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

Grant given to help North Alabama small businesses

Small businesses and entrepreneurs in North Alabama are now able to receive free business training at Drake Community and Technical College.

Redstone Arsenal gives annual update

Redstone Arsenal is working with North Alabama companies to prepare the area for future population and technology growth.

North Alabama employers discuss child care issues

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber held a summit Tuesday morning to talk about solutions, including how to keep workers when they have children and what to do when parents have to work 2nd or 3rd shifts.

Decatur police officer honored for saving shooting victim's life

Officer Keelin Darby received the Chief's Commendation Award.

Ten new officers join Decatur Police Department

Each was called up to the podium and pinned with their new Decatur Police Department badge.

Alabama Bicentennial celebrated at Decatur High School

Students gathered in the auditorium to learn about Alabama's history and future.

Volunteers put wreaths over veterans' graves in Madison County

Volunteers from Madison County laid hundreds of holiday decorations on veterans' graves.

Decatur City Schools sets new district goals

The superintendent of Decatur City Schools says there are a few things the district needs to improve on over the next year.

Decatur City Schools to spend almost $6 million on district improvements

Board members approved to spend the money three different projects.

Non-profit group pushing for Hands-Free Law in Alabama

A non-profit is calling for a ban on cell phone use while driving, in Alabama. They made their case Tuesday morning in Huntsville.

 

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