Hannah Smith (Reporter)

Bio:
Hannah Smith is a staff reporter for the Times Free Press. She previously worked as a Pulliam Fellow at the Indianapolis Star and as a Middle East news reporter at the Global Post in Boston. She has also spent time in broadcast, interning at Channel 13 WTHR in Indianapolis, and radio, as a reporter for American Student Radio. Hannah graduated with honors from Indiana University in May with degrees in journalism and Arabic. There she served as a reporter and managing editor at the Indiana Daily Student.

Case manager finds her own help through Neediest Cases

Published Dec. 17 2014

Anita Pickett is a case manager for Hope for the Inner City. Usually she spends her days helping clients find...

Neediest Cases helps woman bounce back

Published Dec. 10 2014

Samantha Thomas was getting by last spring, but barely.

Chattanooga City Council defers Uber ordinances

Published Dec. 10 2014

Two ordinances regarding regulation of the ride-share service Uber in Chattanooga have been deferred from any action until next week...

Chattanooga punts on Uber ride-sharing rules after city attorney presentation

Published Dec. 9 2014

Story updated at 8:13 p.m. with additional context on Orlando's efforts to regulate ride-sharing services.

Girls Inc. honoring 10 women for accomplishments

Published Dec. 6 2014

Darlene Boyd -- loan originator -- Regions Financial Corp.

It's not just Santa at the mall anymore... Here comes Hanukkah

Published Dec. 4 2014

While Santa greeted lines of children and parents at Hamilton Place mall Wednesday night, about 35 children celebrated a different...

Chattanooga officials shut down Ridgedale party house

Published Dec. 4 2014

When police officers went to investigate the house where five people were shot during a party Sunday, they were surprised...

Robert Goff wins Dade County runoff for commission seat

Published Dec. 3 2014

Robert Goff emerged victorious in the Dade County run-off election for the remaining County Commission seat for District 3. He...

Neediest Cases fund helps family with disabilities get new washer, dryer

Published Dec. 3 2014

Mae Miller, 57, had taken on just about as much as she could handle.

Neediest Cases fund helps family with disabilities get new washer, dryer

Published Dec. 3 2014

Mae Miller, 57, had taken on just about as much as she could handle.

Car crash claims life of Calhoun man

Published Dec. 1 2014

A 34-year-old lifelong resident of Calhoun, Tenn., died in a car crash early Monday morning, according to an accident report...

Harrison car theft suspect in custody in Georgia

Published Nov. 30 2014

The man who nearly ran over two Hamilton County deputies in a stolen car on Friday, causing one lawman to...


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60 years and counting: Church couple renew wedding vows

Published Nov. 30 2014

A beautiful bride in a sparkling ballgown walked down the aisle to her groom on Saturday, 60 years after her...

Neediest Cases season kicks off, helps families in need

Published Nov. 27 2014

Back in October, Toni Cochran had no idea how she was going to pay her November rent.

Neediest Cases season kicks off, helps families in need

Published Nov. 27 2014

Back in October, Toni Cochran had no idea how she was going to pay her November rent.

Soddy-Daisy man arrested on aggravated child abuse charge

Published Nov. 25 2014

A Soddy-Daisy man has been arrested on charges of aggravated child abuse, according to a Hamilton County Sheriff's Office arrest...

Some local leaders not surprised by Ferguson jury decision

Published Nov. 25 2014

• Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson police officer in Michael Brown's shooting death

Boy's love of trains opened the door to his abuser

Published Nov. 23 2014

Doug remembers the taste of the coconut rum.

Beetles released on Signal Mountain in attempt to save hemlocks

Published Nov. 22 2014

A thousand beetles were flown all the way from Washington state in hopes that they'll be able to save hemlock...

Rhea County officials arrest suspect in multiple thefts

Published Nov. 22 2014

A high-speed police chase that happened in Rhea County, Tenn., in early November ended with no suspect caught.