Smith was the weekday morning anchor for Eyewitness News This Morning on WAXN.
“I am very excited to join the CBS47 and FOX30 Action News family as we continue our mission to provide viewers quality coverage and original content,” Smith said in a statement.
“We were searching for a key team member to fill this anchor role at WAWS/WTEV, and Tenikka has everything we were looking for,” said WAWS-WETV GM Jim Zerwekh.
Smith started working at WSOC in 2009. Smith starts at WAWS-WTEV in early fall.