Sydney Young is a native of Rosinton, Ala., a graduate of Robertsdale High School, and is proud to have deep family roots in Mobile and Baldwin County. She is currently majoring in multimedia journalism at the University of Montevallo.
During her time at UM, she has worked as a reporter, producer and anchor on the student-produced newscast, Vallo Vision News. She has also hosted various campus shows, such as Mass Comm Topic Talks, MomentUM and Falcon Athletics News, a campus-based variety show.
In her free time, Sydney enjoys reading, writing and spending time with her family. She also volunteers with Distinguished Young Women of Baldwin County and has served on the committee for the past five years, after competing herself in 2018.
Sydney joined WKRG News 5 for the Summer 2022 Internship program.