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.

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

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

John Merrill extends absentee voting for August, November elections

How to cast an Alabama absentee ballot for July 14 runoff

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

Gov. Ivey declares a Day of Prayer in Alabama

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has a sweet response to COVID-19