Chris Hudgison

Chris Hudgison returned to the Natural State in July 2018 as KAIT's Sports Director. He spent the last 4 years in Jackson, Mississippi as WLBT Sports Director. Chris covered Mississippi State in the 2017 Women's Final Four (including Morgan William's shot to beat UConn), the resurgence of Alcorn State football, plus a wild 2014 season when MSU and Ole Miss pigskin were on the national radar. He previously worked at Region 8 News from 2009 to 2014. He started at KAIT as Weekend Sports Anchor from 2009-2011. Chris was promoted to Sports Director in 2012. During his first stint in Jonesboro, he tracked the rise of the Red Wolves that included the five football coaching changes in five seasons. Chris calls Columbus, Georgia his hometown. The Columbus State alum started his broadcasting career back in 2003 for WTVM. He worked his way up from production assistant to news photographer to sports reporter. When he's not working, you can find him spending family time with his wife and son, playing Playstation, and going after Old Man Par on the golf course. Chris is active in social media. You can follow him at Twitter or on Facebook. Feel free to email him anytime with story ideas to

Recent Articles by Chris

Kjerstad has 4 RBI as #8 Arkansas beats Alabama in series opener

  First Community Bank Pioneer Classic underway in Batesville

Austin Cook tied for the lead at Valspar Championship

Logan Orr homers & a tosses perfect game for Jonesboro at Best of the West

Arkansas State prop Tanner Pope nominated for the Scholz Award

  #8 Arkansas falls to #4 Texas in midweek finale

  Watch Cardinals Insider every Saturday night on KAIT

  Jonesboro baseball cracks MaxPreps Top 25

Wainwright and Wacha will start in Monday’s Battle of the Birds

#NotFightingAlone: Blake Anderson provides another update on Wendy’s fight

Franklin hits grand slam, #8 Arkansas routs #4 Texas 11-4

  Arkansas State football operations building taking shape

  Keith Gill named new Sun Belt commissioner

A-State alum Chris Odom has 2 sacks in Stallions win

  HS baseball roundup (3/18)

  Red Wolves Raw: Raffo reflects after baseball sweeps Troy

  Bearcat Blast underway

  Red Wolves Raw: Mike Hagen & Zan Luka Stirn on #18 A-State Golf (3/15)

  HS baseball/softball roundup (3/14)

Arkansas superfan Canaan Sandy recovering from a stroke