GARY HARRIS

GARY HARRIS

GARY HARRIS

Gary Harris is WVUA 23’s Sports Director and is on WVUA 23 News @ 5:00, 6:00 and 10:00. He is also the host of the award winning “Tider Insider TV” which airs every Tuesday evening at 6:30. Gary anchors “Crimson Tide Kickoff” on Alabama football game days and serves as the producer and anchor of WVUA 23’s 30-minute high school football highlights show, “Football Friday.”

Gary is the only sports director WVUA 23 has ever had. He was on the set for the first ever newscast that aired on the station in January 26, 1998. Gary came to WVUA 23 from WTOK-TV in Meridian, Mississippi. He also worked at WTZH-TV in Meridian and Mississippi News Tonight in Jackson, Mississippi. He started his career at WHMA-TV in Anniston, Alabama and then moved to Tuscaloosa and worked at WDBB-TV before spending 11 years in the Magnolia state.

Gary Harris has received numerous honors and awards, including being named Sportscaster of the Year six times by the Associated Press in Alabama and once in Mississippi. He has also done play-by-play for CSS, COX Sports and the SEC Network.

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If you have an idea for a sports story, please email Gary at gharris@wvua23.com