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

  Operation Reveille housing blitz helps homeless veterans

  Mother of Birmingham man killed searching for answers

  Birmingham city leaders consider moratorium on self-storage buildings

  Alabama Power ready for more storms; how can you prepare?

  Large yellow jacket nests spotted in Alabama

  Birmingham police add trauma kits to patrol cars

  Birmingham housing authority holds town hall on public safety after teen shooting incident

  Alabama’s May jobs report looks good

  Police warning about online shopping safety

  Teens injured in shooting are improving; community safety meeting planned

  City of Gardendale building first storm shelter

  1 charged with assault after woman beaten at Gardendale neighborhood pool

  Birmingham councilor suggests National Guard should be called to deal with city’s crime

  Move out deadline extended for Metropolitan tenants

  Violent weekend in Birmingham: what’s being done to stop the violence?

  Entire apartment complex told to vacate their units

  Teens learn about the dangers of distracted driving

  Four finalists being considered for Birmingham fire chief position

  Flesh-eating bacteria: What you need to know

  Jeff Co. Sheriff recognized for efforts to warn public about sex offenders

  Armed robbery at Birmingham cellphone store

How to get a STAR ID

Abandoned cemetery situation close to resolution

  Deck collapse victim’s family preparing to take legal action

  Southern Baptist Convention being held at BJCC

  Massive pothole fixed on Mulga Loop

  East Lake Park plagued by copper thieves

  Alabama adding more Pre-K classrooms

  Vestavia business remains closed after rockslide

  Where to find summer work