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Jonathan Hardison and Catherine Patterson, both television news anchors at WBRC FOX6 News in Birmingham, AL, sit down with the station’s on-air personalities to share personal stories and experiences in the media industry.

Jonathan Hardison and Catherine Patterson, both television news anchors at WBRC FOX6 News in Birmingham, AL, sit down with the station’s on-air personalities to share personal stories and experiences in the media industry.

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United States

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Jonathan Hardison and Catherine Patterson, both television news anchors at WBRC FOX6 News in Birmingham, AL, sit down with the station’s on-air personalities to share personal stories and experiences in the media industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

6 Off Script: Favorite Moments

10/1/2020
This week on 6 Off Script, Jonathan is recapping the best moments from the podcast so far. We’ve had many guests and getting to know our WBRC family has yielded some truly special moments. Laugh a little, get a little reflective and learn some unexpected truths about the folks up on Red Mountain.

Duration:00:23:42

6 Off Script: Meet Janice Rogers

9/24/2020
This week on 6 Off Script, it’s a conversation with Janice Rogers. WBRC viewers have been waking up with Janice Rogers on Good Day Alabama for years and her relationship with the community is truly special. Jonathan and Catherine learn how Janice stays so warm and friendly and just how far she is willing to go to let the WBRC family in on the most intimate moments of her life.

Duration:00:22:26

6 Off Script: Meet Wes Wyatt

9/17/2020
Wes Wyatt is known around the newsroom for bringing a certain melody to meteorology. Music means about as much to him as his career in weather. This week on 6 Off Script, Jonathan and Catherine are peeling back the layers of family and friends that made Wes who is today.

Duration:00:23:36

6 Off Script: Catch up with Jonathan and Catherine

9/10/2020
This week on 6 Off Script, Jonathan and Catherine are talking about internal and external changes. The internal changes stem from the isolation we’ve all been experiencing through COVID-19. The external changes are a bit more exciting, like introducing a brand new set and new anchor roles! It’s both insightful and exciting we catch up with your favorite co-hosts.

Duration:00:22:40

6 Off Script: Meet Sarah Verser

9/3/2020
Sarah Verser is a Buffalo, N.Y., native who started at the bottom in the news business and worked her way to the top of Red Mountain. She’s found her passion in education and the uplifting stories of students and teachers that sometimes get overlooked. You may be surprised by some of moments that inspired Sarah along the way and how her plans to move forward include breaking out of the box.

Duration:00:22:51

6 Off Script: Meet Josh Gauntt

8/27/2020
We’re getting to know Josh Gauntt. Josh has earned a lot of respect around the station for being a sharp reporter with a smooth style. He’s been at WBRC for eight years and has more than 13 years of professional journalism under his belt. Some may know Josh for his breaking news coverage, others for his in-depth investigative reporting, but what many don’t know is that he has a deep appreciation for fried chicken and classic R&B.

Duration:00:24:08

6 Off Script: Meet Lauren Jackson

8/20/2020
This week on 6 Off Script, we discover the world of Lauren Jackson. Lauren is new to WBRC and considers herself a student of the world. Find our more about her journey here and why being a reporter turned out to be the perfect fit.

Duration:00:27:29

6 Off Script: Meet Fred Hunter

8/13/2020
This week on 6 Off Script, we meet WBRC’s meteorologist and reporter Fred Hunter. Fred serves as meteorologist on the weekends, but during the week he travels across the state, gathering and telling stories for Absolutely Alabama. From the state’s hidden treasures to its well-known attractions, Fred has been a voice of history, community and tradition on Absolutely Alabama for 24 years.

Duration:00:39:03

6 Off Script: Meet Sheldon Haygood

8/6/2020
This week, Sheldon Haygood brings his inspiring attitude and his favorite sports moments to Six off Script. Sheldon is known around the station as the 'sports guy', reporting with the sports department for most of his career and delivering high school football highlights on Sideline. But it’s Sheldon’s strategy for handling life that makes him a real winner. Hear one of our favorite reporters talk about the difficult experiences that revealed his character and how faith and a heart for...

