Don Hudson anchors the 5, 6 and 10 o’clock news on ABC4 UTAH. He also shares his Behind the Badge police profile stories every Friday.
Don is an award winning journalist. He has Emmy awards for investigative work and community reporting. Don is also a two-time Edward R. Murrow award winner for his anchoring.
He first joined the ABC4 UTAH news team in 2009 on Good Morning Utah. Don has also worked for television stations in New York, Texas, Nevada, Idaho, Kentucky and Washington, D.C.
Don has covered several major stories during his career. In Texas, while his family and thousands of others evacuated the area, he covered Hurricane Brett as it barreled into the Gulf of Mexico and slammed into Southwest Texas. In Washington, D.C. he was one of the first people on the air after the 9-11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon. He covered the deadly Washington D.C. sniper shootings from the day they started until the trial of one of the suspects. He also traveled to the border of Mexico and worked for five months on a special report on illegal immigration that won an Emmy Award.
Father, Husband, Volunteer.
Don and his wife graduated from Brigham Young University and have three adult sons and one daughter-in-law. He is a mountain biker and self described fitness freak. He is also a volunteer at Courage Reins – where he helps special needs children during their horse therapy sessions.