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

ABC Board plans to end the 11 p.m. alcohol restrictions

Hospitals using plasma as treatment for COVID patients

Head of the U.S. coronavirus response effort at the University of Alabama

Beware of COVID-19 “Long Haul Syndrome” as it may have lingering symptoms

UAB mask test proves it must be worn properly

  Health leaders seeing positive signs regarding COVID-19 cases

  Alabama hospitals remain stressed with COVID-19 patients

  Face covering order currently set to expire Friday; Will it be extended?

  Some hospitals concerned about staffing as COVID-19 cases rise

Alabama Should be Prepared to Wear Face Masks for Rest of the Year

  ‘I was terrified’: Riverchase Galleria employee believes more could be done for safety after fatal shooting

  Major concerns in keeping voters safe from COVID-19

  Problems with unemployment claims continue

  Beware of crooks trying to get unemployment checks

FBI: Video evidence shows noose found in garage of Bubba Wallace had been there since Oct. 2019

Health professionals respond to spike in COVID-19 cases

  Teachers are looking for a plan on returning to the classroom

  Sons speak at funeral for Moody Lt. Stephen Williams

  Health experts say a second wave of coronavirus is probable later this year

  Doctors: More testing needed on drugs touted as coronavirus treatment

Tips from UAB on getting kids to wear a face mask

  Meat shortage possible amidst COVID-19 pandemic

  Warnings about Stimulus Checks and other Coronavirus Fraud Attemps

  Coronavirus impacting gas prices

  How concerned should we be in Alabama about the coronavirus?

  You can now file your 2019 taxes

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

  Search continues for missing Trussville woman

  Protecting yourself during the Christmas shopping season

  ’If you have my daughter, she is loved.’: Aniah’s father pleads for her safe return