Duration:00:34:58

6 Off Script: Meet Alan Collins

7/27/2020
This week on 6 Off Script we meet Alan Collins. Alan began his career in Montgomery, covering some of the best and worst moments in Alabama politics, including the unprecedented result of a hearing in 1986 that change Alabama from a democratic state to a republican one. From interpreting the battle language of the state’s political heavy hitters to a nerve racking interview with legendary University of Alabama football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, Alan has been following and reporting...

Duration:00:34:50

6 Off Script: Meet Janet Hall

7/16/2020
This week on 6 Off Script Jonathan and Catherine get personal with Janet Hall. Janet’s time at WBRC has made her a veteran as both a journalist and as a team player. Her heart for others has solidified the integrity of her legacy and throughout her career she has learned a lot about life, journalism and the community she serves. As Janet prepares to take on the next chapter of her life, she walks us through some of the pivotal moments that made her the Janet Hall we know and love.

Duration:00:41:03

6 Off Script: Jonathan and Catherine Recap

7/9/2020
Jonathan and Catherine are taking a step back this week on 6 Off Script. They reflect on what they’ve learned so far, both about their guests and about themselves. A lot has changed since they began this journey and the entire 6 Off Script team is looking forward to what lies ahead.

Duration:00:27:46

6 Off Script: Meet the Huddlestons

6/25/2020
This week on 6 Off Script Jonathan and Cat are giving you a blast from the past. Meet John and Clare Huddleston - the husband and wife, WBRC reporter duo whom our audience has come to know and love.

Duration:00:26:02

6 Off Script: Meet Steve Crocker

6/18/2020
This week on 6 Off Script we meet Steve Croker. Most WBRC viewers know Steve as the baritone behind the desk at 9 o’clock each night, delivering the day’s headlines in his signature calm demeanor. When people meet Steve in person, the first thing they usually notice is his height. At 6-foot-6, Steve’s presence in a space speaks for itself. But those who work with Steve don’t attribute his commanding presence to his voice or his stature, they attribute it to his...

Duration:00:24:00

6 Off Script: Meet Chasity Maxie

6/12/2020
This week on 6 Off Script we meet Chasity Maxie, one of WBRC’s newest reporters. Chasity arrived at Red Mountain in the middle of a pandemic, so she hasn’t gotten to meet many of her co-workers. Jonathan and Catherine chat with Chasity about what’s it’s been like to transition under such unusual circumstances and what her biggest challenges have been as she adjusts to a new job and a new city.

Duration:00:21:07

6 Off Script: Meet Cassie Fambro

6/4/2020
Cassie Fambro, one of WBRC's new reporters, has hit the ground running in Birmingham. Jonathan and Catherine talks to WBRC's newest addition to its late-night newscast.

Duration:00:16:09

6 Off Script: Meet Brittany Dionne

6/2/2020
This week on 6 Off Script, we meet Brittany Dionne. She’s native to Birmingham and loves journalism almost as much as she loves her family. When she came to WBRC she got the best of both worlds, reporting in the city she loves while staying close to the people she loves. Jonathan and Catherine learn some fun details about Brittany’s personality and give you a whole new appreciation for the winning smile you see each evening on WBRC.

Duration:00:22:09

6 Off Script: Meet Morgan Hightower

5/21/2020
Morgan Hightower is a Florida native who says she fell in love with Alabama’s southern charm. She is known around the station for bringing dense and complex stories to life and says her journey as an investigative reporter in Alabama has had both its rewards and challenges.

Duration:00:17:24

6 Off Script: Meet Randi Hildreth

5/14/2020
This week on 6 Off Script Jonathan and Catherine talk with Randi Hildreth. Randi uses experiences from a variety of fields to make both her reporting and her perspective as well-rounded as possible. And as Jonathan and Cat go beneath the surface, her story begins to unfold.

Duration:00:20:51

6 Off Script: Meet J-P Dice

5/7/2020
Week two of 6 Off Script is dedicated to a conversation with a fellow podcaster, WBRC Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice.

Duration:00:24:48