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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

Madison County Schools principals discussing changes in Friday meeting

We heard from Tim Hall with Madison County Schools and learned district leaders are meeting with principals on Friday.

Huntsville volunteers help get students food during coronavirus school closure

Volunteers say they have gotten a lot of support, but they need more to keep up with the need.

Redstone Arsenal makes gate changes

Starting Wednesday morning, Redstone Arsenal is closing some gates and buildings.

2 buildings on Redstone Arsenal set to reopen after closing due to coronavirus

So far, we know of three employees on the arsenal who have tested positive for the virus.

Kroger, Publix starting senior-only shopping hour this week

Grocery stores across the Tennessee Valley are setting aside times to open their doors just for seniors.

Huntsville restaurants adapt to new coronavirus health order

Friday is the first full day for these regulations.

Commissions for Madison, Morgan Counties to vote on states of emergency

Two county commissions in North Alabama are set to vote Wednesday morning on declaring their own states of emergency.

Madison City Schools hands out laptops and Wifi hotspots for students during coronavirus closure

Madison City school parents picked up Chromebooks and WiFi hot spots for their kids while they're at home because of the coronavirus closure.

Huntsville, Decatur Utilities delaying shut-off of service because of coronavirus

Utility companies in North Alabama are finding ways to help customers as the coronavirus spreads. Huntsville and Decatur Utilities both say they won't shut off your services due to non-payment.

Madison County school districts work to feed students during coronavirus closure

During the school closure, districts in our area are working hard to make sure students still have access to food.

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