Wade Smith

Wade Smith

Digital Content Manager

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

  Madison county leaders discuss coronavirus status on Friday

  Decatur officials encourage residents to continue social distancing

  Huntsville leaders issues latest COVID-19 update on Thursday

Athens City Schools offers virtual spirit week for students

Madison City Schools announces finalists for new superintendent

Tennessee Valley Corridor announces new dates for National Summit

How much COVID-19 in Alabama increased over one week

  Local park & pray ongoing nightly during pandemic

  Madison county leaders urge residents to participate in census while home

  Morgan county officials issue update on COVID-19 on Wednesday

  Huntsville officials issue COVID-19 update on Tuesday

Madison county to postpone high school graduation

  Huntsville officials say curfew is not necessary at this time

Road resurfacing project begins in Ardmore

  Tips for social distancing from Gov. Kay Ivey

  Morgan county leaders update COVID-19 latest on Monday

Portion of stimulus package goes to fighting COVID-19 on Election Day

Guntersville’s HydroFest cancelled due to coronavirus

  Single-car crash claims life of Haleyville teenager

  Madison county officials update latest on COVID-19

  FULL LIST: Governor Ivey temporarily closes more non-essential businesses

  13 Redstone Arsenal employees among confirmed COVID-19 cases

  Decatur leaders issue COVID-19 update on Friday

  Lauderdale county officials talk COVID-19 on Friday morning

  Limestone county officials issue COVID-19 update on Thursday

  State health department investigating possible Madison Co. COVID-19 death

Lauderdale County man diagnosed with COVID-19 has passed away

  Troy University addresses COVID-19 student, faculty positive tests

DeKalb county gets first confirmed case of COVID-19

CASA of Madison county closed until April 3