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Sophia Borrelli

Sophia is a reporter and anchor for WAAY.

Title: Reporter/Anchor
sborrelli@waaytv.com

Sophia is very excited to be a member of the WAAY 31 team and telling stories that impact the North Alabama community.
Previously, she worked as the Weekend Anchor in Roanoke, Va. During her time there, she covered national murder trials, President Trump's visits during the 2016 election, flooding and tornadoes hitting the Roanoke Valley. During Sophia’s time in Southwest Virginia, she volunteered with the American Cancer Society and Junior League of Roanoke Valley.

Sophia started her journalism career in the cold, but very friendly state of North Dakota. While reporting in Fargo, she was able to tell stories which impacted the community.

Sophia graduated with a B.S. in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from Syracuse University. She has two dogs and loves hiking, traveling, and volunteering her time to help others in the community.

Recent Posts by Sophia Borrelli

Four adults and two children displaced after apartment fire

Stay with WAAY 31 for the latest on this story.

Marshall Co. Sheriff's Office buys new baseball-shaped camera for safer, secure look at crime scenes

The camera is baseball-sized, so law enforcement officers can easily throw it into an area they want to go in or need to see into before entering.

Two local non-profits receive donation from Huntsville car dealership

Both charities received more than $22,000 each to help families right here in Huntsville.

DeKalb County Sheriff's Office investigates fatal shooting

The Sheriff's Office identified Gabriel Brown as the victim

Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center to open for classes soon

'Probably going to have a soft opening sometime early in May with some very specific classes to see how things will work and then we will have a big hurrah later,' said Cathie Mayne, Market Director for Huntsville - Madison County Senior Center.

Calhoun Community College hosts Career Preparedness Week

There are events going on both virtually and on-campus.

Madison County Commission discusses guidelines for Emergency Rental Assistance Program

When the program starts, people living in the county will have access to the $5.2 million grant.

More Madison County residents get vaccinated at mobile clinic

On Tuesday, a mobile coronavirus vaccine clinic took place at the Robert "Bob" Harrison Senior Wellness and Advocacy Center on Pulaski Pike.

Morgan County Schools teacher arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia

The Sheriff's Office said after a K9 alerted to the car, a search revealed two pipes with marijuana residue and a clear baggie with a white residue that field tested positive as methamphetamine in the vehicle. Holmes also received two tickets for having a switched and expired tag.

U.S. Paralympics Cycling Open coming to Huntsville

WAAY 31 spoke with some athletes who said they are excited to get back to racing, especially after not being able to compete last year because of the pandemic.

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