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

  Calera police arrest two people for cocaine trafficking arrest off I-65

  Shelby County Sheriff’s office track down stolen car thanks to tips from public

  Thomas Rhett Concert expected to impact traffic on I-65 Saturday evening

  Shelby County organization makes big impact to workforce

Shelby County commission gives county employees a raise

  SafeHouse Shelby County holds gala to celebrate 30 years of service

Alabaster partnership to affordable wifi for students at home

  Entertainment area unlike any other in the state coming to Pelham

  Helena Elementary adds Sensory Path to help children deal with emotions

  Shelby Co. investigators make meth bust at the Promenade

  Lunches to stimulate your child’s brain power throughout the day

  Shelby Co. Schools handling increased growth

Shelby County EMA warning people about the heat

  Alabaster holds free health fair Saturday

  Alabaster City Schools superintendent welcomes students back

  Shelby County Schools work to finalize bus routes and hope drivers refresh on bus laws

  Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office planning more patrols to help with back-to-school traffic

  Shelby Co. School Superintendent welcomes students back

  Alabaster moves two schools - that means new bus routes

  First look at plans for Valley Elementary in Pelham

Big crowd in Montevallo for the Just Show up Concert featuring Alessia Cara

Chelsea City Council votes on sales tax increase Aug 6th

  Helena looking at ways to improve Highway 261 near Helena Elementary

  Alabaster planning new justice center, but some property owners refuse to sell

  Shelby County leaders gather for ‘state of the schools’ event

  Shelby Co. teachers learn how to incorporate STEAM into classroom

Montevallo prepares to host ‘Just Show Up’ Concert

  Argument leads to shooting in Chelsea on Sunday

  Oak Mtn Elementary ready for school after fire

  Pelham City leaders work to redevelop Valley Elementary