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

A warning from law enforcement for CBD users

  Pelham Fire Department offer citizens to be CPR certified

  Compact 2020 educates some Calera parents on new pressures students face

  Project addressing traffic near Helena Elementary moves forward

Correction officers say man tried to smuggle drugs into jail using reading glasses

  Laws for hunters change this year

  Chelsea looking to citizens to help decide growth

  Shelby County bus drivers attend armed intruder training

  Over 50 people arrested so far in Operation Closeout

  Caregiver accused of stealing money from elderly veteran

  City warns drivers about paving project in Pelham

  Calera bridge project ‘on schedule’ to be complete by end of year

  Firefighters travel to bring awareness to breast cancer

  Woman arrested in Pelham, charged with trafficking meth

Pelham and ALDOT work together on local bridge project

  Local gun range helps hunters sight in their rifle

  Schools seeing early flu impact this year

Deputies arrest man for stealing Shelby Co. school bus

  Montevallo hosts National Night Out in Orr Park

Old Bakers Farm Pumpkin Patch is open

  Investigators say man walked out of Walmart with two TVs

  Pelham adds AED devices all over city

  Alabaster Fire Department honors Breast Cancer Awareness month

  Pelham Fire Department raises money for breast cancer research

  Victim of alleged Shelby County streaker speaks out

  Businesses take a hit as drought worsens in Shelby County

Helena Hollow opens pumpkin patch Saturday

  Large amounts of Meth being trafficked through central Alabama

  Helena leaders organizing anti-bullying event at Helena Middle School

  Compact 2020 urging parents to talk to teens about vaping