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Sophia Borrelli

Sophia is a reporter and anchor for WAAY.

Title: Reporter/Anchor

I am very excited to be joining the WAAY 31 team and telling stories that impact the North Alabama community.

Previously I worked as the Weekend Anchor in Roanoke, Va. During my time there, I covered national murder trials, President Trump's visits during the 2016 election, flooding and tornadoes hitting the Roanoke Valley. During my time in Southwest Virginia, I volunteered with the American Cancer Society and Junior League of Roanoke Valley.

I started my journalism career in the cold, but very friendly state of North Dakota. While reporting in Fargo, I was able to tell stories which impacted the community.

I graduated with a B.S. in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from Syracuse University. I have two dogs and love hiking, traveling, and volunteering my time to help others in the community.

Recent Posts by Sophia Borrelli

Crews work to clean up fallen tree on Limestone County Courthouse lawn

Crews worked Thursday to clean up the street and sidewalk where a tree fell on the lawn of the Limestone County Courthouse which was knocked over by Wednesday's storms.

Many in Lincoln County and Fayetteville Tennessee get ready for more rain

A spokesperson for Fayetteville City Police says police are planning to write tickets if they see people going through or around barriers into flood waters.

TVA opens spillways ahead of expected rainfall

A spokesperson from the Tennessee Valley Authority says they are opening 5 spillways before the expected rainfall.

Boaz Police warn of drug paraphernalia littered on streets

The Boaz Police Department Chief says finding drug paraphernalia is common when they pick up litter on the streets.

Jury set to come back in federal trial after power outage disrupts diliberations

A power outage in Downtown Huntsville Thursday afternoon interrupted jury deliberations in a federal case at the U.S. District Courthouse.

Amanda Foster's family calls her a hero after deadly Scottsboro dock fire

Amanda Foster's step sister says she is her hero after she died in the deadly dock fire at the Jackson County Park.

Full-time dock residents wanting a rescue boat at Jackson County Park

A full-time resident on Dock A is hoping a rescue boat can be docked at Jackson County Park all the time.

How to help Jackson County Park fire victims

Here is how you can help the families affected by the dock fire at Jackson County State Park.

National Weather Service confirms EF-0 tornado in Lincoln County, TN

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has confirmed an EF-0 tornado came through near Ardmore in Lincoln County, Tennessee on December 16th.

Limestone County cleanup removes 1,900 pounds of aquatic litter

Even with the cold temperatures, some in the Limestone County community spent every hours picking up litter.

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