Kayla Smith joined the News 19 staff in February 2022 as an MMJ/Reporter.
She was born and raised in Memphis, TN, and she moved to Alabama for college in 2017. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a BA in communications with a double major in news media and political science.
While in Tuscaloosa, Kayla worked as a multimedia journalist and anchor for WVUA 23 News.
When she’s not out reporting, Kayla loves to travel, read, visit museums, try out new recipes, and cheer on the Crimson Tide.
If you have any story ideas you’d like to share with Kayla, please reach out! You can contact her at Kayla.Smith@whnt.com.