Luke Hajdasz

Luke is a reporter at WAAY.

Title: Reporter
lhajdasz@waaytv.com

Luke is a native New Englander. He spent his entire life in Connecticut, where he grew up and later went on to pursue a journalism degree at the University of Connecticut. He graduated in December 2020. While at UConn, Luke worked as a Staff Writer at The Daily Campus, the largest daily-published college newspaper in the state. He also served as a multimedia journalist and later as News Director at UCTV, the university’s on-campus, student-run TV station.

In June 2020, Luke won the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists College Contest for video storytelling for his feature on the UConn Fire Department. He also attended and reported on the Edward R. Murrow awards banquet in New York City, one of the most prestigious awards in broadcast journalism.

When not reporting, Luke loves to swim, golf, fish and kayak and is excited to explore the best spots in North Alabama.

Recent Posts by Luke Hajdasz

Late night Wednesday shooting in Huntsville sends one person to hospital

One person was brought to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Investigators believe the suspect and victim knew each other. The victim does not want to press charges

Decatur ULA employees protest vaccine requirement

About a dozen United Launch Alliance employees spent the morning protesting the vaccine requirement at the Decatur plant.

Moulton man killed after SUV hits his golf cart

Benny Kimbrough, 81, died Monday after the golf cart he was driving was hit by a car Friday.

Alabama Original: Nathan Mason Hats

Nathan Mason Hats is the only custom hat-maker in North Alabama, saving North Alabamians a trip to Atlanta or Nashville to get a custom-made hat.

Union Grove woman killed in U.S. 231 wreck

The wreck happened Thursday, about 6 miles south of Arab.

17-year-old missing in Florence

Amber Elizabeth Desiree Castile Bonds was last seen Sunday.

Florence Police searching for missing 16-year-old

Kendal Grace Bartlett was last seen Tuesday and may be in an older pickup truck.

Public hearings scheduled for Huntsville redistricting

There are five public hearings scheduled to give your input to Huntsville City Council on the layout of the city's new districts.

Guntersville Taco Bell murder suspect indicted by grand jury

Kevon Williams was indicted Monday by a grand jury for the murder of two men Sept. 23 at a Guntersville Taco Bell.

Basketball, volleyball coming back to Calhoun Community College

Men's basketball, women's basketball and women's volleyball will all be ready for play by Fall of 2022, the school said.

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