Allen Henry is WSFA 12 News' East Alabama Bureau reporter and the latest addition to the news team.
Allen graduated from Ohio University in 2014, majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a specialization in Sociology and Political Science. Go Bobcats! While at OU, Allen worked as a multimedia reporter, anchor and assignment editor for PBS affiliate WOUB, where his work could be heard on the radio, read online, and seen on WOUB's nightly newscast "Newswatch."
Allen had the privilege of working as an intern with the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire in Washington D.C. covering The White House, Congress and the National Spelling Bee.
He was also selected as a Statehouse News Bureau Fellow, where he covered Ohio state politics from Columbus.
Allen was born and raised in Troy, Ohio and has always had a love of television. He was a founding member of his high school's broadcast journalism club which proved to be
so successful, it turned into a class within a year.
In his spare time, Allen enjoys riding his bike, watching classic films, traveling, and competitively playing board games.
If you have any story ideas or film suggestions for Allen, you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org