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

  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

Bassmaster Elite Tournament moved to Lake Guntersville

Hockey could return to Huntsville in December

  U.S. Space & Rocket Center launches ‘Save Space Camp’ Campaign

AHSAA discusses return to play best practices released Wednesday

  Huntsville, Madison schools begin school year on virtual learning plan

  Huntsville officials update latest on COVID-19

John Merrill extends absentee voting for August, November elections

  Huntsville officials update latest on COVID-19

  Decatur area leaders issue COVID-19 update

  Huntsville officials discuss status of COVID-19 on Friday

  Gov. Kay Ivey issues statewide mask ordinance set to end July 31

Decision 2020: Things to know for Tuesday’s primary runoff election

  Huntsville officials update COVID-19 latest on Monday