Breken Terry

Breken Terry is the Shoals Bureau reporter for WAAY.

Title: Reporter

I decided I wanted to be a journalist when I was about 10 years old. I grew up in Trinity, Alabama right down the road from the Shoals. I watched the news growing up and became fascinated with people’s stories.

I attended the University of North Alabama and interned with WAAY 31 from 2011-2012. After I graduated college WAAY 31 offered me a job as a weekend reporter. I worked in Huntsville for about a year before becoming the Shoals Bureau reporter. The move was easy. I love Huntsville but my heart is in the Shoals. I am so proud to serve the people in the Shoals.

I believe God called me into this business. I've always had a gift for making friends and I carry that over into my work. I know I can make a difference and I strive to do that every day. For me working at WAAY 31 isn't about being on TV, it's about connecting with people, sharing their stories, and being a part of this great community. I am a hometown girl, living my dream of helping people right where I grew up. I also love my amazing WAAY 31 family!

Recent Posts by Breken Terry

Lauderdale County man charged with soliciting teen for sex was out on bond for rape

McGee is now being held without bond.

Pump helps relieve flooding on Cassie Davis Street in Leighton

Cassie Davis Street has flooded numerous times within the last year.

Dead, starving cows discovery prompts investigation of Colbert County cattle owner

There are currently two dead cows on the property and about eight others that are starving.

Colbert Heights residents brace for more bad weather

An EF2 and EF0 hit the Colbert Heights area last month.

North Alabama retired Army colonel speaks on America and Iran tensions

Colonel Buddy Brook spent multiple tours in the Middle East.

Leighton grant will help fix water issues

Around 35 bad water valves will be replaced.

Sheffield hopes FEMA grant will help in a flood study

The study would analyze drainage systems on Montgomery Avenue, Birmingham Street, and other problem spots.

State Fire Marshal's Office investigating Tuscumbia Fire Chief

Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson said his deputies assisted the state fire marshal's office with a search of the Tuscumbia Fire Department on Thursday.

Littleville woman worried as property regularly floods

A woman in Colbert County is at her wits' end because she says her property, that's never flooded before, is now flooding every time it rains.

St. Florian police: Case for suspect accused of trying to run over officer will go to grand jury

Police say the suspect has not been charged at this time.

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