Daniela Perallon

Daniela Perallon is an Emmy award winning Reporter for WHNT News 19. She joined the team in December of 2011. She has reported extensively on city government, as well as local elections and education issues throughout the Tennessee Valley.

In 2014, Daniela received her first Midsouth Regional Emmy for her work on the collaborative project "Boys & Girls." The 30 minute special told the story of the wonderful work and service done by the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama.

She started her career as a reporter/producer for WEHT News 25 in Evansville, Indiana.

Daniela is a proud alum of the University of Florida (Go Gators!). There she reported and produced news for WRUF Sports Radio 850 and Florida's 89.1 WUFT-FM. She also reported for WUFT-TV.

Before starting her professional career, Daniela interned at WUSA9, Washington D.C.'s CBS affiliate. It was there she was mentored by investigative and political reporters, as well as one-man band reporters. It was that Summer that further proved she had chosen the right career path.

In her spare time, Daniela can often be found adventuring around the Tennessee Valley. She has a love for still photography, jogging, politics, music, and her adorable dog Olive and nomad cat Sly Barth.

You can usually catch Daniela on air Monday-Friday on WHNT News 19 at 10:00.

Feel free to email her with your story ideas, feedback, or just to say hello! You can also find her on Twitter @DanielaPerallon.

Recent Articles

  • Technology, Extended Learning, Focus Of Huntsville City State Of The Schools Address

    Posted on: 10:44 pm, April 22, 2014, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – What does it take to get a child really interested in education? That’s the question Huntsville City...
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    WARD STATE OF SCHOOLS
  • Triana Residents Fight Proposed Strip Club: “Not The Type Of Growth” They Want

    Posted on: 10:36 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 08:57am, April 22, 2014

    TRIANA, Ala. (WHNT) –  Triana residents are the first to say they moved to the small town because of its potential...
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  • Income Share Alternatives To Student Loans Could Reduce Graduate Debt

    Posted on: 10:31 pm, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 10:40pm, April 14, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – If you are out of college and still paying off student loans, you’re not alone. Student...
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  • Fresh, Local, And Healthy, “I Love Juice Bar” Opens In Huntsville

    Posted on: 4:07 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 04:10pm, April 10, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A bright spot for Huntsville.  The city’s first juice bar opened on Monday. They are serving up much more...
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  • End In Sight For Blake Bottom Road Bridge Construction Project

    Posted on: 10:36 pm, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 10:51pm, April 9, 2014

      MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Blake Bottom Road bridge was expected to be finished last fall, but nine...
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  • New Veterans Aid Organization Helps Homeless Veterans Find Housing

    Posted on: 11:00 pm, April 7, 2014, by , updated on: 04:01pm, April 10, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Tennessee Valley has proven itself to be a community that cares about its veterans. Now...
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  • Great Horned Owl Rescued After Winds Blow Him from Home

    Posted on: 6:32 pm, April 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:34pm, April 8, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This cute little guy is an adolescent Great Horned owl. He’s not an owlet but what...
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  • Some Families Ordered to Stay in Homes During Stanford Dr. Standoff

    Posted on: 6:42 am, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 06:43am, April 4, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Many neighbors of the Stanford Drive shooting and standoff were ordered to evacuate while the situation...
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    Police officers park at the command post near First Baptist Church on Governors Drive (Photo: Beth Jett/WHNT News 19)
  • School Board To Pursue Forensic Audit Of Madison County Commissioner’s Discretionary Funds

    Posted on: 10:36 pm, April 3, 2014, by , updated on: 06:23am, April 4, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville City School Board members are determined to find out if $40,000 in At-Risk funds were improperly...
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    FORENSIC AUDIT
  • Estimated 50,000 Alabamians Newly Insured Through Healthcare.Gov

    Posted on: 10:29 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The numbers are in. After months of hard work from Obamacare advocates, thousands of Alabamians will...
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  • City Strikes Deal With Downtown Developer, Leases Land for $100 A Year

    Posted on: 9:15 pm, April 1, 2014, by , updated on: 11:01am, April 2, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – It is expected to be the next big thing in downtown Huntsville – a $30 million...
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  • Starting Monday Expect Delays On Slaughter Road

    Posted on: 6:36 pm, March 28, 2014, by

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) -  A paving project is set to kickoff in Madison County, Monday. Weather permitting, crews will be...
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