Fox 6’s Shelburne to speak at Chamber luncheon

Published 2:05 pm Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Beth Shelburne, anchor of Fox 6 News at 9 and 10 p.m., will be the guest speaker at Chilton County Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday, May 3.

Shelburne was born in Birmingham, and graduated from Homewood High School and Auburn University. She began her career as a news producer in Birmingham, before becoming a “one man band” reporter in Florence. After stops in San Diego; Fort Myers, Florida; and Boston, Shelburne returned to Birmingham with Fox 6.

Shelburne was awarded an Emmy for her reports of the California brushfires in 2003, and won an Edward R. Murrow award for a series of reports she wrote about the September 11th terrorist attacks while in Manhattan.

The luncheon will be held at the Helen Parrish Activity Center at First United Methodist Church in Clanton, and is open to the public. Those who attend can eat lunch for $9.