Claire Johnson is the Digital Sales Coordinator here at WHNT News 19. Claire joined the ranks at WHNT in May 2016, and is thrilled to be part of such an amazing team.

Growing up, Claire split her time between upstate New York and Huntsville. She attended college at the State University of New York at Oswego where she majored in Broadcasting and Mass Communication. She then made her final move to settle down in Huntsville in the fall of 2009.

Claire is happy to be a part of the WHNT News 19 team, and loves working on the digital side of sales, where she is always learning something new.

Recent Articles
  • ENTER TO WIN: Tickets to see The Eagles in Concert!

    If you love the Eagles, Take it Easy.  WHNT News 19 is giving away 4 pairs of tickets to see The Eagles at Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham.  Before you ask How Long the contest is,  let me tell you: it’s  February 19 through February 22, 2018.   We don’t want you to have Wasted Time on your hands, so here’s how to enter:  Watch WHNT News 19 at 6:00AM for the daily Eagle trivia question to appear.  Next, click […]

  • CLOSED: Valentine’s Days of Giving, Sponsored by MarMac Real Estate

    Love is in the air and so is the spirit of doing something extra special for someone in your life.  Enter today for a chance to win a Sony 32″ HD Smart TV from MarMac Real Estate and make this Valentine’s Day a little extra special.  

  • CLOSED: Tickets to Bear Country presented by Broadway Theatre League

    Show us your houndstooth!  Send us a non-professional picture of yourself in your houndstooth and enter to win a pair of tickets to Bear Country presented by Broadway Theatre League, and entrance to the Bear Country Tailgate Party before the show.  Good luck and Roll Tide!

  • Top 10 tips for driving on Alabama’s winter roads

    Winter driving can be daunting the first time you head into the snow. Preparing your vehicle for a winter road trip is a vital way to ensure your safety and the safety of others. Below we have compiled the top 10 winter driving tips to give you a safe and stress-free driving experience this winter.    Take fifteen minutes to do a pre-trip inspection.  Check your anti-freeze levels, heater, defroster and wipers. Put weather appropriate washer fluid (anti-ice) in your […]

  • It’s time to swap out your summer flowers for fall and winter

    Autumn has fallen upon us, which means it’s time to start planting your fall seasonal plants for the colder temperatures to come.  These could be violas, pansies, snapdragons, or a number of other fall-friendly flowers.  Around this time, some of your summer flowers may still look good, but they’ll need to be sacrificed in order to get the new flowers started and settled for the season.   When planting pansies, make sure your soil is loose with organic matter; they […]

  • Big plants can make a big statement in your landscape

    We already know that plants can come in all shapes and sizes.  Let’s take a look at two large plants that can make a big impact in your flowering landscape. First is angel trumpet, or Brugmansia.  Angel trumpet is a tropical, woody plant that can bloom in white, pink, purple, or yellow.  It thrives in warm temperatures and usually doesn’t start blooming until mid to late summer.  It’s a beautiful plant with large, drooping, trumpet-like flowers that are, but all […]

  • Why should you plant trees in the fall?

    We’re finally starting to see some cooler weather coming in, which means it’s a perfect time for planting.  At least, that’s what they always say.  Let’s take a look at why. In the fall, the temperature is mild, but the soil is still warm enough for root growth.  In order for trees to thrive, they must have strong roots, so as leaf development slows or ceases in the fall, trees have the opportunity to focus on roots instead. Watering is […]

  • Which Japanese Maple will you choose for your yard?

    Most gardeners are familiar with Japanese Maples and often use them for their colorful foliage, but there are a number of different varieties that can give you just the right look for your landscape. Japanese Maples are often categorized in two basic groups: the larger leaf palmatum varieties that are upright, or standard, and lacey leaf dissectum varieties that are often shorter and weeping.  There are exceptions, of course, to the size and shape of each variety; you could find […]

  • Don’t forget about your fruit plants this fall

    Fruits like muscadines and other berries reach the end of their harvest season by early fall, but this is not the time to forget about these plants.  There are a few things you’ll want to do through the fall to get it ready for next year. To produce fruit, keep watering the plant or vine until they go dormant for winter.  If there are any fruits or berries left on the plant, pick them off.  Leaving dried or poor-quality fruit […]

  • Cumberland false rosemary is a native alternative to true rosemary

    You’re probably familiar with the popular herb, rosemary, with its fragrant foliage and blue flowers in the summer.  But did you know there’s another plant that’s both very similar and quite different?  Conradina Verticillata, also called Cumberland false rosemary, has many similarities to true rosemary and is native to Tennessee and Kentucky. Cumberland false rosemary makes a low, spreading, evergreen ground cover, preferring sandy soil with infrequent water.  While common rosemary often blooms with lavender blue flowers, Cumberland false rosemary […]

  • Some perennials are triggered to bloom in the late summer and fall

    Spring and summer are the seasons for plants to be lush and blooming, but as our temperatures start to cool down and we start turning to fall, a lot of these plants begin to fade and finish.  However there are some perennials that recognize this time of year as the time to begin blooming.  Here are few of these varieties. Anemone has lush foliage throughout the summer, but only blooms in the fall with long-stemmed flowers.  Chelone, also called Turtle […]

  • You can’t predict a car accident, but you can prepare for one

    Accidents happen every day.  Statistic Brain reports that 5,400,000 non-fatal car crashes take place every year, or almost 15,000 every day. Every driver needs to know what to do after a car accident, and every car should have a checklist to ensure no steps are missed following a crash. In addition, there are items every vehicle should have at all times. Here are the Top 10 Items to Keep In Your Car In Case of a Wreck.   Many drivers […]