Jeff Sanders

Assistant News Director Anchor

Jeff Sanders is a native of Florida who now calls Alabama home. He co-anchors Alabama News Network at 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. along with covering stories important to Alabama viewers. He joined CBS 8 in January 2005.

As a child, Jeff had the opportunity to travel extensively around the country, from the plains of Kansas to the beaches of Hawaii. Jeff attended Troy University where he majored in Broadcast Journalism and History.

While still in school, he was hired by WTVY in Dothan, Alabama, as the weekend weather anchor. Jeff then took over morning weather duties, and evenutually became the 5, 6, and 10 p.m. weather anchor. During his time in Dothan, Jeff won several awards, including an Alabama Associated Press Award for Best Weather Anchor.

Despite his love of weather, Jeff decided to move in another direction and return to his first love — news! That’s what brings Jeff to Montgomery. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys watching movies, camping, hiking, and all kinds of trivia games. He looks forward to meeting the people of Central, West and South Alabama.

Don’t miss Jeff’s special series, Positively Alabama, which airs every Thursday night on Alabama News Network at 6:00.

Email Jeff

Articles

Challengers Criticize Absent Ivey as Governor Skips Debate

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s primary challengers took aim at her decision to skip a televised debate. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, state Sen. Bill Hightower and evangelist Scott Dawson criticized Ivey’s decision to not attend the Thursday debate hosted by WVTM-13…

Related Posts

Ivey Signs Executive Order on Administration Pay

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed an executive order prohibiting administration members from having their salaries paid by outside entities and sources. Ivey’s office announced Wednesday she had signed an executive order banning so-called “executive loan” arrangements. The move comes…

Related Posts

Governor Ivey Not Attending Upcoming Debates

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will not attend upcoming debates in the race for governor. A spokeswoman for Ivey’s campaign said she will not attend two separate GOP primary debates this month being hosted by WVTM 13 debate and al.com. Campaign…

Related Posts

Teen Swept Away in Rip Tide off Alabama Beach

The search for a Wisconsin teen swept away in a rip current while swimming off the coast of Fort Morgan, Alabama has ended with no sign of the boy. The Fort Morgan Fire Department says the search for 17-year-old Jevon…

Related Posts

Related Posts

Severe Weather Hits North Alabama

Officials say one person has been injured after severe weather caused damage in a northern Alabama city. City of Decatur spokeswoman Emily Long said Wednesday the person was taken in for evaluation, but did not provide any more information on…

Related Posts

Breaking Barriers Summit Seeks to Increase HIV and HEP C Awareness

Raising awareness for the prevention of HIV and Hepatitis C in Alabama was front and center in Prattville.   The non-profit, Medical Advocacy And Outreach sponsored their 2nd annual Breaking Barriers Summit at the Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel and Conference Center.…

Related Posts

Related Posts

Sen. Elect Doug Jones Announces Senior Staff Positions

Alabama Senator-Elect Doug Jones’ office announced some key positions.  Jones is set to be sworn into office tomorrow.  The following is a press release from his office. Washington D.C. – Senator-elect Doug Jones today announced the hiring of key senior staff positions including…

Related Posts

7-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shoots and Kills Himself

A 7-year-old boy was killed in what authorities say was likely an accidental shooting in Alabama. Sgt. Jack Self with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded Monday evening to a home in Concord. A preliminary investigation shows the…

Related Posts