Will Robinson-Smith

Will Robinson-Smith is a reporter for WAAY.

Title: Reporter

My journalism career began while in high school in Sacramento, CA. At the time, I loved all types of photography and decided to join my school's newspaper. I started off my freshman year as a staff writer, eventually becoming our photo editor and later, co-editor-in-chief.

I began to make the transition into television news in college. Northwestern University didn't offer a degree in photography, so I decided to try my hand at broadcasting. Throughout my four years, I reported and anchored for the Northwestern News Network, while pursuing a degree in journalism.

During my time at school, I also spent a quarter working for WLNS, the CBS affiliate in Lansing, MI and a summer interning with a local magazine in Buffalo, NY. After graduation, I began reporting for FOX10 News in Mobile, AL before coming to WAAY 31. I enjoy working at WAAY 31 because I get to work alongside wonderful colleagues all of whom are excited about delivering important stories that impact the community.

Recent Posts by Will Robinson-Smith

Skilled to Work: EPIC program takes the FAME model into chemical processing plants

Students spend three days per week at a factory and two days in the classroom.

Skilled to Work: Space industry leaders discuss workforce needs leading up to Artemis 2024 goal

Hundreds gathered at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) this week for the 12th Annual Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium.

New Futures works to raise money to buy shelter building

New Futures is partnering with WAAY 31 for a telethon on September 12, 2019.

West Huntsville apartments condemned, residents displaced due to storm damage

Units at the Garden Place Apartments were condemned by the city after a tree crashed into them.

Apollo 11 celebration held during crosstown rivalry game in Huntsville

Several dignitaries were honored during the pregame ceremony.

Skilled to Work: New European office seeks to increase partnerships in Alabama

The European Office to Advance Economic Development officially launched in August.

Coroner: Elkmont shooting victims died from single gunshot wounds

Family members of the victims identified the suspect as 14-year-old Mason Sisk.

Limestone County Coroner describes Sisk family murders as unique in his career

Mike West was elected as the Limestone County Coroner back in 1982.

Prayer vigil held at Elkmont High School for murdered family

About a dozen people came to the high school to pray for the family.

Car crashes into north Huntsville home

Lorine Parker, the woman who saw the wreck happen, said the Red Cross came out to help the affected family.

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