WXIA Names Jeff Hullinger Primary Co-Anchor

By Kevin Eck 

Jeff Hullinger has been named primary co-anchor at Atlanta NBC affiliate WXIA.

Hullinger will join Brenda Wood at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. and also anchor the 10 p.m. on WATL with Melissa Long.

“Jeff has a depth of knowledge that crosses all topics from sports to politics,” said news director Jennifer Rigby. “With the addition of Jeff as co-anchor, 11Alive has the most experienced and knowledgeable news team in the market.”

Willinger has worked at WXIA for seven years. He started his career as a sports anchor at KSL in Salt Lake City.