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.

Feel free to email him anytime with story ideas to chudgison@kait8.com


Recent Articles by Chris

Arkansas State DL Forrest Merrill invited to 2021 Hula Bowl

Noah Gatlin & Feleipe Franks on Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year watch list

  NEA HS Basketball Scoreboard (12/1/20)

Arkansas State DL Kennan Solomon charged with gun possession on school property

Region 8 HS athletes sign to play college sports (2020-2021)

Arkansas RB Rakeem Boyd opts out, declares for 2021 NFL Draft

  Football Friday Night (11/27/20)

Pearl River CC (MS) LB Noah Mitchell commits to Arkansas State

  8 Questions: More A-State thoughts on Thanksgiving food & traditions

  Arkansas State men’s basketball will tip off season in Huntington, WV

  JHS alum Desi Sills reflects before tipping off junior season with Razorbacks

2020 State Football Playoffs Central

Texas State scores in final minute to beat Arkansas State 47-45

  Football Friday Night (11/20/20)

Austin Cook shoots 68 in opening round of RSM Classic

Arkansas guard Isaiah Joe selected by 76ers in 2nd Round of 2020 NBA Draft

  Red Wolves Raw: Football preps for Texas State, Basketball preps for season

  NEA HS Basketball Scoreboard (11/17/20)

Arkansas State will not participate in 2020 Sun Belt Volleyball Championship

  Arkansas State/ULM football rescheduled to December 5th

  NEA HS Basketball Scoreboard (11/16/20)

Arkansas WR De’Vion Warren will miss remainder of 2020 season

  Arkansas State football reflects on bye week, prepares for Texas State

Billy Joe Murray, Jesse Mason among 2021 class of Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame

  A-State men’s hoops ready for upcoming season

  Football Friday Night (11/13/20)

Kennett advances to Missouri State Quarterfinals after opponent forfeits

Benton forfeits, Marion advances in 6A State Football Playoffs

Andrew Landry shoots 78 in 1st round of The Masters

Westside-Johnson County forfeits, EPC advances in 2A State Football Playoffs