Mary Scott Hodgin is an award-winning journalist from Birmingham, Ala. She covers health and science, as well as the Alabama prison system.
Hodgin grew up in Birmingham and attended the University of Alabama. She has experience in documentary filmmaking and is fluent in Spanish. Before joining public radio, she lived in Spain and worked as a camp counselor in rural Wyoming and Alaska. In her free time, Hodgin enjoys exploring the outdoors, finding new music and experimenting in the kitchen.
In 2021, Hodgin was recognized as “Best Large Market Radio Reporter” by the Alabama Broadcasters Association. She has also earned several Alabama Associated Press Media Editor awards, including "Best Specialized Reporter" and "Best Investigative Reporting."