Beth Shelburne

Beth Shelburne was born and raised in Birmingham and came home to join WBRC FOX6 News as anchor of WBRC FOX6 News at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. in September of 2010. Her broadcasting career has taken her all over the United States, but "sweet home" Alabama has always been in her heart and she's happy to be back home. Beth has reported and anchored the news in half a dozen cities around the country, including San Diego, California, Fort Myers, Florida, and, most recently, Boston, Massachusetts. Her work has been recognized numerous times; she won an Emmy award for best breaking news coverage during the devastating brushfires of 2003 in Southern California. She also won an Edward R. Murrow award for writing on a series of reports she filed in Manhattan shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Beth's work has been recognized by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Alabama Associated Press. She also won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for her 2012 series on heroin abuse called "Chasing the Dragon." Beth lives in the Birmingham area with her husband, Kevin, and their daughter, Avelina. She cares deeply about issues that affect women and children and is active in many cancer organizations. She also enjoys music, cooking and traveling. She is proud to be a part of the strong tradition of news and community service at WBRC FOX6 News.

Recent Articles by Beth

Alabama prisoner commits suicide at Kilby Prison

Inside the federal investigation of Alabama prisons

Alabama correctional officer arrested for marijuana possession

Alabama prisons report fatal stabbing and two recent suicides

Christmas shoebox recipient surprises AL family who sent her ‘life-changing’ gift

“They are letting the inmates kill each other,” says mother of man stabbed at Holman Prison

Prisoners used bolt cutters, hacksaw and handgun to escape maximum-security prison in Alabama

It’s never too late to change: UAB employee shares journey from homelessness to redemption

Alabama women’s prison opens first-of-its-kind lactation room

What’s the best way to talk to kids about drugs?

A Tale of Two Prosecutors in Jefferson County

Failure to Appear arrests need reform, advocates say

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice: Meet the Candidates

Alabama Secretary of State: Meet the Candidates

Jefferson County Sheriff’s race: Meet the Candidates

Alabama Attorney General’s race: Meet the Candidates

Amendment One revisits Ten Commandments issue in Alabama

Sudden cardiac arrest survivor helps raise awareness

Contraband drugs and weapons seized in Alabama prisons

Former ADOC officer faces drug charges as Alabama prison system struggles to combat contraband