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

Undocumented Guatemalan immigrant charged with sexual abuse of child in Boaz

Boaz Police said Felipe Juan Miguel, 25, came to the United States illegally from Guatemala about three months ago.

Search for boater missing on Smith Lake to resume Monday

Kelsey Starling has been missing since July 4, 2019.

More than 700 pounds of raw beef and pork recalled by Birmingham business

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the meats were sold in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.

One woman found dead in early morning house fire in Lawrence County

The victim was identified as 40-year-old Rebecca Kay Johnson, according to Caddo-Midway Fire and Rescue.

Astronauts, cosmonaut successfully launch toward ISS on 50th anniversary of moon landing

The crew reportedly made contact with the International Space Station at 5:48 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Skilled to Work: Lack of trained heating and air technicians cause difficulty for local companies

North Alabama sees about 140 annual openings for heating and air conditioning technicians on average, according to the Department of Labor.

Huntsville Utilities: Power outages "likely associated with Tropical (Depression) Barry"

According to the Huntsville Utilities power outage map, hundreds are currently without power because of the storms.

Man hospitalized after being struck by lightning in Lauderdale County

The 70-year-old was transported to North Alabama Medical Center.

One injured after car flips off of I-565, lands on Zierdt Road

The person injured was taken to Huntsville Hospital.

NWS: Electrocuted raccoon in Huntsville causes power issue for Hytop Radar

The power issues began around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

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