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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5-year-old Braves fan from Guatemala has memorable weekend in Atlanta

This season so far has proven what so many Braves fans already know: Ronald Acuña, Jr. can do it all. That includes, apparently, clobbering cliches. During the team's first homestand of the year, Acuña took the old phrase "never meet your heroes" and knocked it right out of the park.

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New Falcons linebacker teaches financial literacy class

New Falcons linebacker Brandon Copeland says, modestly, he's not sure if he's the first active NFL player to also be a college professor. But, he admits, he's probably the first Ivy League professor to also play at the highest level of professional football.

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Falcons tight end Hurst hosts charity golf tournament, looks forward to next season

Last fall, Falcons tight end Hayden Hurst opened up about his struggles with depression in a piece on the team's website. While he had talked about those topics in the past, that video attracted a huge amount of attention, helping propel his charitable efforts to expand awareness about mental health, especially among young people.

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Last-second shot sends Fannin County girls back to state finals

Blue Ridge is still buzzing about Saturday night's unbelievable basketball finish. The Fannin County High School girls won a close game against Butler High School in the Class 2A state semifinals, using a last-second layup to pull out a two-point victory.

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Dikembe Mutombo's son carrying on basketball legacy

It's one of the most common sights at any youth sports game: a parent on the sidelines, yelling what they think is helpful encouragement at their child while they play. It's a little more rare when that parent is 7 feet tall and a basketball Hall of Famer.