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

States, cities with Alabama on travel advisory lists

  HPD discuss July 4th safety on Thursday

  Huntsville to re-open John Hunt Park drive-up testing next week; mandatory mask order being discussed

UPDATE: President Trump’s campaign team decides against Alabama rally

  Gov. Kay Ivey extends Safer-at-Home order until July 31

  Florence leaders issue COVID-19 update

  Huntsville officials update latest on area cases of COVID-19

Athens city employees rescue sludge-covered owl in need of assistance

  Kids receive military homecoming surprise after pandemic extended deployment

  Alabama couple celebrates 59 years of marriage in a socially distanced way

  Decatur officials update COVID-19 latest on Tuesday

Decatur Morgan Hospital names new President

  Huntsville officials update COVID-19 latest on Friday

Alabama’s May unemployment rate drops to 9.9%

Secretary of State John Merrill issues crossover voting reminder

  Morgan county officials discuss new testing site; recycling program resumes June 16

  Huntsville leaders update latest on COVID-19 at Monday briefing

Huntsville officials issue COVID-19 update on Friday

Alabama Food Bank Association receives peanut butter donation from state peanut producers

HydroFest race going virtual for 2020

Hazel Green responders rescue small kittens from storm drain

How to apply for an Alabama absentee ballot for July 14

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library set to reopen June 15

  Huntsville officials update COVID-19 latest

  Morgan county official confirms 1 employee tests positive for COVID-19

  7 victims identified in Valhermoso Springs shooting

  Huntsville officials update COVID-19 latest on Friday

  Huntsville leaders issue COVID-19 update on Monday

Gov. Kay Ivey authorizes activation of Alabama National Guard if needed

  Decatur officials update COVID-19 latest