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

Huntsville Police investigating overnight shooting

Police say two people were shot. The victims were transported by HEMSI to Huntsville Hospital.

Former North Alabama lawmaker reflects on Inauguration Day

Dr. Parker Griffith was serving as a U.S. Representative for Alabama when he attended former President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009.

Early morning fire at Huntsville business

A spokesperson from Huntsville Fire and Rescue said there was an accidental fire that originated and was contained to a gluing machine at the business in the 3400 block of Stanwood Blvd.

Morgan County investigator back to work after bull attack, transplant surgery

Back on duty, Morgan County investigator Caleb Brooks, not letting a small intestine transplant get in the way of him being back at the office.

Multiple Huntsville Fire and Rescue crews respond fire

Multiple Huntsville Fire and Rescue crews respond fire

First Jeopardy! champion reflects as Trebek hosts final episode

During his time on the television show, Hopkins says Trebek was a true professional.

North Alabamians react to riots at U.S. Capitol

State Rep. Mike Ball called Wednesday's events barbaric and uncivilized.

Madison County hospital leader says next phase for coronavirus vaccinations could start soon

Dr. Pam Hudson says Madison County is still in phase 1A, meaning vaccines are given out to health care workers.

Decatur church reopens after being forced to close

Pastor Barry Strong says the pandemic did have an impact on the church's reopening.

FBI and ATF investigating explosion in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning

FBI and the ATF are investigating an explosion in downtown Nashville that happened Christmas morning.

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