I'm from Greensboro, North Carolina. In fact, my mom, dad and brother are all natives of the Tarheel state.
We moved to Huntsville when I was in the third grade, because my father got a job with the Army Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal.
I grew up during the heyday of the work developing America's first missiles, and the moon program at Marshall Space Flight Center.
One of my best memories is the way the whole town shook when they tested the Saturn 5's main engines.
I graduated from Huntsville High School and then went to Auburn. I majored in Journalism, with minors in speech, English, and history. After graduation, I started work in Anniston at a small TV station that no longer exists, WHMA.
In May of 1977, my family moved back to the Rocket City, and I took a job as Sports Director at what was then called Action News 19.
In late 1999 I started making the transition from sports to news, and became the Senior Reporter at NewsChannel 19.
In late October my job changed again, as I became co-anchor with Lisa Washington on NewsChannel 19 This Morning.
My wife Sue is the Office Manager for Retinal Services of North Alabama. I have two married sons, one of whom, Chris, works at Huntsville Hospital. My other son, Wes, lives in Auburn, but works in Columbus, Georgia as a Credit Analyst for Tesis.
You may see me from time to time, walking or running on the streets of Huntsville, and that's one of the things I like to do.
I have a motorcycle which I like to ride. I collect first edition books, and my wife and I are interested in art, and our two Boston Terriers -- Winnie and Pookie. Yeah, those are goofy names, but the dogs are cute!
I may be from North Carolina, and my wife from Atlanta, but we both consider Huntsville our home town now.