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

New anti-robocall bill a good start at reducing schemes

Ways to keep your dog calm during NYE fireworks

Taking precautions in the cold weather

Buckle up back there!

  Nationwide school bus recall could impact Alabama buses

  ‘You can’t have a worse crime than this’: Legally what happens next in Kamille McKinney’s murder case?

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

Hot dry conditions outside driving the pests indoors

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

What to do with your lawn during a drought

Number of wildfires in Alabama increasing

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

Thousands of airbags under recall in Alabama

Fines increase for Alabama’s move over law

Making sure your kids are safe on the bus

Teachers finding new ways to raise money for classroom supplies

Coroner identifies 2 workers killed in Hoover trench collapse Tuesday

Leaving a bottle of water in your car can be dangerous

Hoover school leaders ban headphones and earbuds without principal permission

Alabama Power ready to respond to Barry

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

Flesh-eating bacteria: What you need to know

How to get a STAR ID

  Mother of Alabama infant with measles speaks out

  Measles: What you should know

Staying cool when it’s so hot outside

Alabama sees drop in college freshman taking remediation courses

Woman dies after tree falls on her St. Clair County home