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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

House damaged, dog rescued in overnight Harvest house fire

Harvest Fire officials said no one was injured in the fire that started early Sunday morning.

Man killed, teen arrested in overnight Harvest shooting

The Madison County Sheriff's Office arrested 18-year-old Montrae Trevius Corbett, who is now being charged with capital murder.

Huntsville restaurant closed for holiday weekend due to coronavirus case

Rhythm on Monroe said being transparent about the infected employee is important for the community.

Woman seriously injured in Huntsville fireworks accident

HEMSI paramedics said the woman was taken to UAB Hospital's burn unit.

Many fans practice social distancing, masking at Trash Pandas block party

The event was first of a two-night celebration at Toyota Field in Madison.

LifeSouth encourages those with coronavirus antibodies to donate convalescent plasma

LifeSouth said they've received a growing demand for the plasma from physicians and hospitals around north Alabama.

Huntsville lab increases staff, equipment to keep up with increase in demand for coronavirus testing

Currently, Diatherix processes tests for 31 states around the country with Alabama accounting for about 17 percent of its workload.

Coronavirus survivor supports masking ordinance, testing for asymptomatic people

Will Johnson said because he could easily get a test, even without showing many symptoms, he was able to learn he was positive for coronavirus.

Decatur nonprofit loses 30-40% of annual revenue after pandemic forces fundraising cancellations

Mosaic Mentoring of North Alabama said they didn't have a choice about closing cancelling its biggest fundraisers.

Power restored in Huntsville after outage

Around 10:25 Sunday night, Huntsville Utilities reported a power outage throughout much of central and west Huntsville.

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