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Alicia Esteban joined WHNT News 19 as a producer and multimedia journalist in October 2012.

Alicia is a Canadian-born Spaniard. She was born in Burlington, Canada but quickly moved to the Sunshine State. Her family then relocated a few years later to Venezuela. They didn’t move back to Orlando, Florida until the middle of her freshman year in high school.

A lacrosse and academic scholarship recipient, Alicia graduated from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida, where she double majored in Communications and French, with a Spanish minor.

As well as English, she is also fluent in Spanish and French.

In her spare time, Alicia coaches middle school girls lacrosse. She is also an avid hockey and soccer fan, enjoys traveling, photography, keeping active and spending time with friends and family.

Recent Articles
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    Sex Offender Arrested In Morgan County

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says that they arrested a convicted sex offender on Friday. The Sheriff’s Office says they executed a search warrant after getting information that 57-year-old Gregory Ray Battles was living in Morgan County. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Battles was previously convicted of 1st degree sexual abuse, with the victim being under the age of twelve. The Sheriff’s Office says Battles failed to register in Morgan County and was found living with […]

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    House Fire Displaces Family Of Nine

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A family of nine had their home burn early Saturday morning. Crews on the scene said that an off duty Morgan County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted the fire in the Cotaca Community off of Highway 36. It took three volunteer fire departments to put out the fire. The double wide trailer was almost completely destroyed. The family of nine who own it were in the process of moving out, but they still lost things in the […]

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    Woman Charged For Possession Of Marijuana

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Morgan County Drug Task force responded to a domestic altercation on Sparkman Street in Hartselle, on Friday.  They say when they got there, they found marijuana plants inside the home. Twenty-eight year old Erin Phillips was arrested and charged with 1st degree felony Possession of Marijuana. The Sheriff’s Office says they located 10 plants along with growing equipment used to grow pot for sale. They add that Phillips was arrested in October 2012 for marijuana […]

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    Police Continue To Investigate Lt. Colonel’s Shooting Death In Owens Cross Roads

    Alonzo McGhee was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. His ex-wife is the former principal of Hampton Cove Elementary.

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    “Fiscal Cliff” Averted After House Passes Senate Plan

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) – Congress has started its climb back up the “fiscal cliff.” After House Republicans finally relented to the Senate’s “far from perfect” plan (as many members put it), the House Tuesday night passed the bill 257-167 with GOP and Democratic support. The bill received 85 Republican votes, after GOP lawmakers huddled for hours Tuesday, wringing their hands over the lack of spending cuts in the bill. House leaders considered holding a vote on an amendment to add […]

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    Major Power Outage In Madison Co.

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – A power outage in affected southwestern Madison County Sunday morning. It extended from Research Park Blvd west to the Madison Co. line and from Capshaw Rd. south to the Tennessee River. It included the City of Madison, Triana, Huntsville Jetport Industrial Complex and much of Research Park. Power was first restored to all areas within the city of Madison at 10:53. The power in Western Madison County was restored shortly after at 11:16. Huntsville Utilities says […]

  • Two Overnight Robberies

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating two overnight robberies. The first one was at 500 Block of Executive Drive around 8:30pm. Huntsville Police say a man was approached by two men while trying to getting items from his car. One of them began struggling the victim while the other grabbed a handgun. The victim was able to break free and ran. The offenders fled the area in the victim’s car. The second robbery was at 2400 Block of […]

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    Woman Meets Medical Team Who Saved Her Life

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Sandra Whitfield believes she is a medical miracle.  When you hear her story, you’ll be hard pressed not to agree. It was November 11, 2011, a typical day for Sandy and her husband, Danny. After a typical day of errands, the Athens couple settled in for dinner and a movie. Suddenly, Sandra started complaining of chest pain. Danny got worried and decided to check her blood pressure. After a second reading gave Danny the same number, […]

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    Two Employees And An Officer Injured After Shootings At St. Vincent’s Hospital

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – According to several media outlets, including our news partner WBMA, a gunman is dead after being shot by a Birmingham police officer. The shooting happened just after 4 a.m. on the 5th floor of St. Vincent’s Hospital. Two St. Vincent’s employees were also injured however their injuries are described as non-life threatening. According to WBMA, Birmingham police spokesperson Sgt. Johnny Williams says officers saw the gunman in a hallway and exchanged gunfire. The gunman died inside […]

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    Featured Job: Optimized Operations Engineer

    Client Name: 3M Location: Decatur, AL Job Type: Entry Level 3M is looking for a person who will primarily be responsible for supporting the Film Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations Division, and will be a part of the O2 Program for approximately 12-18 months. The ideal candidate must be in their last year of completing a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, polymer science, or chemistry. They must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and previous engineering experience. If […]

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    Featured Job: Risk Analyst

    Client Name: Booz Allen Location: Huntsville, AL. Job Number: 01128574 Booz Allen is looking for a Risk Analyst to develop and manage the program and project risk baseline, perform risk assessments to support the planning and execution of program management and acquisition activities, and integrate risk assessments with other program baselines. Some of the basic qualifications are having a BA or BS degree in Engineering or Business management, and at least 4 years of experience with DoD acquisition. If you […]

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    Featured Job: Machine Operator

    Client Name: BASF Location: Huntsville, AL Job Number: 1202903 BASF makes the chemistry and technology used in vehicle catalytic convertors and other environmentally smart products. Some of the responsibilities include conducting maintenance on coater machines, setting scale limits and pump operation pressure to assure proper slurry supply to coating machine, and assuring coating slurry meets required specifications. Some of the qualifications include having a High School Diploma or GED and at least 2 years of MCCIV coater experience as a […]


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