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

Morgan County Rescue Squad called in after person falls at Hughes Cave

The Morgan County Sheriff's office said a caller reported that someone fell about 30 feet.

Madison County Sheriff's Office now closed to walk-ins indefinitely

On Sunday, the office released a statement that states that all of its offices will be closed to public walk-ins "until further notice."

Adult, two children dead in early morning house fire in Falkville

The victims were a man and his two, young children.

Alabama launches medical volunteer service to help combat spread of coronavirus

The Alabama ReadyOP program was created through a partnership between the Governor's Office of Volunteer Services (GOVS) and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).

1,614 coronavirus cases confirmed in Alabama

Since the end of Friday, the cases have gone up by nearly 80.

Important provisions of the Alabama coronavirus stay at home order and their impact

The new health order goes into effect on April 4, 2020, at 5 p.m. CST.

Huntsville City Schools lays out structure for online learning for remainder of school year

The blended learning program will start on April 6.

Small businesses confront the first rent check day as the coronavirus ramps up in Alabama

There was a mixture of how comfortable businesses felt about the April rent check, but some said they're already look ahead to, and dreading, May.

Rock Family Worship Center handling food distribution for Huntsville City Schools

The church will be the new operational hub for food distribution from Monday, March 30, through Friday, April 3. Food will be passed out at different locations.

Grammy-winning country star Joe Diffie dies after testing positive for coronavirus

Joe Diffie posted to social media on Friday that he had contracted the virus.

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