ABC Radio Vice President and General Manager Steve Jones sent the following note to staff announcing that Stephen Hubbard is joining ABC Radio as a country producer and reporter based in Nashville, Tennessee. See below for Jones’ note to staff:
I am happy to announce that a familiar name and voice is taking on a more formal role with us: Stephen Hubbard will be ABC’s Country Producer and Reporter based in Nashville, Tennessee reporting primarily for ABC Radio but also supporting all ABC News platforms. Stephen has contributed country content to ABC Radio since 2010, and most recently was a producer at our ABC-TV affiliate, WKRN.
As an award-winning producer Stephen is well known in Nashville, and around the country world. He will continue to report on all things country including interviewing the genre’s biggest stars.
With more than 20 years of experience, Stephen has worked on a variety of projects including: CMT specials starring Reba McEntire and Miranda Lambert, Great American Country’s “Opry Live,” “Music City Keep on Playin,” a benefit concert for the victims of the 2010 Nashville flood, and “Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountains Rise” telethon after the 2016 East Tennessee wildfires. He recently interviewed Shania Twain, Thomas Rhett, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, and Brad Paisley.
This summer, Stephen worked on ABC Radio’s 4th of July special “Country Family Salute” with country superstar Josh Turner and ABC Radio’s Memorial Day special “Kelsea Ballerini’s Summer Road Trip.”
In 2012, Stephen received an award for Best TV Producing in Tennessee from the Associated Press and has been nominated for two Emmys.