Jeh Jeh Pruitt

Jeh Jeh Pruitt
(Source: WBRC)
(Source: WBRC)

WBRC FOX6 Sports Anchor/Reporter Jeh Jeh Pruitt began his television career as an intern at WBRC FOX6 News while a student in college. After graduation, Jeh Jeh moved west, working as a general assignment reporter at KWES-TV in Midland, Texas. He worked in the "Lone Star State" eight months before coming back to Birmingham and WBRC FOX6 News in April of 1996.

His first assignment was as a news photographer, but within six months, Jeh Jeh was reporting. He honed his skills at WBRC's Anniston Bureau, but in January of 1997, Jeh Jeh was brought back to the Magic City to work on Good Day Alabama.

Jeh Jeh can be seen each weekday morning, reporting on anything from the latest exercise craze to breaking news coverage. Sports have always been a part of Jeh Jeh's life. He played football at Jacksonville State University as a running back. He was on the 1992 Division II  National Championship team. Nowadays, he gets his sports fill working with the WBRC FOX6 Sports Team on FOX6 Sideline.

He also gives back to the community by working with children, speaking at schools and being a mentor. He  also emcees events for non-profit organizations and companies. Jeh Jeh and his wife Kerri co-founded The Dannon Project, a The Dannon Project obtained non-profit status in October 2003. It was established to help persons in transition, especially those with addictions on the road to recovery, unemployed, underemployed, at-risk youth and adults, both male and female and specifically non-violent offenders reentering society. He is also involved with the Alabama Organ Center, inspiring others to help raise money and awareness of organ donation. Jeh Jeh and Kerri have one daughter, Jehme who is the love of their lives. His unflagging enthusiasm for the job, his commitment to the community and his high personal standards make Jeh Jeh Pruitt a favorite among his co-workers and those in the community. WBRC is proud to have such a dedicated person on the news and sports teams.