Haley Baker

Haley Baker


Haley joined the WAFF 48 team in February 2018. Her news career spans 15 years in Television News and freelance medical journalism.

She's worked as an investigative reporter and news anchor in Tennessee, Texas, Kentucky, and is returning back to the Tennessee Valley. However, her news career began in high school when she was selected to be on Channel One's Student Produced week.

Haley is also a wife to an Army Veteran, Lieutenant Colonel Josh Baker. He has served two tours of duty in Iraq while Haley served as a Family Readiness Group Leader among other military spouses of deployed soldiers.

After leaving the news business in 2011, Haley took a short sabbatical from news to follow her husband's military career and focus on her family. Now they are back in Alabama to retire and put down some roots for their two young daughters.

When she's not moving with the Army, their family enjoys riding bikes and watching movies.

Recent Articles by Haley

  Financial Friday: Ways to cut prom costs

  Financial Friday: What to consider before filing for bankruptcy

  Financial Friday: Smart ways to spend stimulus check

  Financial Friday: Microloans can help small businesses stay afloat

  Financial Friday: What should you expect from your tax preparer?

  Financial Friday: Protecting your finances during a natural disaster

  Financial Friday: How to spot a counterfeit check

  Financial Friday: Ways to avoid the after-holiday doldrums

Financial Fridays with Haley Baker

Financial Friday: Is now a good time to buy a home?

  Financial Friday: Is now a good time to refinance your home?

  Financial Friday: Money Saving Tips for Valentine’s Day

  Financial Friday: Post-Holiday To-Do List

  Financial Friday: Scholarships and Other Ways to Pay for College

  Financial Friday: Social media quizzes are not harmless fun

  Financial Friday: 5 financial New Year’s resolutions we should all keep

  Financial Friday: Ways to reduce Christmas waste

  Financial Friday: Avoid Getting Scammed This Holiday Season

  Financial Friday: Why it is important to support Shop Small Business Saturday

  Financial Friday: Use those gift cards or lose them

  Financial Friday: Ways to cut your grocery bill this holiday season

  Vietnam veteran inducted into Madison County Hall of Heroes

  Retired Army Major John Anderson inducted into Madison County Hall of Heroes

  Retired Huey Helicopter pilot inducted in the Madison County Hall of Heroes

  Retired Army Medevac pilot inducted into the Madison County Hall of Heroes

  Financial Friday: Try not to skimp on insurance during tough financial times

  Financial Friday: Ways to celebrate Halloween while saving money

  Financial Friday: How to discuss financial changes with your children

  Financial Friday: Mini home makeovers on a budget

  13-year-old Elkmont boy on his feet days after undergoing lifesaving liver transplant