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Carri Walters is a producer here at WHNT News 19. Carri joined the WHNT News 19 team in June of 2012. She began working in the studio, but followed her passion of writing into the newsroom.

Carri is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, where she double majored in Communication and Journalism, with an emphasis in Media Studies.

She grew up in West Chicago, IL. She then lived in Boston, MA for a couple years after college before moving to the Tennessee Valley with her husband.

Carri is excited to be a part of the WHNT News 19 team and loves that she learns something new each time she comes in to work.


Recent Articles
  • Free2Teach Program

    It won’t be long until students go back to class. And that means teachers are gearing up to prepare their classroom. Luckily, many local teachers are getting a helping hand. Tuesday, teachers stopped by the Free2Teach store. The store is at 300 9th Avenue in Huntsville. Free2Teach is a program designed to help teachers get the supplies they need to start school at no cost. A Monrovia Middle School teacher, Verra Williams said, “…I think it’s absolutely phenomenal… it’s not […]

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    Man jumps out of moving car

    Priceville Police say a man jumped out of a moving vehicle on Highway 67. The car was on a ramp coming from Highway 67 to I-65. It happened at about 7:15 p.m. Monday. Authorities say when they arrived on the scene, they found the man lying on the ground. They tell us two men were having an argument, which ended when the passenger jumped out of the car. The man sustained a head injury.  An ambulance took the victim to […]

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    AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb say ‘I do’ this weekend

    Former Alabama Quarterback, AJ McCarron and his fiance, Katherine Webb are tying the knot after a quick, four-month engagement.  The wedding is expected to be Saturday, July 12. Sources tell us the wedding is being held in Orange Beach, but other locations have been rumored. The couple has been secretive about the exact location of the nuptials. Our news partners at AL.com note that Webb is active on her Instagram account, posting pictures of her garter, bridesmaid dresses and an […]

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    Madison County Man Arrested Again on Child Pornography Charge

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A Madison County man is in jail again on a child pornography charge. Jeffrey Lee Parker is facing another charge of Possession of Child Pornography. He was booked into the Madison County Jail just after 10:30 Tuesday morning. This is his second arrest within a week. Parker is being held on a $30,000 bond.

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    Fireworks can trigger PTSD

    The pops and bangs of fireworks on the 4th of July are a way many people choose to celebrate America’s independence. But for some people, it can trigger frightening memories of combat. Vietnam War Veteran Everett Carter recalls a 4th of July 45 years ago: “I never forget it because some kids in the neighborhood fired off some firecrackers and fireworks late in the afternoon, and it brought it all back,” Carter remembers. “I actually ended up trying to get […]

  • Highway31 Wreck

    Driver flown to hospital after hitting utility pole

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Decatur Police and Fire responded to a single vehicle wreck on Highway 31. It happened between Decatur and Hartselle at about 8:00 Tuesday evening. Authorities say the driver ran her car off the road, and down an embankment. It clipped a utility pole, breaking it in half. The car flipped over on top of the high-tension power lines. Emergency responders had to use equipment to tear the doors off the car to get the driver […]

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    Three hurt in wreck in Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Three people were hurt in a wreck Friday night. It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Highway 31, near Calhoun Community College. Alabama State Troopers say the person driving the car crossed two lanes of traffic. The car slide backward into an embankment.  Three people in the car were injured.  Two of them were sent to Huntsville Hospital. The other one was sent to Decatur General.

  • Calista Dixon, 5 years old (photo courtesy: Al.com)

    Girl from north Alabama killed in Nebraska tornado

    (WHNT) — Two people were killed when tornadoes tore through the town of Pilger, Nebraska Monday night. One victim is a young girl who just moved there a few months ago with her family from north Alabama, that’s according to our news partners at AL.com. 5 year old Calista Dixon died while trying to find a safe shelter with her family. 42 year old Kandi Murphees moved her three children to Pilger about four months ago from Huntsville for a […]

  • Water main break in northeast Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The Madison County Water System is reporting a large water main break on Winchester Road. The break is affecting the area from Naugher Road to the Flint River Bridge. There is no time frame yet of when repairs will be made. WHNT News 19 is working to gather more information on this water outage.          

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    COOL: Athens third grader grows giant cabbage

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) — What began as a little school project grew into a great family memory. Third grader at Johnson Elementary School, Cravyn Caldwell, took on a challenge from his teacher to grow a cabbage. Students can then enter their cabbage in the Bonnie Plants 3rd Grade Cabbage Program. In March, Caldwell took the cabbage plant over to his grandparents’ house in Waterloo and they planted it in their garden. His grandfather helped make sure it was watered and […]

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    Deal or Dud: Things to consider before you buy a product

    (WHNT) —    Many of you look forward to Deal or Dud, because the tests we do can save you money. Today, instead of testing out a product, we want to review some things to remember when you buy a product “you think” will help save time and money. Many of the items we test on Deal or Dud cost in the $10-$20 range. That may not seem like a huge sum of money to some of you, but $20  […]

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    Bulletproof blanket designed to protect students

    EDMOND, Okla. (WHNT) — A father of two elementary school students designed a product to protect children in the event of a school shooting. The Sandy Hook school shooting inspired Steve Walker to create something that could protect his boys from a dangerous classroom intruder. He created the “Bodyguard Blanket” to do that. It’s a bullet resistant protective blanket. Kids can put it on like a backpack, and it will give them head-to-toe defense. It’s made out of the same […]

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