John Huck is the Emmy® award-winning anchor for FOX5 News at 5, 5:30, 10 & 11pm.
John joined FOX5 in June 2002 as the weekend anchor. In 2004, he was promoted to the weeknight anchor desk where he currently sits alongside co-anchor Olivia Fierro.
Olivia joined him in May 2009 and within two short years the team distinguished FOX5 News at 10 as the most watched late news in the valley.
In 2011, John was awarded the highly coveted Emmy ® for "Best Anchor" in the Pacific Southwest.
John has also been recognized and nominated for an Emmy ® for his outstanding reporting. In 2004, John was the first valley reporter to uncover possible mortgage fraud involving Countrywide, years before the nationwide real estate bust. John is also credited with breaking the story of a valley slumlord who was bilking HUD out of thousands of dollars while keeping its tenants in miserable conditions.
Before moving to Las Vegas, the Chicago native worked at CNN (1992 – 1997) as a Newsource correspondent bringing viewers across the country live reports from the scene of many noteworthy stories like the Oklahoma City bombing, the O.J. Simpson murder trial, the Olympic Park bombing, the U.S. military intervention in Haiti and too many hurricanes and floods to mention.
John served as a fill-in anchor for Headline News and was on the desk when the Northridge earthquake struck in January 1994. He was on the air for hours after the initial quake bringing viewers information and some of the first pictures of the devastation.
In 2010, John was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame for than 20 years in the broadcasting industry.
Outside of work, John is an accomplished swimmer and competes in open water swims in Lake Mead. He also enjoys skiing, mountain biking, golf and hiking.