John Huddleston

John Huddleston

Reporter

Birmingham, Ala.

John Huddleston joined WBRC FOX6 News in August 2012. He worked in Tuscaloosa for the previous 10 years.

John started in TV while still in high school. He joined College Sports Southeast in the fall of 2000 and worked as a tape editor/studio camera operator. He then moved to Tuscaloosa to attend school at the University of Alabama and later graduated with a degree in broadcast news. While still in school, John worked at WVUA-TV starting off as a weekend photographer and eventually working his way up to Executive Producer/10PM Anchor. He worked most of the years in between as a sports anchor/producer at the station.

John has received close to 25 Associated Press awards for his work in both news and sports. He was named "Best Sports Anchor" four times and was the producer of the program that won "Best Sports Program" five times. In addition, he has been honored for his reporting and photography work covering both news and sports.

In his spare time, John enjoys playing golf, traveling, and reading. He currently lives in Hoover with his wife Clare, who is also a WBRC FOX6 News reporter.

Awards:

  • 20+ Associated Press Awards

Education:

  • University of Alabama: Broadcast Journalism

Recent Articles by John

  Crime Stoppers investigators on search for Kamille: The response is great

  Speak up! Domestic violence affects everyone

Hot dry conditions outside driving the pests indoors

Drought impact on water levels

  Do you have a sinus infection or a virus?

  Concerns over Alabama reading law that could hold kids back a year

  What to do with your lawn during a drought

  Fighting fires in record-breaking temperatures

  Man remembers near-fatal mistake after hot car death in Oxford

  Alabama forest fires keeping firefighters busy

Safe driving at school crossings

  Visitation policy at Children’s Hospital changing ahead of flu season

  Cullman County School System tries to get ahead of flu season

  Mayor Frank Brocato and Hoover City Council approve city budget

  Irondale Police Department mourns loss of officer

  Drought putting strain on fire departments

  Growing pumpkins despite the drought

  Southtown project moving forward

  Forestdale Fire Department lacks mattresses for dorms

  Number of wildfires in Alabama increasing

  Alabama currently ranks sixth in the nation for vehicle-train fatalities

  State rep to introduce bill to help families of fallen officers

  Arson investigation underway in Parrish

  Fire risk increases as drought continues

  Gardendale police officers will get body cams

  How is Alabama combating vape-related illness?

  Brighton residents say bulk trash pickup hasn’t happened in months

  New commercial development could be coming to Gardendale

  Neighbors concerned about speeding cars in west Birmingham

  Health Department: Heat the primary driver of recent air quality alerts