Sophia Borrelli

Sophia is a reporter and anchor for WAAY.

Title: Reporter/Anchor
sborrelli@waaytv.com

Sophia is very excited to be a member of the WAAY 31 team and telling stories that impact the North Alabama community.
Previously, she worked as the Weekend Anchor in Roanoke, Va. During her time there, she covered national murder trials, President Trump's visits during the 2016 election, flooding and tornadoes hitting the Roanoke Valley. During Sophia’s time in Southwest Virginia, she volunteered with the American Cancer Society and Junior League of Roanoke Valley.

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

Sophia graduated with a B.S. in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from Syracuse University. She has two dogs and love hiking, traveling, and volunteering her time to help others in the community.

Recent Posts by Sophia Borrelli

Marshall Medical Centers looking to hire more ICU nurses

The chief nursing officer for Marshall Medical Centers said they are looking to fill multiple nursing positions in the intensive care unit at the Marshall Medical North campus.

Restaurant near Highway 231 detour happy road is back open

One employee at the Top of the Mountain Cafe says it was a very busy day for the staff at the restaurant.

Etowah County corn maze and pumpkin patch open with coronavirus safety precautions

The farm is open five days a week and is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Third protest over Confederate monument and flag takes place in Albertville

Before the protest, there was an open conversation between both sides for about an hour.

Marshall County company helps restore power in Louisiana after Hurricane Laura

Walls says people in the area were gracious.

New trauma bags at Asbury Elementary and High School

There are five new trauma bags at Asbury Elementary and High School.

Contracts signed for Marshall County to receive new radio system

The project is being completed in partnership with the cities of Albertville, Arab, and Guntersville as well as the county commission and Marshall Health Systems.

Demand for flu vaccine high in North Alabama

Youngblood says normally he recommends people to get a flu vaccine in October, but he says this year because of the demand his office is seeing already, he is recommending people get the vaccine as soon as you can.

Albertville City Schools sharing coronavirus information online

Albertville City Schools district is now sharing coronavirus information on its website.

Marshall County Sheriff's Office reserve deputies can't train due to coronavirus

The captain of the Marshall County Sheriff's Office Reserves says they have not been able to train since the pandemic started back in March.

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