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Volunteers Work to Prepare for National Championship Game

It takes scores of volunteers to prepare for the National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson in Glendale, Arizona. We find out about those efforts as the national sports media also prepares. This is our Live coverage from Alabama News Network at Noon on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. Categories: Montgomery, Sports, Video

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Shane Butler

Chief Meteorologist Shane Butler is a Central Alabama native. Shane was born in Montgomery, grew up in Eclectic and is a graduate of Elmore County High School and Troy University. He has his broadcast meteorology certification from Mississippi State University. Shane joined Alabama News Network as chief meteorologist in September 2015 after being chief meteorologist at WRDW in Augusta, Georgia,…

Jay Martin

I joined Alabama News Network as a meteorologist in June 2015. I’m from the small town of Kennesaw, Georgia, which is just north of Atlanta. I grew up seeing all types of interesting weather, from snow storms to tornadoes. That helped me decide to make weather my career. I enjoy severe weather with hail, lightning and tornadoes. I have been…

Elissia Wilson

Elissia Wilson is a meteorologist for Alabama News Network. You can catch her forecasts every weekday morning on CBS 8 and ABC Montgomery from 5am-7am and at noon. Prior to joining Alabama News Network, Elissia forecasted weather in Panama City, Florida; Columbus, Georgia; and Fort Smith, Arkansas, where she guided viewers through floods, tornadoes, hail and snowstorms. Elissia also worked…

Olivia Deas

Alabama News Network Morning/Noon Anchor Olivia Deas is a native of North Georgia from the city of Canton. Olivia has traveled all over, but comes to Montgomery from Colorado Springs, Colorado where she reported in the evening and morning shows. Olivia is a graduate of Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA with a degree in Communication and Journalism. Olivia also…

Tim Lennox

Veteran Alabama broadcaster Tim Lennox co-anchors Alabama News Network This Morning from 5 a.m. until 7 a.m. weekdays. He’s lived in Alabama since 1976 when he moved to the state from New York City and started working as a helicopter radio traffic reporter in Birmingham. He also spent a lot of years anchoring radio news and hosting radio talk shows…

Darryl Hood

Darryl Hood joined the Alabama News Network in October 2014. He is an accomplished award winning broadcast journalist with nearly two decades of experience as a news anchor and reporter. Darryl knew since the age of 16 he wanted a career in television news. With the support of his family, friends and the guidance of several mentors, Darryl was able…

Stefanie Hicks

Stefanie Hicks joined CBS 8 in July 2004 and co-anchors Alabama News Network at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. She also features good things happening across the River Region in What’s Right With Your Community. Stefanie is a native of Enterprise, Alabama. She is a graduate of Troy University, and began her television career as a reporter at WTVY-TV in…