Hannah Ward

Hannah Ward

Reporter

Shelby County, Ala.

Hannah Ward is a dayside reporter for WBRC FOX6 News. You can catch her on WBRC FOX6 News at 4 pm - 6:30 pm.

She joined the WBRC FOX6 news team in July of 2016.

She graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in telecommunication and film and started her career with several internships while in school in Tuscaloosa including WVUA-TV, T-Town TV, and WHNT News 19 in Huntsville.

Shortly after college graduation, Hannah moved home to North Alabama to start her broadcast career. In Huntsville, Alabama she worked as a reporter/producer at WHNT News 19, a CBS affiliate. While in Huntsville, Hannah covered a variety of news stories that included the shooting attack on military recruiting centers in Chattanooga, winter weather coverage that impacted the entire metro area, and the Discovery Middle School shooting trial, and much more. Hannah was recognized by the Alabama Associated Press for her coverage on Christmas Day flooding that impacted several areas in North Alabama. For that coverage, she received an award in the “Best Spot News Story” category.

After two years at WHNT, Hannah and her husband decided to make the move to Birmingham to further both of their careers. Hannah was very pleased to accept a position at WBRC FOX6.

In her spare time, Hannah enjoys any and all outdoor activities. Hanging out with her friends and big family as much as possible. Hannah and her husband love spending time with their yellow lab Charlie. Some of Hannah’s hobbies include cooking, running, scuba diving, and arts and crafts.

If you have a story idea or a news tip, send it her way. Hannah loves getting involved with the community that surrounds her and connecting with WBRC FOX6 viewers. She has a true passion for telling stories and would be honored to help WBRC viewers in any way she can.

Awards:

  • Emmy Nominated
  • Associated Press Award for Spot News Coverage
  • Associated Press Award – Best Series “Poop Trains” 2018

Education:

  • University of Alabama: Broadcast Journalism

Recent Articles by Hannah

Alabaster man faces charges of abuse after fractures found on baby who was only weeks old

Shelby County asking residents to take Coosa River Express survey

  Women working in local government trying to show other women career opportunities

  Shelby County State of the Communities

  Alabaster Fire Department hosts training for fire departments across state

  Valley Elementary transforms into Campus 124

  Project for new Shelby County Services building now underway

  Two cars stolen from Helena, police urge drivers to lock cars

  More new businesses, including Slice Pizza, coming to downtown Montevallo

Rain delays The Festival of Tulips

  Alabaster looks to develop 160 acres off Highway 119

  Pelham Fire works to help aging population

American Village celebrates 20 years of educating students

University of Montevallo freezes tuition

  Does you car insurance include flood coverage?

  Pelham trains first responders on new hazmat unit

  Pelham Business Alliance looking for new members

  Llama, llama loves Valentine’s Day!

  Alabaster firefighters warn overnight weather could bring trees down

  Pelham looking into flooding issues in Holland Lakes neighborhood

  Highway 13 still closed in Helena after flooding

  Chelsea Park Elementary gets 75 Chromebooks from tax increase

  Some Shelby County residents speak out against Coosa River Express

  Shelby County EMA seeing success from new alert system

  Shelby County housing market offers buyers more for less

  New storm shelter will open soon in Chelsea

  Shelby County Sheriff looking to fill six positions

  Austin Perine inspires the masses, encouraging others to “show love”

  ALDOT plans to pave a fourth lane on I-65 from Alabaster to I-459

  Traffic study to improve Highway 31 traffic in Pelham and Alabaster