Alan Collins

Alan Collins


Birmingham, Ala.

WBRC FOX6 News Reporter Alan Collins is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Not only was he born and raised there, he also attended and graduated from the University of Alabama.

Alan spent his early broadcasting years working in radio. His career took a big turn when he landed a job with The Alabama Radio Network in Montgomery. Not only did he begin broadcasting news statewide, he also had the opportunity to cover then Governor Guy Hunt's trip to Japan, Korea and Taiwan. He also covered the 1988 Democratic National Convention for ARN.

Radio news then brought Alan to Birmingham when he took a job as a newscaster for public radio's WBHM.

His transition into television news began with a job at the local CBS affiliate. WBRC hired Alan to help cover state political news. He worked out of the Montgomery bureau for some time before moving back to the Birmingham area.

Alan's experience and expertise in the often time complex world of politics is invaluable. He is an important part of the FOX6 News team. He lives with his wife Robin and their two dogs, Nikki and Abby, and cat Sheba.

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Recent Articles by Alan

ADPH addresses COVID-19 vaccine frustrations and delays

How much CARES Act money has Alabama spent?

Concerns over false positive test for coach Nick Saban

Handwashing study says SARS-CoV-2 can stay on skin up to 9 hours

ADPH: Alabama COVID numbers improving, but ‘still not where we’d like to be’

UPDATE: Alabama ABC Board ends 11 p.m. alcohol sales cutoff

'Y’all, it’s really bad’: Gov. Ivey tours and pledges support for Gulf Coast

B’ham Police: Surveillance video in Paighton Houston case does not show 2 men she reportedly left with

$5K reward offered for info. to help find 19-year-old girl from Homewood missing in Auburn

  ALEA will be adding more troopers to the road

  Tips for driving in the rain

  Tips for staying cool and hydrated while out in the hot heat

  Hands Free Runs off Road in Alabama Legislature

  Vestavia Hills officers add training for keeping drivers with disabilities safe

  Threat of wildfires growing in Alabama

Animal cruelty act gaining steam in Congress

  3 possible cases of polio-like illness in Alabama