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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 and the Lord of The Rings, and now The Hobbit films. He also loves the Marvel Comics films and is looking forward to the next installment of The Avengers in 2014. Ask him about any Marvel character and he'll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. His favorite is Ant-Man, due for a film in 2015.

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

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, attend Willowbrook Baptist Church. They are planning to get a puppy very soon, possibly a Pug. Check back for updates!


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    Car dangles over drainage ditch on University Drive, police place driver in custody

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A man was taken into custody after the car he was driving wound up dangling over a drainage ditch Tuesday night. The car ran off the road in between the Burger King and Red Lobster on University Drive around 8:30 p.m. The man was seen walking around that car after the crash shortly before police took him into custody. Police declined to say what the man was being charged with at the scene. There were no injuries reported.

  • Body found in Cherokee County lake identified as missing Valley Head woman

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports a body found in Weiss Lake in Leesburg late Friday afternoon has been identified as a missing Valley Head woman. It started on July 16 when Sarah Jane Ortiz, 20, was reported missing by friends and family after she failed to return home on July 14. Investigators began interviewing people in an effort to locate Ortiz shortly after. Sheriff Harris said a fisherman discovered a body in Weiss Lake near Yellow Creek […]

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    Body of 17-year-old drowning victim recovered in Gulf Shores

    GULF SHORES, Ala. – The body of a Louisiana teen who drowned in the Gulf of Mexico was recovered Tuesday at one of the city’s public beaches, according to our news partners at AL.com “A civilian jet skier came across the body and brought the body in,” Gulf Shores police spokesman Cpl. Josh Coleman said. Though police have not publicly identified the victim, WKRG  confirmed the identity of the missing swimmer as 17-year-old Chaston Brown of Louisiana. Police said Brown was in town vacationing […]

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    Ardmore man arrested after allegedly phoning in threats against President Obama, other government officials

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Police arrested an Ardmore man who they said made threats to kill the president, other elected officials, and members of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, according to WTVF-TV in Nashville. Metropolitan Nashville Police arrested 45-year-old Jimmie Randall Johnson Jr. on one count of harassment. An affidavit said Johnson called the main phone number of the Tennessee Office of Homeland Security and left three messages on July 11. During the second message, he even left his name. […]

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    Mother-son dance wows crowd at wedding

    JACKSON, Tenn. — The mother-son dance is a cherished tradition. But Jared Dauenhauer’s dance with his mother has caught a lot of attention after it went viral on the web. According to WBBJ-TV, Jared married his wife AlLee on July 5. It was the reception, however, that everyone has been talking about. Jared choreographed a dance with his mother, Mary K, to multiple hip hop songs. Mary K lives in Michigan and Jared lives in Jackson, so the two practiced using […]

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    SEC Media Days 2014 wrap up

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala – SEC Media Days 2014 was the biggest gathering ever of journalists to hear from the coaches and players from each of the teams in the SEC. The coaches had plenty to say on player turnover, College Football Playoff, and bad player behavior off the field. Here’s our breakdown of the coaches’ press conferences: Alabama Alabama head coach Nick Saban has had a busy summer. His family has had a few new additions–he has a new grandchild and […]

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    Alabama’s June unemployment numbers hold steady at 6.8 percent

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Labor has released the June 2014 unemployment data. Those numbers show Alabama’s unemployment rate is flat for the month of June, however, unemployment figures are up in every north Alabama county from May. For the second month in a row, it is holding steady at 6.8%. Here in the Tennessee Valley, Limestone County has the lowest jobless rate at 6.1%. Franklin County has the highest at 8.5%. The national unemployment rate is 6.1%, seasonally […]

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    Police charge Florence man with infant’s death

    FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police have arrested and charged a man in the August 2013 death of a 13-month-old child. Police arrested Justin Mathew Green, 25, of Florence and charged him with Criminally Negligent Homicide as a result of an investigation into the 13-month-old’s death. Police say an autopsy revealed ligature marks around the child’s neck. Investigators believe that a cord was wrapped around the girl’s neck, leading to her death. Green is currently being held in the Lauderdale County […]

  • Independent candidate Mark Bray talks about run for U.S. House seat

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  Former NASA engineer and Huntsville resident Mark Bray says he is a political outsider, but due to the gridlock in D.C., he feels now is the time to bring new ideas to Capitol Hill. Bray stopped by the WHNT News 19 studio for this week’s Leadership Perspectives interview. Bray will face off against incumbent (R) Rep. Mo Brooks for the 5th District Congressional seat. To get on the November 4 ballot, Bray was required to collect 6,886 signatures from current […]

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    SEC Media Days 2014 Live Blog: Day 4

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Today is the final day of SEC Media Days 2014, and boy what a day it is. The coaches and players from Georgia, Ole Miss, Alabama, and Kentucky round out the event. We’ve been here at Media Days all four days to give you the inside scoop on the 2014 season. If you missed a day, check out the other live blogs here: Live blog day one: SEC Commissioner, Auburn, Florida, Vanderbilt Live blog day two: South […]

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    Huntsville native Trey Flowers steps up as a leader for the Razorbacks

    It’s been a few years now since Trey Flowers wreaked havoc on opposing offenses at Columbia High School. Now he’s busting up plays at the University of Arkansas. Flowers is one of the three Razorback players who made rounds in front of reporters at SEC Media Days 2014. Flowers got plenty of attention, and rightfully so. He’s a second team all-SEC selection who ranks 11th on Arkansas’ all time tackles for loss list. Coming into his third season as a […]

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    SEC Media Days 2014 Live Blog: Day 3

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – SEC Media Days 2014 day three is here and WHNT News 19 is your inside source for the first look at the 2014 football season. We’re going to be in Birmingham all four days bringing you the inside scoop on your favorite teams, coaches, and players. Today, the SEC Coordinator of Football Officials, the Executive Director  of College Football Playoff, and the coaches and players from Missouri, LSU, and Arkansas are up (in that order.) Keep this page […]