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

  Are you watching your kids in the parking lot?

Irondale Police using new tech to catch crooks

  Suspected arson at new Walker County Sheriff’s office substation in Parrish

  AC problems corrected at 1 Birmingham school

  Keep an eye out for pets during summer months

  How the heat affects your car

  How Birmingham workers and residents are beating the heat

  Keeping kids cool on the school bus

Summer means nearly full animal shelters

  Check on elderly during extremely hot days

  How high school athletes handle the heat

  More students are eligible for financial aid, so why don’t they apply?

  The conclusion of Birmingham’s Peace in the Park

  Bus driver shortage for Birmingham City Schools

  Dealing with the teacher shortage now that classes have started

  With Sears closing, what’s next for the Galleria?

  Scheme Alert: Callers pretending to be from tech giant

Brookside police fighting crime and getting results

  Venezuela issues travel advisory to Birmingham

  NOAH’s Event Venue shutting down

  Making sure your kids are safe on the bus

  Chilton County school resource officers discuss safety plans

  New approach to remove obstacles from students’ lives

  How Chilton County Schools is dealing with teacher shortage

Birmingham City Schools preparing for start of classes

Teachers finding new ways to raise money for classroom supplies

  Federal Reserve cuts rates; What does that mean for you?

  Police need help identifying person of interest after residential burglaries

  Changes coming to MAX Transit

  Housing authority considering new security plan