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Brittany Collins

Brittany Collins is a reporter for WAAY.

Title: Reporter

In Elementary school, I was chosen to be the morning anchor for the student newscast. That's when I learned how much I loved talking to people. As I got older, I became fascinated with how news reporters used creative skills to tell a story.

I'm originally from St. Petersburg, FL. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL with a B.S. Degree in Broadcast Journalism. During college, I interned at CBS News in New York City, working in student media and earning an SEJC award for "Best TV Hard News Reporter" an SPJ Mark of Excellence award for "Non-Fiction Magazine Article" and several other awards. I'm a member of the national Association of Black Journalists and Society of Professional Journalists.

In 2015, I moved to Georgia to work as a reporter/multimedia journalist for WGXA-TV in Macon, Ga. I was there until 2017 when I moved to Huntsville to work at WAAY.

I'm super excited to tell stories in Huntsville, Alabama. The beautiful scenic views, the mountains and the awesome people are what attracted me to the city.

Recent Posts by Brittany Collins

Buckhorn Middle school hosts regional archery tournament

400 schools statewide partake in the regional tournaments.

Huntsville fifth-grader wins state Arbor Day poster contest

He's a student at Goldsmith Schiffman Elementary School.

New north Huntsville library and park's construction on schedule

The library is being built on the old Berachah Center Campus on Sparkman Drive

Healthy Huntsville kicks off 2020 Scale Back Alabama

Scale Back Alabama encourages team work while promoting a healthy lifestyle and improving quality of life.

More pets and people make their way inside Huntsville warming shelter

Grateful Life is the only local shelter that allows pets

White civil rights activist shares his role during movement

Dr. Bob Zellner worked alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, Rosa Parks, John Lewis, and many other civil rights leaders

Skilled to Work: High school course helps prepare students for jobs in advanced manufacturing, machining

Students who go through the advanced manufacturing and machining course at Bob Jones will have the opportunity to earn four industry certifications.

People still wait for Ditto Landing to open back up

There's no exact date on when the clean up at Ditto Landing will begin, but people are already starting to pick up trash.

People purchasing extra food in preparation for snow on Tuesday

Grocery store shelves are getting bare as people stock up on essentials for Tuesday.

People in Huntsville spend the weekend prepping for Tuesday's possible snow

Many people want to make sure their pipes and sprinklers don't freeze

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