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  • Brenda Ladun

    Brenda Ladun

    Brenda Ladun anchors the weekday 6:00 and 10:00 News on ABC 33/40 and presents her Matters of Faith stories every week.More >>
  • Brian Peters

    Brian Peters

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-18 17:00:40 GMT
    Brian Peters watched lightning as a child, so it was no surprise that when a hurricane affected him in Florida, he would choose to go into the field of meteorology.
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    Brian Peters watched lightning as a child, so it was no surprise that when a hurricane affected him in Florida, he would choose to go into the field of meteorology.  Brian earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from Florida State University and a Masters of Public Administration from TCU.More >>
  • Candace Sweat

    Candace Sweat

    Candace joined ABC 33/40 in August 2011 as a reporter/multi-media journalist. She is part of the news team dedicated to the station's new afternoon news program, Focus @ 4:00.More >>
  • Candace White

    Candace White

    Candace White is a reporter for Good Morning Alabama and a producer.  She spends half her time in front of the camera, bringing you stories you need to know about before heading out the door.  The other half of her time is spent producing and building some of the newscasts you watch every day.More >>
  • Charles Daniel

    Charles Daniel

    Charles is originally from Marietta, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Communications. Severe weather the day before graduation changed his life forever. That's whenMore >>
    Charles is originally from Marietta, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Communications. Severe weather the day before graduation changed his life forever. That's whenMore >>
  • Cory McGinnis

    Cory McGinnis

    Cory McGinnis joined the reporting staff at ABC 33/40 in March.More >>
  • Dave Baird

    Dave Baird

    Dave anchors ABC 33/40's 6:00 and 10:00 news.  He has more than four decades of news experience in Central Alabama.More >>
  • Ebony Hall

    Ebony Hall

    Ebony Hall has been with ABC 33/40 since 2004. She started as a reporter in our Tuscaloosa Bureau and later transferred to our Birmingham newsroom. In 2010, Ebony began anchoring the Saturday evening newscasts, and earlier this year she was promoted to co-anchor Good Morning Alabama.More >>
  • Edward Burch

    Edward Burch

    Edward Burch joined ABC 33/40's Focus @ 4:00 team in September.More >>
  • Haley Westbrook

    Haley Westbrook

    Haley joined the ABC 3340 team in July, 2011 as a reporter determined to make a lasting difference in the community.More >>
  • Honora Gathings

    Honora Gathings

    Honora Gathings is thrilled to be back home! Born and raised in Birmingham, she graduated from Advent Episcopal Day School and Mountain Brook High School. After earning her bachelor's degree from FloridaMore >>
    Honora Gathings anchors the Sunday news and reports at 5:00 and 6:00 during the week.More >>
  • Isaiah Harper

    Isaiah Harper

    Isaiah is a veteran reporter and Alabama native who is happy to be covering stories that impact the people of Tuscaloosa and western Alabama.More >>
    Isaiah is a veteran reporter and Alabama native who is happy to be covering stories that impact the people of Tuscaloosa and western Alabama.More >>
  • James Spann

    James Spann

    James is the Chief Meteorologist for ABC 33/40. He can be seen weeknights on the news at 4, 5, 6, and 10 o'clock. He joined ABC 33/40 one month after the station signed on the air in the fall of 1996.More >>
    James is the Chief Meteorologist for ABC 33/40. He can be seen weeknights on the news at 5, 6, and 10 o'clock.More >>
  • Jeff Speegle

    Jeff Speegle

    Jeff Speegle is the weekend sports anchor at ABC 33/40, joining the team in 1996 when the station signed on the air.More >>
  • Larry Miller

    Larry Miller

    Larry Miller joined the reporting team at ABC 33/40 in February.  He's excited to call the "Magic City" home and looking forward to his adventure in the Southeast.  Larry comes to us from Southern OregonMore >>
    Larry Miller joined the reporting team at ABC 33/40 in February.  He's excited to call the "Magic City" home and looking forward to his adventure in the Southeast.
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  • Linda Mays

    Linda Mays

    Linda Mays is an award winning journalist who anchors the Midday and 5:00 News on ABC 33/40. She also keeps viewers up to date on the latest medical developments through her daily "Your Health" reports.More >>
  • Marissa Mitchell

    Marissa Mitchell

    Marissa Mitchell is an anchor/reporter at ABC 33/40. She anchors the Midday News every Monday, and serves as a primary fill-in host for "Talk of Alabama." During the week, Marissa covers Birmingham City Hall.More >>
    Marissa Mitchell is an anchor/reporter at ABC 33/40. She anchors the Midday News every Monday, and serves as a primary fill-in host for "Talk of Alabama." During the week, Marissa covers Birmingham City Hall.More >>
  • Mike Raita

    Mike Raita

    Mike is an EMMY award winning sportscaster and a 1981 graduate of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Mike got his start in broadcasting in 1981.More >>
  • Nicole Allshouse

    Nicole Allshouse

    Nicole Allshouse is the host of ABC 33/40's morning program, "Talk of Alabama." It is a light hearted show aimed at enlightening, entertaining and engaging its viewers. And we believe Nicole is the kindMore >>
    Nicole Allshouse is the host of ABC 33/40's morning program, "Talk of Alabama." It is a light hearted show aimed at enlightening, entertaining and engaging its viewers. And we believe Nicole is the kind of person you'll never forget.More >>
  • Pam Huff

