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 loves hiking, traveling, and volunteering her time to help others in the community.

Recent Posts by Sophia Borrelli

Morgan County Schools teacher arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia

The Sheriff's Office said after a K9 alerted to the car, a search revealed two pipes with marijuana residue and a clear baggie with a white residue that field tested positive as methamphetamine in the vehicle. Holmes also received two tickets for having a switched and expired tag.

U.S. Paralympics Cycling Open coming to Huntsville

WAAY 31 spoke with some athletes who said they are excited to get back to racing, especially after not being able to compete last year because of the pandemic.

Two people injured in early morning shooting in Huntsville

Police say the two men are expected to be ok.

Escaped murderer back in custody in Cullman County

He escaped Thursday night.

Man dies in overnight shooting in Huntsville

It happened in the 1500 block of Ascent Trail around 10:00pm.

Downtown Decatur celebrates St. Patrick's Day with pub crawl

The pub crawl will start at 2pm and go until 9pm.

North Alabama disaster relief organization to send help to flood victims in KY

Buckets of supplies will be heading to parts of Eastern Kentucky.

United Way of Madison County offering free rides for vaccine appointments

United Way of Madison County and its partners have come together for this new initiative.

FBI, local law enforcement operating at home in Owens Cross Roads; 1 arrested

Police have said the community is not in danger

Free Alabama College Application Week ends Friday

It's when students can apply to colleges and universities for free and the application fees are waived!

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