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Drew Galloway is WHNT’s 10 p.m. newscast producer. He is a lover of nerd-culture and literature.

Drew joined WHNT in February 2013 as an Interactive Content Producer after writing for The Madison Weekly. Now, he works every day on building a newscast that has everything a Tennessee Valley resident need to stay informed, while adding a little of his own flair to the show.

Drew’s love for literature began at an early age when he picked up his first book, The Hobbit. His love for writing grew at UAH, where he studied English and Philosophy.

Drew and a few others at WHNT love to attend the premiere showings on midnight of the first day a film is released.

Drew loves science-fiction and fantasy, including Star Wars, The Lord of The Rings, and The Marvel Universe films. Ask him about any Marvel character and he’ll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. He’s looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 later this year!

He is also one of the cool people at WHNT who dress up for Halloween.

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, are a little afraid of commitment and still haven’t gotten their Pug puppy, but he’s trying to convince her to pull the trigger!

Top 5 movies, in no particular order:

1. Almost Famous
2. The Empire Strikes Back
3. Groundhog Day
4. Se7en
5. O Brother Where Art Thou


Recent Articles
  • Police say man in dress robs Regions Bank on University Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating a bank robbery at the Regions Bank on University Drive near Jordan Lane. Police there tell us a man in a dress robbed the bank, then is believed to have fled to an apartment complex on Governors Drive shortly after. Numerous officers are at both locations. There’s not currently anyone in custody in connection to the robbery, but police are still searching the apartment complex, looking for the suspect. There’s no word yet on any […]

  • 7 fire trucks dispatched to Moores Mill Road structure fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire & Rescue dispatched seven fire trucks to a structure fire on Moores Mill Road. It started with a machinery fire at Cimarron Composites 1:30 p.m. Thursday.  Chemicals used in the machinery caused large amounts of smoke. No one was injured. A hazmat decontamination unit was set up at the business to clean firefighting equipment used this afternoon. According to the company’s website, Cimarron Composites makes composite tanks , ballistic armor and lightweight structures for UAVs and […]

  • House committee votes to have special counsel resume investigation of Gov. Robert Bentley

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously approved its special counsel to resume his investigation into possible impeachable actions by Governor Robert Bentley. On Tuesday, a similar vote by the committee failed on a 6-6 tie vote. “There was some confusion among members who voted against the motion Tuesday,” said Rep. Mike Jones, R-Andalusia, and chairman of the Judiciary Committee.  “With today’s vote, we’re instructing special counsel to move forward with the probe.” Specifically, the committee told Special Counsel […]

  • Board member speaks out, apologizes to community after receiving letter from Huntsville mayor

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Huntsville City Schools board member has publicly responded to a letter sent by the Huntsville mayor urging the board members to get along. WHNT News 19 confirmed Monday that Huntsville mayor Tommy Battle sent a letter to two different school board members last week. In the letters, he urged them to get along, citing displeasure after viewing a particularly contentious Huntsville City Schools Board of Education meeting. WHNT News 19 learned the two board members who […]

  • Owners announce closure of Little Paul’s Barbecue in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – After 15 years in business, Little Paul’s Barbecue will close its doors for a final time. The restaurant closed as of Monday, Jan. 30. Owners Paul and Danielle Sanford made the announcement via a press release sent in the early morning hours of Monday. Danielle Sanford said, “We want to thank the faithful Hospital employees and countless regulars that have become like family members to the Staff, Paul & myself. The trust and support everyone has shown […]

  • I-565 eastbound blocked near I-65 due to wreck

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Police Department says all but one eastbound lane of I-565 is blocked near I-65 due to a traffic accident. WHNT News 19’s crew near the scene says the wreck is between I-65 and the Mooresville exit. Two vehicles were involved. Both Huntsville Police and HEMSI are on the scene.

  • Give back this holiday season with ‘Give Back Box’

    After all of your packages arrive this Christmas, don’t throw away the boxes! There’s a way you can use them to give back this holiday season. Online retailers like Amazon, New Egg, Overstock, and others are part of a free shipping and donation program called “Give Back Box.” Here’s how you participate — just remove your received item from the box, fill it with donations, print a free mailing label, then drop it off at the post office or any […]

  • UNA cancels buses to Kansas City as motorists are stuck in winter weather

    WARRENTON, MISSOURI — Three miles in five hours. That’s how far a University of North Alabama alum has traveled on her way to the National Championship Game in Kansas City. Alicia Revelle is in Warrenton, Missouri, between St. Louis and Columbia. Many fans are facing the same trouble. Bad winter conditions have shut down Interstate 70. The University of North Alabama announced on social media it has decided to cancel three student buses that were leaving for Kansas City at […]

  • 3 die, several hurt in Rosalie community of Jackson County

    ROSALIE, Ala. – The Jackson County Coroner says three people died and several others were injured when strong storms moved through the Rosalie community late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Winds were strong enough to rip off roofs and throw cars around.  Buildings and homes along Highway 71 were destroyed. There’s no word yet on the number of people who were hurt. The Rosalie Rescue Squad also says supplies are needed, including tarps, nails, hammers, 1x6s, water and sports drinks […]

  • Sears’ Madison Square Mall store to close in January of 2017, will relocate within Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Sears store currently located inside Madison Square Mall will relocated to another site within the city of Huntsville, the retailer and the city of Huntsville jointly announced Friday. Huntsville and Sears reached an agreement to relocate the company, paving the way for the redevelopment of the former Madison Square Mall property. “We are extremely grateful to Sears for working with us on this monumental redevelopment plan of the Madison Square Mall site,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. “We applaud and […]

  • A duck – stuck in the muck – rescued by a good citizen

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – If you need any perspective on just how dry it’s been in the Tennessee Valley lately, take a look at this video. A duck got stuck in a dried up pond in the Big Cove area of Huntsville. A couple that lives near the pond heard the duck’s cries for help and sprung into action. John Kvach put on some old clothes and got in the muck – up to his waist – and freed the duck. […]

  • Manslaughter charges filed against Tulsa officer in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

    Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with manslaughter in the first degree, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler told reporters Thursday. Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher after his SUV broke down last week. From different angles, the videos show the same scene. An unarmed black man walks on a Tulsa, Oklahoma, road with his hands in the air. Police officers follow closely behind him as he approaches his vehicle. He stands beside the car, then falls to […]