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Caitlan Dallas joined WHNT News 19 in June of 2016. Originally from the Lone Star state, Caitlan has made her home in Alabama for the last four years, as a student at the University of Alabama. Roll Tide!

Caitlan graduated from UA in May of 2016, with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication and Film. While in school, Caitlan worked as weekend reporter and producer with WVUA 23 News.

Caitlan is excited to make Huntsville her new home, and is looking forward to becoming a part of the community. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, reading a good book, and watching any and all live music.

Caitlan is passionate about meeting new people and telling their stories. Her love of news stems from her love of talking, so if you see her out and about don’t be afraid to say hello!

Recent Articles
  • Madison County Commission Chairman looks ahead to 2018, says ‘communication’ is key

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — One election is finally behind us, but there is another one right around the corner in 2018. Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong is looking ahead to 2018, but he knows there are issues that need to be addressed. “We’ve got to be sure that our elected representatives are working together. Washington could learn something from the Madison County Commission,” he said. Chairman Strong said in his experience, which includes 16 years on the commission, and […]

  • Upcoming 2018 election candidates speak at Madison County Republican Men’s breakfast

    MADISON COUNTY,  Ala. — Saturday morning the Madison County Republican Men’s Club held their 396th consecutive monthly meeting. Speakers included former U.S. Attorney Alice Martin, and current Agriculture and Industries Commissioner John Mcmillan. Commissioner Mcmillan said he was eyeing a run for governor, but has decided against it. However, for whoever does run he says, “I want to see a governor that will provide some leadership and move us away from the status quo, and address some of the real […]

  • Madison County Commission weighs in on election results

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — Tuesday was a historic election night for Alabama. Members of the Madison County Commission weighed in with their thoughts on the results. As the now lone Democrat on the Madison County Commission, Commissioner Roger Jones said he is ecstatic with this victory. “I told my wife as they announced it, I said listen, I think I hear the late Bob Harrison cheering,” he said. With Doug Jones on his way to Washington, Commissioner Jones said, “I’d like […]

  • Florence homeowner lost everything in fire, thanks community for their “overwhelming response”

    FLORENCE, Ala. — A fire at the home of Trisha Henry in Florence is currently under investigation after authorities found the body of her former boss, who is said to have set the fire, inside the house. Henry and her three children were able to escape with their lives but lost everything else. “I’m just really shocked by this whole situation. It’s really hard to wrap my brain around right now,” said Trisha. Trisha and her children, two girls and […]

  • District One Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith unveils “Save a Space” parking program for veterans

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — You see reserved parking spots all the time, whether it be for expectant mothers, teachers, etc. But now, Huntsville is the first city in Alabama to “Save A Space” for veterans. On Saturday, District One Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith unveiled the “Save a Space” preferred parking program for veterans, directly in front of City Hall. “In this community, we have a large amount of veterans and they use city services, and they come to City Hall. […]

  • 5th annual Kwanzaa celebration at the Showers Center set for Dec. 29th

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Kwanzaa is coming up, and there’s a community event happening to help you get involved. Kwanzaa is celebrated December 26th through January 1st, based on the first fruit of the harvest and seven principles, including Umoja (Unity). Here in Huntsville, you can join in the 5th annual Kwanzaa celebration at the Richard Showers Center on Friday, December 29th. It will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. There will be food, music, a candle lighting ceremony, and […]

  • New Doug Jones campaign flyers causing a stir

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — The clock continues to count down for both candidates in Alabama’s U.S Senate Race. The Doug Jones campaign has made a last-minute push to target minority voters, however, some people were not impressed. If Doug Jones’ latest campaign flyer push was trying to get people’s attention, Delores Baker said it worked. “I saw this part of it, and I thought it was funny. We’ve all seen memes like this, and I just thought it was to […]

  • Senate campaigns target many demographics–minorities not one of them

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. —  A week out from the Alabama U.S Senate election and candidates are campaigning harder than ever. But, Secretary of State John Merrill told WHNT News 19 on Tuesday that he projects voter turnout to be between 20%-25%. Candidates Roy Moore and Doug Jones have run very different campaigns. Jones tends to favor campaign stops at fish fry’s or tailgating at the Iron Bowl. Places where he talks to women, and college students in Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, and Montgomery, and […]

  • TIMELINE: Roy Moore’s back and forth over the allegations against him

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. —  For week’s there has been back and forth from Roy Moore over whether or not he knows the women who have come forward. On Monday, a Washington Post story published new evidence alleging Moore did, in fact, know at least one of the women who claims they dated when she was a teenager. After sexual misconduct allegations surfaced against Alabama U.S Senate candidate Roy Moore, he called in to the Sean Hannity radio show on November 12th. There […]

  • Bob Jones High School Cheerleaders celebrate 10 years of Breakfast With Santa

    MADISON, Ala. — Santa Claus is coming to town! In fact, he’s already made an appearance at the 10th annual Bob Jones High School Breakfast With Santa, hosted by the BJHS cheerleaders. “It is a fundraiser to help the cheerleaders go on their nationals trip, but we like to see it more as community service. They’re really reaching out to the community, spending time with children in the Madison area, and just really loving on them for this holiday season,” […]

  • Local sports analyst Cole Cubelic, host of the Cube Show, talks Sugar Bowl

    DECATUR, Ala. — The sports world was on fire when the College Football Playoff Committee made their decision on Sunday. But right or wrong, Alabama is the #4 team and will face #1 Clemson in the Sugar Bowl on New Year’s day. Sports Analyst and host of The Cube Show on 103.9 The Ump, Cole Cubelic, said most people in the sports circle think the playoff committee made right the choice. “I’m fine with Alabama being in. I think they’re […]

  • Are you going to ring in the New Year’s at the Sugar Bowl? Here’s how much it might cost you

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. —  Tickets for the Sugar Bowl are going for almost $300 for the highest level, and more than a $1,000 for field level. But, if you’re planning on making the trip, there are other costs to think about as well. Travel experts say if you plan on ringing in the New Year at the Sugar Bowl, you might want to get your checkbook ready. “When you have a holiday and a big event at the same time in a […]