Joe WhelanSports Anchor

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Joe is an award-winning storyteller and the weekend sports anchor at ABC 33/40. He comes to Birmingham after spending two-and-a-half years as a sports anchor in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Prior to that, he was a sports and news reporter in Bismarck, North Dakota.

When not working Joe loves spending time with his wife Melanie, staying active and exploring his new home of Alabama. Even when away from the office, he can't get enough sports, so Birmingham is an ideal home!

Joe has been recognized by the Indiana SPJ and the North Dakota Broadcasters Association for his sports reporting. A native of New Jersey, Joe is a graduate of the University of Maryland.

You can catch Joe on the anchor desk Saturday and Sunday, and covering the teams you love during the week.