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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

Restaurant fire in Somerville leaves 10 people without jobs

Officials are now investigating the cause of a fire at Kickin' Butts BBQ and Catering in Somerville.

Two new storm shelters open in Madison County

The storm shelters are in Ardmore and Meridianville.

Crews replace utility pole on Blue Spring Road

The top of the utility pole was split when a tree fell on it early Monday morning.

Calhoun Community College holds Manufacturing Day for high school students

Students were able to sign up for programs they wanted to tour at the college, such as design drafting, robotics, aerospace engineering and welding

Attalla community responds to warehouse fire

Officials are asking anyone with breathing issues or asthma to stay indoors. People who live nearby are concerned about other safety risks.

Firefighters say Attalla warehouse fire could burn for several more days

The warehouse stored paper products.

Huntsville non-profit celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The local non-profit, Phoenix, is celebrating all month long.

Neighbors react to Decatur Fire

The fire impacted five town homes along Clark Street.

‘I just thank God that they are OK:’ Neighbors pull together after fire strikes 5 Decatur townhomes

Decatur fire says two townhomes were severely damaged and three received smoke damage.

Jackson County crews removing 50,000 lbs of plastic from overturned 18-wheeler

The 18-wheeler flipped into some grass near County Road 5 Wednesday night.

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