Jeff Hullinger is the evening weeknight co-anchor on 11Alive and also anchors weeknight sports segments.
Jeff has been inducted into the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Silver Circle. He has been selected and inducted for Leadership Atlanta 2019, an organization that tabs the region’s most influential, engaged and creative leaders dedicated to working for the greater good.
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.
He has moderated Georgia gubernatorial, US Senate debates, and the 6th Congressional 2-hour debate that included 18 candidates. Jeff moderated and served as the lone questioner for the Atlanta Mayoral Debate inside Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center. The event was in front of a live audience and simulcast on television and radio.
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.
In 2013, Georgia Senator Johnny Isackson (R) cited Jeff Hullinger’s recommendation of soon to be confirmed US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power before the Senate Relations Committee. Power interned with Jeff in her college days. She credits him as an influence.
When the beloved Atlanta institution “The Varsity” commissioned a documentary on their history for Public Television fundraising —it was Jeff Hullinger who narrated the program.
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 postseason 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.