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

  Heating and cooling your home when it’s hot, then cold

Future of B’ham trades tower in 5 Points South

  Granite company closes unexpectedly, leaving families in limbo

  Flooding concerns on Messer Airport Highway continue

  Business community happy to see 59/20 bridges reopen

  Make sure you have multiple ways to receive weather warnings

  Get ready for possible severe weather ahead of Saturday’s storms

  Tornadoes a part of life in Alabama

Will situation in Iran impact gas prices?

  Alabama continues to see significant flu activity

  Could Birmingham get its own NYE ‘Ball Drop’?

  New anti-robocall bill a good start at reducing schemes

  Impact of the 2020 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl

  Tips for staying safe on New Year’s Eve

  Ways to keep your dog calm during NYE fireworks

  Last minute fireworks rush as New Year’s approaches

Hanceville Police track down supplier and seizes 6 pounds of meth

  Birmingham Police officer saves litter of Christmas puppies

  Adult dog adoption fees still being waived Greater Birmingham Humane Society

  Don’t forget about the after Christmas deals

  New resturants in Hoover

  Small businesses pleased with holiday shopping season

  Heavy traffic expected weekend before Christmas

  Birmingham Fire Station 27 to reopen Monday

  Homewood schools offering defensive tactics course for faculty, staff

  Search intensifying for capital murder suspect

  Postal worker captured on video throwing package

  Trussville lacrosse players want answers about use of stadium

  Hoover breaks ground on Berry Middle addition

  Pleasant Grove working to end porch piracy