Alan Collins

Alan Collins


Birmingham, Ala.

WBRC FOX6 News Reporter Alan Collins is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Not only was he born and raised there, he also attended and graduated from the University of Alabama.

Alan spent his early broadcasting years working in radio. His career took a big turn when he landed a job with The Alabama Radio Network in Montgomery. Not only did he begin broadcasting news statewide, he also had the opportunity to cover then Governor Guy Hunt's trip to Japan, Korea and Taiwan. He also covered the 1988 Democratic National Convention for ARN.

Radio news then brought Alan to Birmingham when he took a job as a newscaster for public radio's WBHM.

His transition into television news began with a job at the local CBS affiliate. WBRC hired Alan to help cover state political news. He worked out of the Montgomery bureau for some time before moving back to the Birmingham area.

Alan's experience and expertise in the often time complex world of politics is invaluable. He is an important part of the FOX6 News team. He lives with his wife Robin and their two dogs, Nikki and Abby, and cat Sheba.

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Recent Articles by Alan

  Alabama health leaders still concerned about COVID vaccine hesitancy

  UAB Making Scheduling Changes for COVID-19 Vaccinations

  No appointment COVID-19 clinics open at Parker HS and Hoover Met

  Update on Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause in Alabama

  Mayor Randall Woodfin Talks about Recent Gun Violence

  Hoover woman who got J&J vaccine supports shots

  COVID vaccine supply may soon outpace demand

  Volunteers working to get more information about COVID-19 vaccine to folks

  Jill Biden addresses how stimulus bill can help children in Birmingham

  Face mask mandate ends for Alabama; JeffCo health officer says he won’t extend county-wide

  Renewed efforts to increase vaccinations and attack vaccine hesitancy

  Shelby County business on end of face mask order

  Can 16, 17 year olds get COVID-19 vaccinations without permission?

  UAB updates COVID vaccination progress, brief Hoover Met site shutdown in May

  Poll says parents balking at vaccines for kids

  Face mask order and gyms

  UAB epidemiologist concerned about end of mask mandate, new COVID outbreak

  First day all Alabama residents 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination

  Alabama health leaders react to vaccine eligibility expansion

  Johnson and Johnson vaccine mix up not expected to impact Alabama immediately

  Greater B’ham association of Homebuilders advises tornado victims to take their time and do their research

  Flooding issues around Walker County Wednesday

  Local vaccinations opportunities in Walker County

  Alabama health leaders react to ‘impending doom’ comment about COVID-19

  Alabama may be close to opening up additional eligibility for COVID vaccinations

  Governor Ivey tours tornado destruction around Alabama

  Recovery efforts begin in Ohatchee following deadly tornado

  Getting vaccines to rural Alabama

  Severe weather may impact COVID-19 vaccination sites Thursday

  Trussville couple caught COVID-19 before they could get the vaccine