Sophia Borrelli

Sophia is a reporter and anchor for WAAY.

Title: Reporter/Anchor
sborrelli@waaytv.com

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

Albertville City Schools plan for 2020-2021 school year

Albertville City Schools released its finalized plan for the 2020-2021 school year on Friday.

Traveling Outdoor Amusement Park opens in Albertville with coronavirus safety precautions

While some people are concerned because of the pandemic, others are happy for a fun, new alternative.

DeKalb County Board of Education votes to push back school start date to Aug. 10

Superintendent Jason Barnett said with all of the changes he wanted to give teachers and staff a little more time to prepare. The board agreed and voted unanimously to approve that plan.

Coronavirus test site in Marshall County seeing an increase in patients wanting to get tested for coronavirus

"The last couple of weeks, we have actually seen and increase in the trend both in the number of patients coming in to be tested per day as well as the percentage of positive cases per day," said Alvin Tenchavez M.D., physician at United Doctors Family Medical Center.

‘It can infect anybody:’ Marshall County family’s message after 5 survive coronavirus

The family told us they believe they caught the virus from other family members who later tested positive.

Marshall County Medical Centers see increase in coronavirus patients at hospital

"We've been very busy at Marshall Medical Centers seeing a significant increase in our positive COVID-19 patients," said Kathy Woodruff, Chief Nursing Officer for Marshall Medical Centers.

DeKalb County officials say mandatory masking order for county is possible

Face coverings are not required in county buildings, but they are encouraged along with social distancing.

Local hospital prepares for coronavirus and the upcoming flu season

"We've not had experience as a medical community with both of those occurring at the same time," said Lonnie Albin MD, Highlands Medical Center Chief Medical Officer.

Goose Pond Colony Resort readies July Fourth celebration with coronavirus safety measures

Fireworks will light up the sky at 9 p.m. Saturday. The show is free to the public.

Marshall County sheriff says enforcing mask ordinance could be difficult

"I've thought about it, but I just don't see how we can enforce it," said Phil Sims, Marshall County Sheriff.

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Reported Deaths: 723
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