Justin Felder

Justin Felder

Sports Reporter

Justin Felder joined the FOX 5 Sports team in June 2015. Since his arrival in “The Bunker,” Justin has covered the Falcons playing in the Super Bowl, Georgia football in the Rose Bowl, the Braves returning to the playoffs and Atlanta United’s MLS Cup run, among other events big and small.

Justin won two Southeast Regional Emmys in 2017, one for best sports reporter and the other for his work on FOX 5's high school football show, High 5 Sports.

Before joining FOX 5, Justin worked at FOX 11 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he covered a Super Bowl, two Final Fours and a wide range of other sports from curling to ice fishing. He won awards for sports reporting from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. Prior to working in Green Bay, Justin was part of the team that launched WMBF News, the NBC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Justin is originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and graduated from the University of Florida (he promises to get along with all Georgia fans). In his free time, Justin enjoys traveling, playing guitar, cooking, and working out.

The latest from Justin Felder

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Trevor Lawrence look-alike enjoying viral video fame

One day in class, a friend told 16-year-old Bella Martina she looked like someone familiar. Martina, according to the friend, looked like Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence -- even providing a picture for proof. Others agreed, and Martina took it with a smile; thinking -- as teenagers today so often do -- that it might make for a funny video.

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"Big Air" brings high-flying winter sports to Sun Trust Park

The forecast for this weekend at Sun Trust Park includes high temperatures in the 50s, and several hundred tons of snow. The Visa Big Air freestyle ski and snowboard event is taking over the Atlanta Braves' stadium on Friday and Saturday. 

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Girls flag football to become official high school sport in Georgia

Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, girls flag football will be an official high school sport across Georgia. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, where the girls flag football state championship was being held later in the day.

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Matt Ryan leads Falcons to late win over 49ers

Matt Ryan teamed up with Julio Jones on a 5-yard pass that was ruled a touchdown after a replay reversal with 2 seconds left, sending the Atlanta Falcons past the playoff-bound San Francisco 49ers 29-22 on Sunday.

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Blessed Trinity wins 3rd straight state title

The Blessed Trinity Titans took home their their third straight state championship with a dominant final possession. The Titans beat Oconee County, 17-14, in the Class 4A title game on Saturday at Georgia State Stadium.

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Eagle's Landing Christian wins 5th championship in a row

Eagle's Landing Christian topped Wesleyan 33-13 in the Class-A private school state championship game on Friday at Georgia State Stadium. For the Chargers, Keaton Mitchell led the way with 19 carries for 192 yards and 4 touchdowns.