Casey Albritton

Casey Albritton is a reporter for WAAY 31.

Title: Reporter at WAAY

I grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, where I first fell in love with news. I watched it every night with my parents and was always interested in what was going on in my community. After taking a journalism class in high school, I knew it was my dream to be a news reporter.

I attended the University of Florida and reported for WUFT News for two years. While at UF, I interned at news stations in Gainesville and Orlando. These experiences confirmed my dreams of becoming a broadcast news reporter. The professors and managers at these stations gave me a solid foundation for my career.

One fun fact about me is that I was crowned Miss Ocala in December of 2016. In 2017, I competed in the Miss Florida Pageant. My talent was piano and I enjoyed every second of being on stage! During my time as Miss Ocala, friends and family helped me raise over $1,500 for the Children's Miracle Network!

I started working for WAAY 31 as a multimedia journalist in January, 2019. I am so excited to get to know the Rocket City!

Recent Posts by Casey Albritton

Apple Bus: Huntsville City Schools driver 'permanently removed' after inappropriate statements

The driver of a school bus caught up in controversy over disruptions and missed bus stops “has been removed from Apple Bus permanently,” according to a school bus official.

Pre-K tuition plan passed in Huntsville City Schools

The tuition fees range from $40-$300 per month.

NFL Quarterback, Brett Favre, coming to Huntsville

He will be a guest speaker at the annual Leaders and Legends Dinner.

Volunteers in Marshall Co. helping families repair homes after EF-1 tornado

The volunteers said they have seen a lot of trees on homes in the area, so they don't plan on stopping any time soon.

Tornado victims in Marshall Co. preparing for the worst with possibility of severe weather

Marshall County Emergency Management said you should not rely solely on outdoor warning sirens to notify you of a tornado. Those sirens are only to warn you if you are outside and not indoors.

Alabama bill would prevent plastic grocery bags from being banned

The bill would keep cities and counties from banning plastic bags in grocery stores.

Leeman Ferry car break-ins have businesses on edge

Businesses along Leeman Ferry Road said car break-ins are not uncommon.

Students showcasing rocket designs for national competition at Marshall Space Flight Center

This year, the teams come from 20 states.

Satellite reset could cause glitches for GPS devices

The satellite that helps operate GPS technology is being reset on Saturday. It could cause glitches or navigation issues for older GPS devices.

Witness recalls search for armed man in Hays Nature Preserve

Huntsville police searched for hours for a man named Chevey Swinford in Hays Nature Preserve.

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