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

Two veterans walking across the country to spread PTSD awareness

Meyers and Curtis are now on their way to Georgia and Florida.

Madison County School District prepared for first day of virtual learning

Teachers had an extended training window this summer to learn multiple aspects of the digital platform.

Madison County school district meal pickup program starts Wednesday

So far there are nearly 19,000 students enrolled in the program.

Johnson Legacy Center in Huntsville almost complete with construction

This is the first Huntsville recreation center with an indoor rock climbing wall attached.

Organizers complete Madison River of Hope at Dublin Park

Different organizations and Madison residents painted rocks to communicate to others who are struggling from the pandemic.

National volleyball championship kicks off in Huntsville with coronavirus safety measures

The tournament ends this Sunday, and it is bringing more than $700,000 to Huntsville.

Food Bank of North Alabama receives donation of 54,000 eggs

This is part of a statewide effort that the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is spearheading.

Mark Russell Recreation Center construction almost complete

The building is planned to be up and running by November

New Oakwood farms market serves food desert

Oakwood University had their grand opening of the new Oakwood Farms Market.

Man named honorary deputy for help with Limestone County arrest

The Limestone County Sheriff's Office said Terry Elmore helped a deputy with an arrest last Wednesday.

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