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

  Confederate monument removed from Madison County, Alabama, courthouse

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

Huntsville, Madison schools begin school year on virtual learning plan

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

Alabama Secretary of State releases sample runoff election ballots

How to cast an Alabama absentee ballot for July 14 runoff

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

Alabama’s May unemployment rate drops to 9.9%

7 victims identified in Valhermoso Springs shooting

  Decatur officials confirm Point Mallard closed through 2020 season

Alan Jackson brings “Small Town Drive-In” concert to Cullman June 5

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

COVID-19 General Information/Información General from the FDA

Gov. Ivey declares a Day of Prayer in Alabama

Alabama A&M University waives Fall 2020 ACT/SAT requirements

Lauderdale County man diagnosed with COVID-19 has passed away