Allen Henry joined NBC4 as a reporter in August 2020.
Allen was born and raised in Troy, Ohio. He helped start his high school’s broadcast journalism club which turned into an accredited class in just a year.
That experience led Allen to Athens and Ohio University, where he attended the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. While a student, Allen interned with the Statehouse News Bureau and fell in love with central Ohio. Allen also had the honor of working as an intern with the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire in Washington D.C. writing stories from The White House, Capitol Hill and the National Spelling Bee.
Prior to joining NBC4, Allen worked at WKEF/WRGT in Dayton where he won and Ohio Valley Emmy Award for his coverage of the 2019 Memorial Day Tornadoes. Allen also covered the Oregon District mass shooting and led an investigation into Ohio’s prison parole process. That story led to sweeping changes.
Allen started his professional career in Montgomery, Alabama at WSFA. While there, he covered the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March. He also worked as reporter at WVUE in New Orleans, covering everything from Mardi Gras to tropical storms.
In his spare time, Allen enjoys competively playing board games, cooking, and discovering new places to eat.
If you have any story ideas or restaurant recommendations, you can email Allen at AHenry@WCMH.com or send him a message on Twitter or Facebook