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

  First look at plans for Alabaster new police department and more

Calera bridge project won’t be complete until spring

  Calera Park continues to grow and boost revenue

  Shelby County organization helps family of fallen Huntsville officer

  Shelby County church to host Blue Christmas service to help people with holiday depression

  School nurse ask parents to help check flu out of schools

  Farm Christmas Party at Oak Mountain State Park

  Valley Elementary school will soon be an entertainment district

The 2019 Holiday Artist Market in Shelby County

  Alabaster police triple police presence at popular shopping center

  Pelham PD honors the life of Officer Phillip Davis on 10-year anniversary of death

  Doctors encourage parents to disinfect school supplies to cut down on flu

  Eating Thanksgiving leftovers for too long could make you sick

  Shelby County Sheriff warns about porch pirates

  Pelham Police Department is hiring

  Pelham Chick-fil-A reopens following renovations

Expect to see extra State Troopers on the roads this Thanksgiving

  Do’s and don’ts when it comes to cooking your turkey

  Chelsea community rallies around family after son’s serious golf cart accident

Holiday volunteers needed in Shelby County

  Chelsea boy fights for life after golf cart accident, family asks for prayers

  Schools ask parents to be proactive as they start to see respiratory infections

  Brewery plans to open in Pelham in Spring 2020

Hoover police looking for two suspects in card theft case

  Shelby Co. Sheriff asks people to be aware of increase crime around holidays

  Fire departments offer free smoke detector maintenance

  Doctors say cold weather is a reminder to wash your hands

  Firefighters prepare for freezing temperatures

  Plans for new Shelby County services building near completion

  The 70th Shelby County Fair happening this week