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Second African-American woman to anchor a prime time newscast in Huntsville

Janette Renee’ Smith!

Smith started at #WAFF-48NBC as a secretary and camera operator in 1987. Over the following 8 years, was promoted to the main anchorwoman position for WAFF'S 5pm and 10pm newscasts. Her move to main anchor made her the second African-American woman to ever anchor a prime time newscast in the #Huntsville market. Janette is currently an Author, Life Strategist and Mindset Coach, and the Dir of Church Growth for Bethel AMEC, Baltimore , MD. #WomensHistoryMonth #WomenOfExcellence

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