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

  It’s been one year since first COVID-19 case in the U.S.

  You should still wear a mask after your get the vaccine

  UAB updates vaccine demand and use in Jefferson County

  UAB looking to start mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Jefferson County

  Folks 75 and up now able to receive COVID vaccine in Jefferson County

  Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Talks COVID 19

  ADPH disputes CDC vaccine ranking

  Ivey responds as ADPH overwhelmed by phone calls about COVID-19 vaccination

  Alabama Democrats not going to President Biden’s inauguration

  Vaccination update and concerns

  Concerns over COVID death projections for Alabama and the United States

  Alabama leaders watching for possible armed protests in Montgomery this weekend

  Expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to more people

  Jefferson County plans to expand vaccinations

  JCDH call center for COVID-19 vaccine receives 3,300 calls in first week

  COVID-19 surge two weeks after Christmas

  Jefferson County vaccination update

  Alabama lawmakers believe words could have been less combative

  UAB hospitalizations remain challenging

  COVID-19 vaccinations should soon increase in Alabama

  Alabama state health officer expects growing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations

  COVID-19 positive cases and patients continue to rise

  Alabama vaccine update, many doctors believe vaccine process is going too slow

  COVID-19 vaccine trial at UAB only requires one shot

  Food Banks Hoping for more Stimulus Help in 2021

  Vaccination update at UAB

  UAB doctor warns Alabama ‘is not in a good place’

  COVID testing expected to jump ahead of New Year’s holiday

  COVID-19 vaccines continue to be distributed among Alabama healthcare workers

  UAB Hospital administers first round of COVID-19 vaccinations for employees