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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 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!

Recent Articles
  • Louisiana officer shows the danger of leaving pets & children in hot cars

    “I can barely breathe–and sweat is everywhere.”  That’s what a Louisiana police officer had to say while he was locked inside a car for just 10 minutes. He was demonstrating how quickly the heat can turn deadly for children and pets. “Hi, I’m Scott Silvery, Chief of Police in Thibadoux, Louisiana. What you’re about to watch is an experiment that was highly supervised to show the effects of being inside a hot car in southern Louisiana. Please do not try […]

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    Huntsville Police rush to cutting at Todd Towers apartment building

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police rushed to a cutting at the Huntsville Housing Authority’s Todd Towers apartment building on Greene Street late Thursday night. Huntsville police have not released any additional information, but WHNT News 19 will update you on-air, online, and on social media when we learn more.

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    Madison County school board approves purchase of land for new high school

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Board of Education authorized superintendent David Copeland to purchase land for a new high school in the Monrovia area Thursday night. According to a Madison County spokesperson, the land is located at the corner of Pine Grove Road and Pettus Road, across the street from Legacy Elementary School. It’s a huge step forward in a plan that’s been in the works for years. As the search was on for the perfect stretch of […]

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    Man convicted of Amanda Taylor’s murder asks for new appeal

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – The man convicted of the murder and dismemberment of Amanda Taylor has petitioned the court for relief from his conviction and sentence. Ronald Weems was sentenced to life plus ten years in 2013 for Taylor’s murder. In a letter sent to officials, Weems argues that the attorney appointed to him by the court for his appeal was late filing paperwork multiple times, never accepted his calls or responded to his letters, and never saw him to discuss the […]

  • American Junior Golf Association Hosts Junior Tournament July 14-17

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The American Junior Golf Association will return to Alabama when 84 of the nation’s top junior golfers compete in the AJGA Huntsville Junior, July 14-17. The 54-hole, stroke play event will be contested at The Ledges in Huntsville, Alabama. The tournament practice round will be held Monday, July 14, while tournament rounds will be played Tuesday, July 15-17. Tournament tee times will run from 7-11:30 a.m. off the No. 1 tee. Guests are welcome to attend and […]


    Satirical news website ‘The Rocket Wrangler’ stirs new stadium rumors

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – You might have seen an article shared by some of your Facebook friends Thursday, prompting them to ask if it’s true that the city of Huntsville is planning on building a baseball field at Big Spring Park. The idea of a baseball park in downtown has been in the news lately, but it’s just an idea right now. In December 2013, the Southern League owners voted to give the green light to the Huntsville Stars to move to Biloxi, […]

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    Coaches, players attending SEC Media Days 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The circus otherwise known as SEC Media Days is next week. Three student-athletes and the head coach of each of the 14 Southeastern Conference football programs will be there to talk to the media about the upcoming season. SEC Media Days 2014 kicks off on Monday July 14th with an address from Commissioner Slive. Then, all 14 SEC teams will meet with the media. Here is a list of the players who will be in attendance: Alabama Landon […]

  • Civilian Aid to the Secretary of the Army Joe Fitzgerald discusses new Army programs, possible budget constraints

    Civilian Aid to the Secretary of the Army Joe Fitzgerald is this week’s guest on Leadership Perspectives. He stopped by the studio to talk about new Army programs, the budget situation in Congress, and Redstone’s role in the Army. “The things that are most important to the secretary, and there are many, are obviously the budget situation that we’re engaged in as an Army. He’s very concerned that we find a solution, that a solution be found to sequestration. “This […]

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    See the stars of ‘Duck Dynasty’ at the 4th Annual Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo this weekend

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – More than 32,000 outdoor enthusiasts will descend on Huntsville this weekend to interact with stars of the hit TV show “Duck Dynasty,” receive fishing tips from a Bassmaster Classic Champion, and tour over 500 sporting manufacturers’ booths during the 4th Annual Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo at the Von Braun Civic Center. “This expo will be the largest hunting and fishing event that North Alabama has ever seen, and will offer something of interest for deer, duck, turkey, […]

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    Huntsville Police arrest Vining Avenue shooting suspect

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have made an arrest in connection to a shooting on Vining Avenue that left a 15-year-old victim severely injured on June 26. Witnesses told police that two men were seen at the residence, one of whom shot the victim. Investigators arrested Talmadge Justin Chatman, 25, in connection with this shooting. He has been charged with  Assault 1st Degree.

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    UPDATE: Police officially charge man accused of firing weapon at Guntersville fireworks show

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Guntersville Police have charged a man accused of firing a gun at someone at the city’s recent fireworks show. Police arrested Sanchez Watkins after they say he  fired a weapon at a man near Civitan Park on Friday night.  Police said there were several witnesses who saw the man fire the weapon, and there were several hundred people in the crowd, waiting for the fireworks show to start. Police Chief Jim Peterson says Watkins and another […]

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    UPDATE: Wallaby back home after brief escape in north Alabama neighborhood

    MERIDIANVILLE, Ala. – Yes, you read that headline correctly.  An eagle-eyed viewer questioned her sanity after spotting a wallaby bouncing around Wes Ashley Drive in Meridianville Tuesday afternoon. Arynn Troupe was quick enough to snag a video of the wallaby, though.  She contacted WHNT News 19 to tell us about it. “I knew no one would ever believe me so I grabbed my phone and started shooting,” Troupe says. Madison County Animal Control were made aware of the rogue animal and responded with a […]