Chris Hudgison

Chris Hudgison

Sports Director

Jonesboro, Arkansas

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.

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Recent Articles by Chris

Malik Monk hits buzzer beater as Hornets beat Pistons

  Nettleton guard Elauna Eaton signs with Arkansas

Region 8 HS athletes sign to play college sports (2019-2020)

  FFN Playoffs Week 1 Preview: Valley View

  Arkansas State welcomes Coastal Carolina to The Vault for key SBC matchup

  Arkansas football continues practice under Barry Lunney Jr.

  Jonesboro All-State P/2B Jacob Weatherley signs with Little Rock

Austin Reaves drops 17 pts Tuesday in Oklahoma win

  Jonesboro guard Destiny Salary signs with Tennessee

Arkansas State OC Keith Heckendorf nominated for Broyles Award

  Four Blazers put pen to paper Wednesday at Valley View Signing Day

  Jonesboro standout Clara Parker signs with Arkansas volleyball

  Wynne girls basketball snaps a 92 game losing streak

  NEA shines at 2019 Arkansas State Cross Country Meet

Lyon advances, Williams Baptist falls in AMC Soccer Semifinals

  Red Wolves Raw: Men’s Basketball previews Red Wolves Classic

  Marion wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week (11/7 & 11/8)

  NEA HS Basketball Scoreboard (11/11)

  Hunter Yurachek & Barry Lunney Jr. meet media Monday after Morris dismissal

Nettleton alum Corey Ragsdale named to Texas Rangers coaching staff

  Red Wolves Raw: Football previews Coastal Carolina, Women’s hoops previews SEMO

  Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week (11/7/19 & 11/8/19)

Brackets revealed for 2019 Arkansas High School Football Playoffs

  Football Friday Night (11/8/19)

Arkansas State women’s soccer advances to Sun Belt Championship Game

Former Arkansas State QB Justice Hansen signs deal with Saskatchewan Roughriders

  Football Thursday Night (11/7/19)

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Osceola vs. Newport

  Region 8 Sports Special Report: Battered Not Broken

  NEA HS Basketball Scoreboard (11/5)