Ken Smith earned his BA in Mass Communication from the University of South Florida and is an award-winning reporter currently with WRAL News in Raleigh. He has won the Mid-South Regional Emmy for best weekend newscast in 2008, the Mid-South Regional Emmy for Spot News in 2009, the Mid-South Regional Emmy for Breaking News in 2012, and earned a National Emmy nomination for Breaking News in 2012. Ken has also received two Georgia Associated Press awards for best spot news and best feature.
He loves tennis, reading, hiking, jazz and calypso music, and is a self-proclaimed Foodie. He regularly volunteers with the Special Olympics of N.C. and Wake County schools.
Ken Smith is a Member of the Board of Abilities Tennis and their VP of Marketing.