John Huddleston

John Huddleston


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.


  • 20+ Associated Press Awards


  • University of Alabama: Broadcast Journalism

Recent Articles by John

Thousands of airbags under recall in Alabama

  Sobering stats about seat belt use

  Alabama Power ready to respond to Barry

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

  Large yellow jacket nests spotted in Alabama

  Flesh-eating bacteria: What you need to know

  How to protect yourself this tick season

  International travel tips to know before you go

  Many teachers taking on extra jobs this summer

  The dangers of texting and driving

  Mother of Alabama infant with measles speaks out

  Measles: What you should know

  Police: Don’t give out too much information on bumper stickers

  How churches are learning to respond to potential threats

  What companies are doing to recruit new employees

  Sec. of State: Alabama woman who joined ISIS, wants to return home is no longer US citizen; cannot return

What’s the future of common core in Alabama schools?

Measles outbreak triggers vaccination discussion

Neighbors of fallen Birmingham officer banding together to help family

Shimming: A new way to steal your information

Flu activity increasing in Alabama

  Changes in school security since Sandy Hook

  Last minute Christmas shopping deals