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 in 2011. 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

  U.S. Space Command to be headquartered in Huntsville, Ala.

  Nurse in quarantine says her online grocery order never came

  Alabama WWII Veteran beats COVID-19 in time for 104th birthday

  Caleb Brooks awaits new donor as doctors postpone Friday transplant

  Confederate monument removed from Madison County, Alabama, courthouse

Bassmaster Elite Tournament moved to Lake Guntersville

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

John Merrill extends absentee voting for August, November elections

Alabama Secretary of State releases sample runoff election ballots

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

  Alabama’s May unemployment rate drops to 9.9%

How to apply for an Alabama absentee ballot for July 14

7 victims identified in Valhermoso Springs shooting

Rock and roll legend Little Richard remembered, laid to rest Wednesday in Huntsville

Gov. Ivey declares a Day of Prayer in Alabama

Actor Jack Black virtually visits Children’s of Alabama patients

13 Redstone Arsenal employees among confirmed COVID-19 cases

Lauderdale County man diagnosed with COVID-19 has passed away

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has a sweet response to COVID-19

Alabama Public Library Service offers free learning resources