Jeh Jeh Pruitt

Jeh Jeh Pruitt

Reporter/Sports Anchor

Birmingham, Ala.

WBRC FOX6 Sports Anchor/Reporter Jeh Jeh Pruitt began his television career as an intern at WBRC FOX6 News while a student in college. After graduation, Jeh Jeh moved west, working as a general assignment reporter at KWES-TV in Midland, Texas. He worked in the "Lone Star State" eight months before coming back to Birmingham and WBRC FOX6 News in April of 1996.

His first assignment was as a news photographer, but within six months, Jeh Jeh was reporting. He honed his skills at WBRC's Anniston Bureau, but in January of 1997, Jeh Jeh was brought back to the Magic City to work on Good Day Alabama.

Jeh Jeh can be seen each weekday morning, reporting on anything from the latest exercise craze to breaking news coverage. Sports have always been a part of Jeh Jeh's life. He played football at Jacksonville State University as a running back. He was on the 1992 Division II National Championship team. Nowadays, he gets his sports fill working with the WBRC FOX6 Sports Team on FOX6 Sideline.

He also gives back to the community by working with children, speaking at schools and being a mentor. He also emcees events for non-profit organizations and companies. Jeh Jeh and his wife Kerri co-founded The Dannon Project, a The Dannon Project obtained non-profit status in October 2003. It was established to help persons in transition, especially those with addictions on the road to recovery, unemployed, underemployed, at-risk youth and adults, both male and female and specifically non-violent offenders reentering society. He is also involved with the Alabama Organ Center, inspiring others to help raise money and awareness of organ donation. Jeh Jeh and Kerri have one daughter, Jehme who is the love of their lives. His unflagging enthusiasm for the job, his commitment to the community and his high personal standards make Jeh Jeh Pruitt a favorite among his co-workers and those in the community. WBRC is proud to have such a dedicated person on the news and sports teams.


Recent Articles by Jeh Jeh

  Bassmaster Classic champion hosting boat giveaway for kids

  Leeds Fall Carnival begins Wednesday

  Glenwood Pecans for a purpose

  Jack’s biscuit bake-off championship

  Caribbean Culture Music Food and Fun

  WBRC FOX6 Sideline Pep Breakfast presented by Jack’s at Bessemer City HS

  30 Days of Fiesta begins Thursday at Shops of Grand River

  United for United Way: Community Food Bank

  Family Connection: helping young people in need

  Jeh Jeh’s WBRC FOX6 Sideline Pep Breakfast presented by Jack’s at Hueytown

  Stuff the Bus: Bundles of Hope determined to collect 350K diapers

  TastingTBL: The ultimate dining experience

  Be The Match, Save A Life

  Jeh Jeh Exercise Monday at Gauntlet Fitness

  Eat in the Streets of downtown Birmingham

  Nichols Temple A.M.E. Church Virtual Ensley Hunger Walk

  Dining in or taking out with the 11th annual Birmingham Restaurant Week

  K&J’s Elegant Pastries: Doing business in a COVID-19 world

  St. Elias Lebanese Food Festival in Birmingham

  B’ham tech company GoodJob donates $10K for hunger

  Stay-at-home advice from parents of 7

  Birmingham-area nurses to serve on the health care frontlines in New York

  Golf tournament held in Anniston honoring first African American county commissioner

  Friday is National Bike to Work Day

  Magic City Wine Fest is this Saturday!

  Trussville City Fest happening Saturday