Alan Collins Biography
Alan Collins is a television news reporter for WBRC 6. He began his career on radio, ending up as a political reporter for the Alabama Radio Network in Montgomery before moving to Birmingham as a newscaster for WBHM-FM. Collins transitioned to television with WIAT 42 and then moved to WBRC in 1998 as a state political reporter working out of Montgomery. He now works general assignments and covers Jefferson County government.
WBRC FOX6 News Reporter Alan Collins is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Not only was he born and raised there. However, he has not yet updated his date of birth and year.
Alan Collins Wife
He is married to Robin. However, he lives with his wife Robin and their two dogs, Nikki and Abby, and cat Sheba. Collins and his wife Robin currently reside in Birmingham.Alan Collins Photo
He attended and graduated from the University of Alabama.
Alan Collins Career
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, but 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 experience and expertise in the often time complex world of politics are invaluable. He is an important part of the FOX6 News team
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