Emily Smith

Emily Smith fullEmily Smith joined CBS 2 in April 2011 as a general assignment reporter.

Smith joined the station after spending a year as a business reporter for CBS MoneyWatch as well as a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ “Up To the Minute”. Previously, she served as a Long Island reporter for WABC-TV for three years.

Smith has covered a variety of stories, her favorite being the miraculous landing of Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in January 2009. Smith interviewed some of the emotional passengers.

Smith grew up on Grand Island, a suburb of Buffalo, NY, and spent time working upstate before coming to New York City. She started her broadcasting career at Buffalo’s WBEN-AM as an anchor and reporter. She then moved to Elmira, NY to report and anchor at both WENY-TV and WETM-TV before becoming a reporter at Rochester’s WHEC-TV.

Smith attended St. Bonaventure University’s journalism school where she received the Bob Koop Award, which recognizes journalism excellence. She says she’s passionate about telling people’s stories and being a representative for the viewers.

In her spare time, she enjoys working out and being with the one thing that inspires her the most: her family.

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Student: Hooded Man Creeps Into Upper West Side Dorm, Was ‘Petting My Hair’

It’s a student’s nightmare: waking up to find an intruder standing in your darkened dorm room. It happened on the Upper West Side, where police are searching for a suspect.


Husband Of Victim In Tragic Manorville Crash Thanks Hundreds For Their Support

It’s something Jason Trinca called a miracle. He was holding his 2-year-old son, Christopher, for the first time since the little boy was released from critical condition.


Living Large In A Muttontown French Chateau

The Muttontown home looks as if it was plucked from from France. A breathtaking theme of fruit and flower masonry can be found throughout the home.


Living Large: Inside Strauss-Kahn’s Tribeca House Arrest Residence

Now that Strauss-Kahn is back in France, the Tribeca townhouse is on the market — for nearly $14 million. CBS 2’s Emily Smith got an exclusive look inside.


Former Jet John Schmitt Set To Get Back Lost Super Bowl Ring

A former New York Jet, who lost his Super Bowl ring more than 40 years ago in the ocean in Hawaii, got some incredible news — his ring has been found.


Living Large In A $20 Million Upper East Side Residence

Built in 1910, the home was the beginning of luxurious apartment living. The original curved staircase and stained glass double height curved church window are things the Guggenheim family imported from Europe.


Living Large: Inside Columbus Circle’s ‘Mansion In The Sky’

From the 26th floor of this home you have spectacular views of Lincoln Center, you can see the reflecting pool, the Hudson River and down to Columbus Circle.


Living Large In An $11 Million Chelsea Townhouse

One five-story townhouse in Chelsea has a swimming pool in the living room and CBS 2’s Emily Smith got an inside look in the latest edition of Living Large.


Living Large: 6,000 Square Feet Of Luxurious Space In Greenwich

The classic Georgian-style home has some old fashioned trimmings on the outside, but inside it is like living in a piece of modern art.


Living Large In A Historic Old Westbury Home On Orchard Lane

The home looks like a modern glass house, but was built for the first president of the Museum of Modern Art in 1938.


Living Large In A Westhampton Beach House

The dramatic dune road house defies the term beach house. It is 6,000 square feet of contemporary living, stilts raise it high above sea level to give unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean.


Jersey City Girl Meets Paramedics Who Saved Her Life

Last weekend, at a backyard barbeque with family and friends, Priscilla Pereira choked on a grape and during the chaos a friend called 911 desperate for help. What happened next is likely why she’s still alive.


Living Large: Inside An $8 Million Manhattan Penthouse

It’s luxury living with fabulous views of the Big Apple. CBS 2’s Emily Smith got a look inside an $8 million apartment that overlooks Madison Square Park in the latest edition of Living Large.


Living Large With Sunflowers In Southampton

Tucked behind the tall boxwood hedges in Southampton you find a stone pebble driveway leading to a shingle-style traditional home decorated in beautiful sunflowers.



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