    Pam Huff

    A familiar face to Birmingham news viewers for more than 30 years, Pam anchors "Focus@4" and the "5 O'Clock News" on ABC 33/40.More >>
    A familiar face to Birmingham news viewers for more than 30 years, Pam anchors "Focus@4" and the "5 O'Clock News" on ABC 33/40.More >>
  • Robert Richardson

    Robert Richardson

    Robert Richardson joined ABC 33/40 as a reporter in June 2013. He is thrilled to be working for the hometown news team he watched as a teenager.More >>
    Robert Richardson joined ABC 33/40 as a reporter in June 2013. He is thrilled to be working for the hometown news team he watched as a teenager.More >>
  • Samantha Russell

    Samantha Russell

    Samantha Russell spent half of her childhood in Birmingham and the other half in Enid, Oklahoma, Growing up dancing and spending lots of time on stage, Samantha always had dreams of being in front of theMore >>
    Samantha Russell spent half of her childhood in Birmingham and the other half in Enid, Oklahoma, Growing up dancing and spending lots of time on stage, Samantha always had dreams of being in front of the camera.More >>
  • Sarah Snyder

    Sarah Snyder

    For Sarah, joining the ABC 33/40 team is nothing short of landing a dream job.More >>
  • Sheri Falk

    Sheri Falk

    Sheri Falk joined the ABC 33/40 morning news team in March.   Before moving her dogs, cats and husband to Birmingham, Sheri spent the last five years working in Hattiesburg, Mississippi at WDAM-TV. WhileMore >>
    Sheri Falk joined the ABC 33/40 morning news team in March. Before moving her dogs, cats and husband to Birmingham, Sheri spent the last five years working in Hattiesburg, Mississippi at WDAM-TV. While there she served as the evening anchor and general assignment/health reporter.More >>
  • Sherrie Evans

    Sherrie Evans

    Sherrie Evans joined ABC 3340 in March 2012 and is excited to be reporting in the Magic City. This is her second time calling Birmingham home, having lived and worked here about 10 years ago.  SherrieMore >>
    Sherrie Evans joined ABC 3340 in March 2012 and is excited to be reporting in the Magic City. This is her second time calling Birmingham home, having lived and worked here about 10 years ago.
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  • Stu McCann

    Stu McCann

    Stu joined the sports team at ABC 33/40 in October, 2012 as a producer and reporter. He's spent the past five years in Alabama getting an education in the SEC and BBQ. He continues to advance toward aMore >>
    Stu joined the sports team at ABC 33/40 in October, 2012 as a producer and reporter. He's spent the past five years in Alabama getting an education in the SEC and BBQ. He continues to advance toward a dual doctorate.More >>
  • Thomas Lower

    Thomas Lower

    Thomas hosts TechBits on Wednesday's 10:00 newscast and Thursday's Good Morning Alabama.More >>
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  • TechBits: portable power (04.23.14)

    TechBits: portable power (04.23.14)

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:41:00 GMT
    There are many options for getting extra power to your portable devices- and they go beyond just batteries..The EnerPlex Surfr series phone cases have solar panels built in. They generate power from the sun, and store it in an internal battery you use to power up your phone. They make the phone a little big and bulky- but they can be invaluable to hikers or campers.Dane-Elec provides power and data with the Mobile Junkie Media Streamer. The unit has a built-in battery beefy enough to complete...More >>
    There are many options for getting extra power to your portable devices- and they go beyond just batteries..The EnerPlex Surfr series phone cases have solar panels built in. They generate power from the sun, and store it in an internal battery you use to power up your phone. They make the phone a little big and bulky- but they can be invaluable to hikers or campers.Dane-Elec provides power and data with the Mobile Junkie Media Streamer. The unit has a built-in battery beefy enough to complete...More >>
  • Birmingham Mayor issues takeover agreement amid lawsuit over precinct construction

    Birmingham Mayor issues takeover agreement amid lawsuit over precinct construction

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:32:26 GMT
    Birmingham Mayor William Bell addressed police officers Wednesday at the city's West Precinct following years of delay to construction of a new site.ABC 33/40 has learned some people say parts of the building is in dire need of upgrades. A few years ago, the city approved a plan for new construction. Since then, it has been delayed. A contractor for the project, Chris Woods, has also filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming city leaders stalled progress.Bell did not speak directly to that l...More >>
    Birmingham Mayor William Bell addressed police officers Wednesday at the city's West Precinct following years of delay to construction of a new site.ABC 33/40 has learned some people say parts of the building is in dire need of upgrades. A few years ago, the city approved a plan for new construction. Since then, it has been delayed. A contractor for the project, Chris Woods, has also filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming city leaders stalled progress.Bell did not speak directly to that l...More >>
  • Burned body found in Fairfield identified as 22-year-old Pinson woman

    Burned body found in Fairfield identified as 22-year-old Pinson woman

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:52:02 GMT
     The body of 22-year-old Megan Elizabeth Monroe, of Pinson, was found outside this home in Fairfield, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (abc3340.com) The body of 22-year-old Megan Elizabeth Monroe, of Pinson, was found outside this home in Fairfield, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (abc3340.com)
    Police have identified the burned body found last weekend behind a vacant home in Fairfield as a 22-year-old Pinson woman.More >>
    Police have identified the burned body found last weekend behind a vacant home in Fairfield as a 22-year-old Pinson woman.More >>