After graduating high school at age 15, Haley Smith attended a small college near her hometown of Hemet, California. She played college volleyball and eventually finished her Broadcast Journalism degree at Brigham Young University.
From the time Haley was a little girl, she watched the news each evening with her mom. She was inspired by educated, intelligent women intrigued with what was going on in the world and knew that’s what she wanted to do.
Before joining KSL as morning news reporter, Haley worked in Eastern Idaho as a morning show producer, anchor and evening reporter among many other duties! After accepting a position at KSL News in Salt Lake City, she and her husband jumped at the chance to move to his home state of Utah.
Haley is a breaking news junkie, but don’t let her fool you she also jumps at the opportunity to work on a heart-warming piece or fast-paced outdoor adventure story.
When she’s not out and about chasing stories, Haley enjoys spending time with her family and husband. She loves cooking, eating, health and fitness, sports, playing with her dogs, camping and any outdoor activity.
If you have news tips or story ideas for Haley, she’d love to hear them!