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Sydney Martin

Sydney Martin is a reporter for WAAY.

Title: Reporter

I decided I definitely wanted to go into TV when I was a junior in high school. I shadowed the Chief Meteorologist at a TV station in Orlando, and I fell in love with the news business.

I came to WAAY 31 in January 2017. During my time at the station, I have covered a variety of stories. I have traveled throughout the state, Georgia, and Tennessee to cover stories that have affected the people who live in North Alabama.

During my first few months at the station, I traveled to Atlanta when a church youth group's bus crashed that was headed from our area to the airport. I spent days talking to Church leaders and people on the bus when the deadly wreck happened.

I was in Montgomery when Mazda Toyota announced they were bringing a $1.6 billion dollar automotive plant. I talked with local, state, national and international leaders that were involved making Huntsville the home of the plant. The opportunity to cover the major announcement was just one that showed me that Huntsville is headed to be the biggest city in the state.

I graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Florida where I studied Telecommunication News. During my time there I reported for UF's PBS affiliate news station and anchored the 5 o'clock newscast. I love living in the Rocket City and getting to know people in the community!

Recent Posts by Sydney Martin

Huntsville police investigate fatal shooting, possible violation of gathering restrictions

Police have not released the names of the suspects or victims.

Huntsville Police, Mayor talk about Coronavirus and social distancing

The police chief said no officers have tested positive for Coronavirus so far.

Huntsville Hospital launches coronavirus mobile testing unit

The unit is traveling around north Huntsville, and it tests about 50 people per day.

Two Huntsville restaurants warn community about tip jar thief

The thief got away with about $50 total.

Huntsville Hospital talks resources, hospitalized Coronavirus patients

Currently, there are about 350 fewer patients in the hospital than one week ago

North Alabama non-profit trying to help small businesses survive coronavirus crisis

Loans are up to $25,000

Huntsville bar owner reacts to statewide health order

Bars and restaurants are closed until midnight on April 5th.

City of Huntsville declares state of emergency, meets with hospitals to discuss Coronavirus

Huntsville Hospital said it has 33 patients they are currently waiting for Coronavirus results.

Huntsville hospital executives talk COVID-19 plans and preparations

No cases have been confirmed in North Alabama so far, but the hospital says it is prepared when it does.

Neighbors react after 4 caught making fake money in Limestone County

Investigators searched a home in Limestone County on Wednesday and found more than $2,000 of fake bills.

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