Sierra Phillips

Sierra Phillips is a reporter for WAAY.

Title: Reporter

I decided I wanted to be a reporter early on in my high school career. After shadowing an investigative reporter at a local station in Nashville I was hooked on news and how it could make an impact on people's lives.

I'm originally from Nashville, Tennessee and studied Broadcast Journalism and Political Science at Penn State. I love Penn State so much my dog is named Penny. "We are!" During college I had local news internships with FOX17 Nashville and NBC Washington. I also was a producer/reporter/anchor for the Penn State newscast Centre County Report.

I am so excited to tell the stories of people here in the Huntsville area and learn from my colleagues here at WAAY31!

Recent Posts by Sierra Phillips

Jackson County Park and Marina cleanup underway after deadly fire

On Tuesday, there's still at least 30 boats to recover in the water.

Crews respond to early morning power outage in Owens Cross Roads

The outage started around 12 a.m. Friday morning. As of 6 a.m., power was mostly restored.

Marshall County's Brindlee Mountain Elementary, High School students head back to class

It's an exciting morning for Marshall County Schools as Brindlee Mountain elementary and high school students head back to class.

DeKalb County chase ends with vehicle crashing, 3 in custody

The chase went through Highway 35 and ended on County Road 835 in Fort Payne when the suspects' vehicle crashed.

Limestone County school buses taking different route after learning bridge can't handle the weight

Some bus riders in Limestone County are taking a different route because a bridge can't hold the weight of a school bus.

Fayetteville working to get $5 million tornado shelter for high school

Fayetteville city officials are working to get federal funding for a new $5 million tornado shelter at Fayetteville High School.

Sparkman High students return to class for first time since Ford Chapel Road was closed

The road connects Jeff Road to Wall Triana Highway and runs between the high school and the 9th grade academy.

Huntsville officer's pre-murder trial conference moved indefinitely

The pretrial conference date has been moved multiple times.

8 people displaced after apartment fire on Golf Road SW in Huntsville

Investigators are working to find out a cause of the fire.

Marshall County sheriff charges 2 with sodomy, bestiality, more in recorded assault of disabled man

The sheriff's office says the charges come from a video circulating through Facebook Messenger.

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