Greg Screws Biography
Greg Screws is an American journalist who currently co-anchors WHNT News 19 at 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, and 10:00 PM. He grew up in Hartselle, Alabama, the United States where he attended the University of Alabama. His daughter currently works at the University of Alabama.
Growing up in Alabama, Greg had an unspectacular basketball career which led him to become a little league parent as his daughter played hoops. Getting support from her father, Emily became a very good player on a team that finished second in the AAU nationals and won the state sports festival three years in a row.
During his college life, Gregbefriended a young man named Louis Gump and encouraged him to write down all the stories his father passed along. Louis Gump’s dad was Forrest Gump, and the rest is history.
After leaving Hartselle and realizing that his higher education was a challenge possed despite being a goal to his career achievement, he joined the University of Alabama. He majored in Communications and worked at WCFT television before moving to WVTM in Birmingham. His stay in Birmingham television sparked his love of NASCAR and is also where he realized weathermen rarely pick up the check at lunch.
His next stop was at Richmond, Virginia, specifically WRIC television. At the station, Greg worked with Chip Tarkenton, the Nephew of NFL great Fran Tarkenton. From Richmond, Screws moved back to Huntsville where he did sports and morning television for eight years.
After 25 years of work in television, Greg was excited to take a vacation and worked for 25 months with United Way of Madison County.
“Working at United Way of Madison County was a remarkably rewarding experience,” Screws said. “Thanks to the United Way of Madison County I realized how much I didn’t know about my own community, and am resolved to place community service as a priority in my life.”
However, it took the call from a friend to make him think of being on television once again.
“Denise Vickers is one of the best news directors in the country,” said Greg. “I was flattered when she called and wanted me immediately to be on WHNT’s team of sharp and focused managers who take their work and craft very seriously.”
Her daughter Emily works at the University of Alabama. One day Greg asked if she wanted to work in television and Emily said: “you have to be kidding me.” Emily is very patient when her father, Greg calls her at least three times a day.
Greg Screws Age
How old is Greg Screws? Greg’s age is currently unavailable. It is only known that he was born in Hartselle, Alabama. Due to his secretive nature, Screws has not disclosed any detail about his birthday. We promise to update you once the information is available in the public domain.
Greg Screws Wife
Screws is a married man with his daughter Emily working at the University of Alabama. However, he has not disclosed any information about his wife. We promise to update you as soon as possible.
Greg Screws Family
Screws is very private when it comes to his personal information thus he has not disclosed any information regarding his parents. It is also not known whether he has any siblings. We promise to update this field once it’s available.
Greg Screws’s Height
Greg stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 7 inches. The then-basketball player for Morgan County High School had dreams of playing in the National Basketball Association.
Greg Screws Net Worth
Screws has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a journalist.