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Breken Terry

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

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

Breken believes God called her into this business. She has always had a gift for making friends and she carries that over into her work. She knows she can make a difference and strives to do that every day. For Breken, 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. She is a hometown girl, living her dream of helping people right where she grew up. Breken also loves her amazing WAAY 31 family!

Recent Posts by Breken Terry

Veteran sees success in Lauderdale County court program

It's a relatively new program that's already making a difference in veterans' lives.

Colbert volunteer fire departments get new life-saving devices

The devices allow for consistent chest compressions on patients.

Teacher, family killed in Colbert County house fire

The state marshal's office is investigating the fire

Cherokee, Leighton elementary schools to close Friday

Stay with WAAY 31 for updates.

Lexington Police: State, federal agents raiding local business

Stay with WAAY 31 for updates.

Russellville man shares his story of battling an extreme Covid case

Larry Freeman battled covid for 41 days at Russellville Hospital followed by a 10 day rehab stay. During that time 38 of the days he was in ICU and 28 of his days were spent on the ventilator.

Shoals pediatrician says Covid seems to be leveling out, but this is no time to relax the fight

Covid cases in children seem to be leveling off in the Shoals.

Students in North Alabama schools could face charges over TikTok craze

The TikTok challenge shows students vandalizing or stealing school property.

Colbert County mobile vaccination trailer expected to be delivered in December

There were some delays with the grant process.

Shoals community comes together to park and pray for Covid patients and staff

Helen Keller Hospital has been caring for 30 to 40 Covid patients a day for the last few months.

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