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.

Living Large: Inside An English Tutor House In Greenwich

A rare and private estate built in 1918, complete with a guest house and pool house, was the setting for CBS 2’s latest Living Large segment


Living Large: Inside A French Manor In Old Westbury

The home is all about a series of archways leading to different rooms, including the Sunny Great Room with a stone fireplace and ebony stained Herringbone French oak flooring.


Living Large Inside The Bloomberg Building On East 58th Street

Reporter Emily Smith got a tour of One Beacon Court, also known as the Bloomberg building.


Living Large: Take A Tour Inside A $10.5 Million East Hampton Home

The mansion features 12 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms and everything in between. The estate hit the market at $10.5 million. Upon walking into the front door, the large formal dining room — with seating for 24 people — stands out.


Living Large: Inside An Artist’s Dream Luxury Loft In SoHo

The home located at 114 Greene St., which was built in 1870, is one of SoHo’s premier cast iron beauties.


Living Large: Explore Inside A $5 Million Mansion In Yonkers

A hot spot mansion known as Greystone Court is on the market and reporter Emily Smith got to take a tour inside the one-of-a-kind palace as part of CBS 2’s Living Large series.


Living Large: Take A Tour Inside An Exclusive Apartment At 15 Central Park West

Among the celebrities said to live at the residence are singer Sting and actor Denzel Washington.


Rockettes Give Special Dance Lesson To Brooklyn Children

The dance lesson was made possible by Madison Square Garden’s Garden of Dreams Foundation.


Living Large: Take A Tour Of A $12 Million Long Island Colonial Mansion

CBS 2’s Emily Smith got an all-access tour of a 1930’s Sands Point Colonial mansion that hit the market at $12 million.


Living Large: Take A Tour Of A Multi-Million Dollar SoHo Loft

CBS 2’s Emily Smith took a tour inside a $4 million loft in SoHo that has the best of Downtown right at your doorstep.


Living Large: Take A Tour Through A Greenwich, Connecticut Castle

CBS 2’s Emily Smith got a tour of a $17.5 million castle fit for a prince and princess — the stuff fairy tales are made of.


Living Large: CBS 2 Takes You Inside A Luxurious Central Park West Townhouse

CBS 2’s Emily Smith got an all-access tour of a seven-story single residence, located at 247 Central Park West.


LI Robbery Suspects Involved In Deadly Crash After Evading Suffolk County Police

A Lincoln Town Car carrying passengers suspected in a robbery at the Tanger Outlets in Riverhead crashed into a silver Subaru on Sunrise Highway Service Road in Sayville, killing a female passenger.


Black Bear, Earlier Seen Sleeping In Metuchen Tree, Heads Back To The Woods

A black bear seen earlier in the day taking an extended nap up a tree apparently decided he had enough media attention and made its way down on Monday night.


Cops: 91-Year-Old Man Killed In Hit-And-Run In Sheepshead Bay

Police say Milton Levine was crossing Nostrand Avenue and Avenue Y in Sheepshead Bay when he was hit by a Nissan Pathfinder, whose driver did not stop. The impact then sent the man in the path of another car.




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