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Carson Clark is a weekend anchor and Sand Mountain Bureau Chief here at WHNT News 19. Carson joined the WHNT team in October of 1999. He also took meteorology classes from Mississippi State University to help him cover this wide range of weather in the Tennessee Valley.

Carson was born and raised here in the North Alabama. He graduated from Brewer High School and then The University of Alabama. In his time at WHNT, Carson has covered everything from Presidential visits, tornadoes, hurricanes, to two football national championships. One of those for the University of Alabama in 2009 and the other for that other school in the state.

Other than a passion for covering news and weather, Carson enjoys traveling and seeing the world. Carson has been to three continents, five countries and 36 states. He also loves football, particularly Bama football and the New England Patriots.

Recent Articles
  • Video Flashback to 1985: Crowds packed Joe Davis Stadium during Stars’ first season

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- The 2014 season marks the official final season of the Huntsville Stars.  Next year the team is supposed to move to Biloxi, although due to construction delays there is the possibility the Stars could still play part of the 2015 season in Huntsville. Back during the Stars first season in Huntsville, crowds were packing into Joe Davis Stadium.  Not only were there huge crowds, but the Stars also won the 1985 Southern League Championship. The story above […]

  • Actor Lucas Black speaks with WHNT News 19 in the November 11, 1994 interview.  (Photo from the WHNT archives.)

    WHNT News 19′s first interview with Lucas Black

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) –  Tuesday night on WHNT News 19, NCIS: New Orleans will debut at 8 p.m.   Lawrence County native Lucas Black is one of the four main leads on the new show. Back on November 11, 1994,  former WHNT reporter Valerie Carter visited Lucas at school to talk about his first acting role in the Kevin Coster film “The War.”   Above is the story as it originally aired.

  • Photo of Greg Clem, after he came out of the woods early Tuesday afternoon. He's in good condition. (Courtesy: Scottsboro/Jackson County Rescue Squad)

    UPDATE: Missing Jackson County man found alive

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – There’s good news to report in the search for a man who went missing Monday afternoon in a very wooded area of Jackson County. Greg Clem, 48, is alive. Teams had been looking for Clem all night, including during the severe storms. The Scottsboro/Jackson County Rescue Squad confirmed Clem walked out of the woods on Letson Point Road in Hytop around 1 p.m. Monday.  He is in good shape. Clem, 48, is from Limestone County.  He […]

  • The church van crashed into a creek off Horton Road on Sunday, Oct. 12. (Photo Courtesy: The Sand Mountain Reporter)

    12 hurt in church van crash in Marshall County

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A dozen people are recovering after a wreck Sunday afternoon involving a church van in Marshall County. It happened about 1:30 p.m. on Horton Road.  The van was carrying people from Red Apple Baptist Church, which is located on Red Apple Road outside of Boaz. State Troopers say the driver of the van lost control and overturned into a creek.  All 12 people inside the van were taken to local hospitals, and a few with more […]

  • Boaz woman finds balloons that traveled from near Memphis

    BOAZ, Ala. (WHNT)-  A Boaz woman found balloons Saturday that seem to have caught a ride in the jet stream. “I took a break from the Alabama game and they were just bouncing around in my yard,” Shirley Marshall said Tuesday. “And I picked them up.  I thought they were from our harvest festival we were having here in town.” The logo on the balloons said, “Fayette Academy.”   Marshall says she called the telephone number on the balloons and found […]

  • UPDATE: DeKalb County youth football coach arrested on pornography charges

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) –  The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office arrested Randall Miller Berry, 51, of Rainsville on charges of producing pornography.   Berry was arrested Friday. “This case is on-going and we are working to see if there is a pattern of behavior or of this case goes beyond the borders of DeKalb County,” Sheriff Jimmy Harris said in a statement. Investigators say Berry was producing pornographic material at his residence, some of which involved juveniles.   Sheriff Harris […]

  • Community expresses concern at Marshall County Red Cross meeting

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- People packed into a room at the Guntersville Public Library Monday to express concern about new cost cutting measures at the American Red Cross.   Those measures cost Marshall County Red Cross director Judy Rhea her job. “She was diligent.  She was dedicated.  And that kind of dedication, I’ve never seen before in any kind of organization,” said Debbie Head. Head’s home was destroyed during the April 27th, 2011 tornado outbreak.   She was one of several […]

  • Michael Johnson

    New Marshall County revenue commissioner to take office tonight

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Wednesday night at 7 p. m. a judge will swear in Michael Johnson as Marshall County’s new revenue commissioner.  The office has been vacant since the resignation of Joey Masters.   Johnson will serve out the final year of Master’s term. “I’m extremely anxious to get started there,” Johnson told us back in July.  “There is a lot of work to do.  There is a lot to learn.  It’s an enormous job and enormous responsibility.  I’m anxious to […]

  • WHNT file photo.

    Female escort tells Arab police she was assaulted, pepper sprayed by client

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT)- A female escort from Birmingham told Arab Police that she was assaulted earlier this month by the man who allegedly hired her. “They met online,” said Arab Assistant Chief Shane Washburn.  “He had offered her a thousand dollars to come spend the night with him.” Police say the woman, 22, took a taxi all the way from Birmingham to meet the man, 23.   That is a distance of just a little more than 60 miles. “He offered […]

  • Cecil Ashburn

    Woman identified in deadly crash on Cecil Ashburn Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A woman died Sunday morning in  a two-vehicle accident on Cecil Ashburn Drive.  Her husband was hospitalized. Huntsville Police say a Buick LeSabre and a Honda minivan collided near Donegal Drive, closing Cecil Ashburn from Donegal to Old Big Cove Road for about three hours. Police say Martha Radzinski, 66, of Huntsville, died on the scene.  She was driving the minivan.  Her husband, Phil Radzinski, 65, is in fair condition at Huntsville Hospital. Mr. Radzinski and […]

  • A WHNT file photo of the Russellville football stadium.

    Coach requests prayers for Russellville football player hurt in wreck

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-  The coach of a Russellville football player is asking for prayers.   Our news partners at The Huntsville Times/Al.com report that Austin Kitterman was injured in a Saturday ATV accident near Phil Campbell in Franklin County. As of Monday, Kitterman was listed in critical condition in Huntsville Hospital’s intensive care unit. Coach Mark Heaton says the junior free safety has severe head injuries. Heaton told Al.com that Kitterman was a passenger on the ATV.  He says a teammate […]

  • Lucas Black, on the set of NCIS: New Orleans (Carson Clark/WHNT News 19)

    Lawrence County’s Lucas Black a key “part of the puzzle” on NCIS: New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (WHNT) – Tuesday, September 23, at 8 p.m. on WHNT News 19, the latest show in the NCIS franchise will debut.   One of the key parts of the new series will be Lucas Black who hails from the Speake community of Lawrence County. WHNT News 19 recently visited with Black on the set of the new show which is actually being shot in New Orleans.  He portrays a character named Christopher Lasalle, a NCIS special agent. […]


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