Wade Smith

Wade Smith

Digital Content Manager

Huntsville, AL

Wade is a graduate of the University of Alabama. He started his news career in radio in Atlanta, GA. Before coming to WAFF 48, he spent over six years reporting news in Birmingham. Wade was born just a short drive down I-65 in Cullman and he currently resides there again today.

When Wade is not in the newsroom, he is spending time with his wife Megan and their dog Dexter. Wade and Megan enjoy going to concerts, weekend vacations, and spending time catching up on TV shows on the couch.

Additionally, Wade is a member of Cullman First United Methodist Church, the Cullman Lions Club, and is the Voice of the Cullman Bearcat Football Team.

If you have a story idea for the WAFF Digital Team, click the e-mail button above and send him a message.


  • 8 time - Alabama Broadcasters Association ABBY Award Winner


  • The University of Alabama

Recent Articles by Wade

  Caleb Brooks awaits new donor as doctors postpone Friday transplant

Can-a-thon 2020: How you can participate from Nov. 30 through Dec. 13

  DECISION 2020: Tuberville wins U.S. Senate Seat in Alabama; National vote counts continue

Election Toolbox 2020: sample ballots, amendment details, where to vote & submit your polling line photos

  Decatur Fire & Rescue crews investigate morning fire near Jay Landings

AHSAA football playoff tickets to be sold online in 2020

  Confederate monument removed from Madison County, Alabama, courthouse

  Crews contain hazardous chemical leak in Falkville

Sample Ballots for November 3 General Election

  RESULTS: Municipal runoff elections across the Tennessee Valley

Decatur Police, Fire team up to give back to retired officer

  Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament begins on Lake Guntersville

  Decatur officials discuss latest on COVID-19

  Superheroes Week 2020: profiling those who protect, heal abused children across the Tennessee Valley

  Emergency crews extinguish morning house fire in New Market

Huntsville-Madison 9-1-1 teams up with Sprocket to keep children safe during an emergency

  President Trump speaks at Shanksville, PA 9/11 memorial

Huntsville officials update latest on COVID-19

‘I hope this makes people smile’: a photo to describe being born during a pandemic

  Huntsville officials discuss latest on COVID-19

  Decatur names Tracy Thornton new Fire Chief

  MCSO Investigator heads to Cleveland Clinic with honor escort of fellow officers

48 Blitz: Week 0 football scores and highlights

  HCS announces fall football protocols

LIVE AT NOON: Huntsville officials update COVID-19 latest on Wednesday

  UNA announces plan to play 4 games this fall

Guntersville starts season 1-0 following East Limestone COVID-19 forfeit

  Huntsville officials discuss COVID-19 on Monday

  Morgan county leaders discuss latest on COVID-19

When does my school start? List of dates, reopening plans for schools in our viewing area