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Drew Galloway is WHNT’s Interactive Content Producer. He is a lover of nerd-culture and literature.

Drew joined WHNT in February 2013 after writing for The Madison Weekly. He writes about a variety of topics, including crime, community, and other general stories that come our way on a given day.

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 loves movies and often writes movie reviews for WHNT.com. 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 in 2017.

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
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    Teenage parents charged with capital murder in death of 19-day-old infant in Madison Co.

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The teenage parents of a 19-day-old infant have been charged with capital murder after their child died of suspicious injuries, Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning said Monday. Zackary Austin Harbin, 18, and Madison Lynn Eagan, 19, the infant’s parents, are charged with capital murder. Dorning said it started on July 5, when deputies were called to Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Huntsville to investigate suspicious injuries of a 19-day old infant. He said the injuries consisted of suspicious bruising and possible […]

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    Florence attorney charged with human trafficking now indicted on more crimes

    FLORENCE, Ala. – One of two Florence men charged with human trafficking has now been indicted on additional crimes. Edward “Chip” Dillard was indicted on two counts of bribing a witness, one count of tampering with evidence, three counts of human trafficking, and one count of destruction of property in addition to the three additional charges from the previous indictment. Dillard, an attorney in Florence, and another man, Tim Staggs, were arrested in May under a 24-count indictment of human trafficking. The […]

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    Friday: Downtown Huntsville Street Food Gathering adds Pokémon GO gym battle to list of events

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Do you want to be the very best? You’ll get your chance to show other Pokémon trainers what you’ve got at the Street Food Gathering this Friday evening. In addition to the scheduled contests and events, Downtown Huntsville, Inc. is organizing what they believe to be the largest “Pokémon Go” gym battle in the state of Alabama. CEO Chad Emerson said Downtown Huntsville, Inc. will drop 25 “Pokémon Go” lure modules in the Big Spring Park area on […]

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    Westbound University Dr. at Putman Dr. in Huntsville back open, witnesses say cyclist hit by vehicle

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – University Dr. at Putman Dr. is back open after being shut down due to a traffic accident. The notification went out around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday. A witness on the scene told our crew that a man was hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.  The road reopened to westbound traffic around 9:45 p.m. There’s no word on the extent of his injuries. Huntsville Police tell us they are investigating the incident.  

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    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church staffer charged with possession of child pornography

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A staffer at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with possession and dissemination of child pornography. John Lindbergh Ellard Martin, the Assistant Director for Parish Religious Education Program at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, was arrested Tuesday. Madison County Sheriff’s Office Captain Michael Salomonsky said investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Homeland Security found evidence that Martin had used computers at his home and at […]

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    Get to know your new candidates running for Madison City Council

    MADISON, Ala. – After three Madison City Council members called for new blood in the council by announcing they will not seek re-election, multiple candidates have stepped up to fill the soon-to-be-empty roles. Council members Tim Holcombe (D1,) Ronica Ondocsin (D7,) and Mike Potter (D4) said in June they will not seek re-election for a council seat. It’s no secret Mayor Troy Trulock and some council members butt heads on issues that affect the city. We’ve reported on their fight about a […]

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    #BlackLivesMatter protesters take to the streets of Huntsville at Sparkman Dr & Jordan Ln

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – What started as one man on the streets of Huntsville raising awareness for #BlackLivesMatter turned into an impromptu protest as word spread through social media and more joined him. A group spokesperson told us the protest was not focused on one specific shooting, but on the injustice against African-American men in the country. The impromptu protest started around 11 a.m. and ended voluntarily around 5:45 p.m. when a minor traffic accident occurred. No one was injured in the […]

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    Huntsville officer-involved shooting investigation reveals man killed pulled a BB gun on police

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police now say the man killed in an officer involved shooting last month pulled a BB gun that appeared to be indistinguishable from an actual firearm on police. William Thomas Hennessey, 34, of Huntsville was killed on June 18 after a struggle with police over the weapon, police said. It started when Huntsville Police were called to help Alabama State Troopers locate a possible drunk driver. Police said that driver had hit several mailboxes on Highway […]

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    Former Madison Mayor Paul Finley announces bid for second term as mayor

    MADISON, Ala. – Former Madison Mayor Paul Finley announced a second bid for mayor of Madison Wednesday night. More than a month ago, Finley indicated to WHNT News 19 that he was planning a campaign. Wednesday night, he said he would give more information about his decision to run and the timing of the announcement Saturday in historic downtown Madison at 10 a.m. at the gazebo. Finley said he would share his platform and his vision forward. The public is […]

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    Sheriff: 17-year-old dies in tragic shooting accident in Toney

    TONEY, Ala. – A teenager died in a tragic accidental shooting at a residence on Highway 251 in Toney Wednesday afternoon. Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely said the 17-year-old boy accidentally shot himself while playing with a handgun in his residence, located on the 25000 block of Highway 251. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Blakely said. The boy’s identity has not been released by authorities. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office has not released any further information. When we get an […]

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    UPDATE: Police confirm man’s picture used in false Facebook profile used to lure women

    Police confirm someone stole the man’s picture and used it to create a fake Facebook profile by the name of “James Braden,” trying to lure women to scam them out of money.  The practice of stealing a photo and using it in this way is called ‘catfishing.’ The man pictured actually lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.  His name is Jonathan Smith.  His friends spotted his picture being used and notified him. Albertville Police are trying to determine who is the real […]

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    VIDEO: ALEA Aviation Unit assists in rescue of 2 from Martha’s Falls on July 4

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency ( ALEA ) Aviation Unit helped rescue two injured people at Martha’s Falls Monday. Trooper Curtis Summerville said the Fisher Rescue Squad requested their assistance with two people injured at Martha’s Falls. Summerville said the helicopter used its long-line extraction capabilities to rescue the two victims. The two were taken to the hospital, where they were treated for their injuries. The DeKalb Rescue Service, Adamsburg Fire Dept., and Fisher Rescue Squad assisted and helped […]

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