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Luke Hajdasz

Luke is a reporter at WAAY.

Title: Reporter
lhajdasz@waaytv.com

Luke is a native New Englander. He spent his entire life in Connecticut, where he grew up and later went on to pursue a journalism degree at the University of Connecticut. He graduated in December 2020. While at UConn, Luke worked as a Staff Writer at The Daily Campus, the largest daily-published college newspaper in the state. He also served as a multimedia journalist and later as News Director at UCTV, the university’s on-campus, student-run TV station.

In June 2020, Luke won the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists College Contest for video storytelling for his feature on the UConn Fire Department. He also attended and reported on the Edward R. Murrow awards banquet in New York City, one of the most prestigious awards in broadcast journalism.

When not reporting, Luke loves to swim, golf, fish and kayak and is excited to explore the best spots in North Alabama.

Recent Posts by Luke Hajdasz

Alabama Original: @NativePlantTok

@NativePlantTok is one of the latest, hottest accounts to hit TikTok "for you pages" across the country. The man behind it is right here in North Alabama.

Trial of Elkmont teen charged in family murders delayed

He is being held in the Limestone County Jail.

Family of woman found dead in Huntsville Police van retains civil rights attorney Ben Crump

Crump has been retained by Christina Nance's family, who was found dead last week outside Huntsville Police headquarters.

ALEA identifies victim in deadly Madison County motorcycle wreck

The crash happened on Stegar Road near Shoals Road on Wednesday just before noon.

UPDATE: HPD: Arrest made in early morning shooting

Officers were dispatched around 4:30 a.m. to the 6600 block of Old Madison Pike for the shooting call.

Child, teen killed in Arab flooding

A 4-year-old child and an 18-year-old female died in Marshall County because of flooding, the coroner confirmed.

Huntsville Police ID victim of Tuesday wreck on I-565

The crash remains under investigation.

Decatur shooting investigation ends in child porn charge

Christian Munoz was arrested in July for shooting into an occupied building.

Jackson County woman indicted for vehicular homicide in 2020 deadly wreck

Teresa Corbin was arrested Monday and released on bond the same day after being indicted on multiple charges related to the fatal wreck.

Huntsville Police searching for missing man last heard from Aug. 31

Devin Morton's family last heard from him Aug. 31. If you see him, call police.

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