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

Colbert County EMA: Estimated reports show over $1 million in damage to Colbert County and municipalities

Emergency management officials say Governor Kay Ivey will have a full flood damage report by next week.

Frankfort Road continuing to see problems weeks after flooding

Frankfort Road's cracks have gotten bigger since February's floods.

Florence adds 10 new businesses

Florence is adding more businesses.

Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office to review policies after inmate walks away from job site

Lauderdale County Sheriff, Rick Singleton, told WAAY 31 they will be doing an internal review of their policies after a jail trustee walked away from a job site Thursday morning.

I-Team: Governor Ivey tasks former parole board member with observation of current parole board

Victims' families told WAAY 31 they trust Bobby Longshore to do the job right.

Congressman Aderholt heads up Opioid crisis round table discussion in Muscle Shoals

ARC hosts round table discussion about opioid crisis facing the nation and North Alabama.

U.S. Postal Service suspends operations again at the Muscle Shoals Post Office

P.O. Box customers can still get mail from this facility, but the U.S. Postal Service says they have temporarily suspended operations due to potential facility issues.

WAAY 31 I-Team: Only one bill in current legislative session tackles Alabama parole board issues

Senator Cam Ward introduced Senate Bill 42.

Tennessee River in Florence below flood stage for the first time in weeks

The damage is mounting up for the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Leighton family saves mom, baby from sinking car

A mother and her baby are safe today after quick action by a Leighton family.

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