Jeff Hullinger

Jeff Hullinger is the 5, 6, 10 and 11pm weeknight news co-anchor on 11Alive.

He also anchors the weeknight sports segments.

Jeff has been inducted into the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Silver Circle for 2015. He is a 19-time Emmy winner, 2-time Edward R. Murrow winner, part of the 11Alive team that won a 2014 Best of Gannett for Watchdog reporting of DFCS, a past recipient of Georgia Sportscaster of the Year as voted by his peers with the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, multiple television AP awards including 2 time honor for Best Play by Play in the state of Georgia while serving as the play by play radio voice of the Atlanta Falcons, as well as many "Best of Atlanta" awards, and has been recognized with multiple Green Eyeshade awards. In 2017, he won the AP award for Best Sportscast.

In 2017, The Department of Mass Communications and Center for New Media at Colorado State University-Pueblo honored Jeff with its Distinguished Alumni Award.

Jeff presented the Colorado State - Pueblo commencement address during the spring ceremony in May of 2017. The crowd totaled almost 10,000 inside the events center of the Colorado State Fairgrounds.

He has moderated Georgia gubernatorial, US Senate debates, and the 2017 6th Congressional  2 hour debate that included 18 candidates.

Hullinger's call of Morten Anderson's NFC Title winning kick in Minneapolis is played in the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame as one of the state's 10 biggest sports moments.

In addition to the Falcons, Jeff spent two years as one of ESPN-TV's front line college football play-by-play voices, including bowl games. His favorite experience was serving with ESPN Gameday for the network feature game of the week as the play-by-play voice.

Hullinger also called men's and women's NCAA basketball, and the Arena League post season games.

Jeff was the weeknight Atlanta television sports anchor at WAGA-TV for 18 years. When the bomb went off at Centennial Olympic Park, Jeff anchored 8 and a half hours of WAGA-TV's news coverage.

Hullinger broadcast television preseason Falcons games in 3 decades, the 80's, 90's and 2000's. He hosted 4 Falcons head coaches television shows over the years.

His biggest thrills aside from broadcasting an NFC Championship game and a Super Bowl were calling a Falcons/Saints game with former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev as an analyst and traveling to Tokyo to broadcast the Falcons/Cowboys Tokyo Bowl.

Hullinger also filled in many times as the Host of CNN's Talkback Live.

Jeff spent years doing radio commentary for Atlanta's 96Rock.

He spent three years anchoring news for WSB-AM 750 and WSB-FM 98.5.

His career began in college at KOAA TV Pueblo/ Colorado Springs anchoring sports.

Then it was on to KSL TV in Salt Lake City as a weekend anchor and reporter.

Jeff joined KCNC TV as weekend sports anchor, reporter and host of the Denver Broncos pregame show.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications from Colorado State-Pueblo

He is married with two children.

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