Lawrence Smith has joined Louisville Fox-affiliate WDRB as a general assignment reporter, the station announced today.

Smith is a local news veteran with experience at two of WDRB’s rival stations — WHAS and WAVE — as well as at WTVQ in Lexington, KRIV and KHOU in Houston, and WATE in Evansville.

Most recently, Smith was Dean of Students at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His first day on the air at WDRB was last week.