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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

Alabama Original: Unclaimed Baggage

Where does all that lost luggage go? Odds are, it may end up in Scottsboro, AL.

Two hurt in overnight Huntsville bar shooting

It happened just before 1:00 a.m. at 3000 Bar on University Drive.

Court hearing set for Falkville man charged in Capitol riot

Lonnie Coffman's truck was found with multiple weapons, ammunition and Molotov cocktails inside when the Capitol riot happened.

Florence police investigating overnight shooting; three hurt

It happened in the 1400 block of Carver Road shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

Madison County businessman John Roberts running for Congress

John Roberts has announced he's joining the race for Mo Brooks 5th Congressional seat.

Sparkman Middle School principal named Madison County Schools Principal of the Year

Jennifer Whitt was recognized as Principal of the Year. She is a Sparkman High graduate.

Limestone County Sheriff's Office searching for catalytic converter thief

The theft happened at the ServPro on Highway 72 in Athens on Tuesday, July 20.

Family safe after overnight Huntsville garage fire

It happened shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday.

HPD: Wanted man believed to still be hiding in Thorntons Way Circle home

People are asked to avoid the area.

Trent Willis, prosecution's witness, subpoenaed by defense in Limestone Co. Sheriff’s criminal trial

The defense is expected to question Willis in the defendant's case in chief.

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