Alabama’s Storyteller

Fred Hunter has spent a lifetime listening to and telling the stories of his state. You know him as host of the popular “Absolutely Alabama” television show …

Now Fred is embarking on a new storytelling project with “Fred Hunter’s Alabama.”

Follow along as he continues to tell the stories of the people, places, and events that make Alabama such a great place to call home.


    Alabama June Jam Concert

    A Musical Meteor Brought Greg Fowler to Alabama

  • Beth Cowan Drake

    Beth Cowan Drake Inspires Photographers To Open Their Eyes To The World Around Them

    Have you driven by a pond for years and never stopped to examine the waterfowl swimming around on it? Or vaguely noticed the night sky without sitting still […]

  • Pierce Pettis

    Pierce Pettis The Traveling Troubadour Is Right Where He Wants to Be

    Throughout his career as a performer, songwriter, and recording artist, Fort Payne native Pierce Pettis has been inside the hurricane they call the music business. But he is […]

  • Damon Johnson and Brother Cane

    Damon Johnson Is Living a Life He Could Never Have Dreamed

    Let me tell you, I would not have imagined when I left Fyffe High School in 1971 that five decades later I’d be sitting on my sofa watching […]

  • Chance Gray

    Chance Gray is Taking the Road by the Horns and Achieving His Dreams

    Chance Gray’s name is a little ironic, considering his career in music was born not by serendipity, but by doing whatever it took to do the work he loves.


  • Parents of Fred

    War Babies

    How a sailor’s trip to the dry goods store led to a lifelong love — and an Alabama storyteller

    It’s winter. Late 1940’s. The war is over. The good guys […]

  • Fred at Texas state capitol with his Mom


    How a plan greater than myself brought me home from Texas to Alabama

    It is said luck is where preparation meets opportunity.  Obviously, a life traveling the state and knowing […]

  • WHCC Mike

    A Journey

    The love of storytelling fosters a lifetime of sharing the tales of Alabama’s people

    Fred Hunter had a love of baseball from […]

  • Fred Hunter Hat


    The story of the trademark hat explained through generations of Hunter menfolk

    According to my family’s history (mostly oral, as things were in those days), Moses Hunter migrated from his […]