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JUSTIN HINTON is a reporter for News 13. He enjoys telling the stories of people across Western North Carolina. Justin is a 2016 winner of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Emmy Award for Live News Reporting.

Justin came to WLOS from our sister station KFDM in Beaumont, TX where he was a Reporter. During his time there, he won an AP award for his coverage of the Beaumont Independent School District.

Before that, he was chosen as one of 10 people nationwide to work in Dallas with NBC as a News Associate. Justin has also covered stories in Egypt and Korea.

Born and raised in San Diego, Justin graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Mass Communications and is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Justin is always looking to tell great stories, so feel free to shoot him an email at or connect with him on Facebook or Twitter.