JOURNALIST. SPORTSCASTER. ANCHOR. WRITER. HOST.
Britton Lynn serves as the Traffic Anchor for the #1 Most Watched Morning Show in the state of Alabama, Good Day Alabama. Britton is also the first female sports reporter to be apart of the FOX6 sports team. She reports on the Emmy award-winning high school Friday night football show, Sideline, hosting her "Inside the Huddle Game of the Week" from the field.
Britton contributes features to FOX6's statewide Saturday college football show, Tide and Tigers Today, focusing on long-term investigative sports stories and human interest stories. In her first year of television, Britton Lynn won an RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award (Region 9-AL,AR,LA,MS) for Best Sports Reporting in the feature Kai's Story.
Britton graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Alabama Honors College with a major in Broadcasting, a minor in Political Science and a focus on Kinesiology and Journalism. While in college, Britton was recognized as one of the top students academically being honored by Blue Key and a number of prestigious honor societies for being in the top 5% of her graduating class of roughly 5,000 students.
While in school, she served as an SEC Correspondent for ESPNU for three years working as a sideline reporter, conducting exclusive player and coach interviews, covering press conferences and reporting for the network's "SEC Weekly" Show.
Britton has covered everything from the BCS National Championships, the ESPY Awards in LA, NCAA Baseball Super Regionals, Golf SEC Championships, Gymnastics and Cheerleading National Championships, ESPN's 30for30--Pony Exe$$, to working as a news correspondent during the breaking coverage of the April 27th 2011 Tuscaloosa Tornado for Dallas television station Channel 33 to reporting in Africa on the genocide and war against international terrorist, Joseph Kony.
Outside of her work for ESPNU, Britton worked with the University's TideTV and Crimson Tide Sports Network as a reporter and the jumbotron talent during baseball and basketball games. Britton is also passionate about the NFL having worked for both Dallas Cowboys Television’s “Blue Star Media” and the Atlanta Falcons.
Besides her television experience, Britton wrote for the University of Alabama’s school paper, the Crimson White—the most circulated college newspaper in the nation--and was named the Senior Sports Reporter her junior year. Britton also freelanced for 'Bama Magazine, the Tuscaloosa News and Sports Spectrum (Christian sports magazine). Britton loves to share athletes’ stories through writing.
After college, Britton was offered a job as the Texas Field Reporter for FOX Sports Interactive in Austin, Texas. While there, Britton worked primarily interviewing the nation's top recruits, as well as analysts. She also wrote numerous articles that were featured on MSN.com and sideline reported for FOX Sports Southwest's Swimming and Diving State Championships.
During her time at FOX Sports Interactive, Britton broke one of the first interviews on the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal with former Saint, Joe Horn, speaking on his experience with the bounty.
When she's not working in television, Britton enjoys coaching. In Austin, Britton coached two seasons with Major League Baseball’s RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) t-ball team through The Austin Stone's Total City Sports. She also did a little umpiring for t-ball! Once she moved to Birmingham, she got trained as a U12/U14 coach for NorthStar Soccer Club, a faith-based non-profit serving at-risk youth throughout the Birmingham area, and has been coaching the same group of girls for 3 years.
Britton and her dog, Rudy, are a registered Pet Partners Therapy team that visits children from abusive situations, as well as foster care programs throughout the city. She did a story on the local nonprofit they partner with, Hand in Paw, in September 2015.
Since moving to Birmingham, Britton leads Fellowship of Christian Athletes Huddles and is also on the junior board for FCA North-Central Alabama. When she's not working or coaching you can find her running, hiking, practicing yoga, trying out new recipes, paddle-boarding, kayaking with her dog, Rudy and visiting her family.