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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
  • A paraglider, regretting his decision to go out today.

    Crews rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Keel Mountain

    MADISON COUNTY – One extreme sports enthusiast is lucky to be alive after crashing into a tree Friday afternoon. An unidentified paraglider got stuck in a tree on Keel Mountain Friday afternoon. While rescuers were initially worried about getting to the paraglider, they were able to use a utility bucket to reach him. A rescuer on the scene said the paraglider is “generally fine.” We’re sure he’s a more than a little shaken up and feeling lucky to be alive.  

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    State authorities issue Missing Child Alert for Lauderdale County teen

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office has been asking for your help finding her, but now the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has issued a missing child alert for Sharrun Nicole Adams. Investigators say 17-year-old Adams has been missing since April 28. They believe Adams left Lexington High School and did not go home, though, they don’t believe she is in immediate danger. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, grey t-shirt, and tennis shoes. Lauderdale County investigators say the […]

  • Jade Kailee Mullen

    UPDATE: Tenn. authorities say missing teen located in Brewton, Ala.

    SUMTER COUNTY, Tenn. – The Sumter County Sheriff’s Department says a missing teen was located Tuesday in Brewton, Ala. Jade Kailee Mullen was last seen at her residence in Portland, Tenn. on Tuesday, April 26. She was located on May 3. Authorities believed she may be in the Foley, Alabama area in the company of Ricky Dale Smith, Derrick Evans, and Diana West. Ricky Smith has active warrants for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

  • Alfonso Ramon Jarmon

    Florence Police charge man with murder of retired corrections officer killed in fatal shooting

    FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police have charged Alfonso Ramon Jarmon, 32, with the murder of a retired corrections officer Friday. Officers say 77-year-old Charles Hugh Perkins, a retired corrections officer, was killed Friday afternoon at a home on Redbud Street. Officers earlier said they were searching for two people in connection to the shooting. There’s no word yet on any other details surrounding this murder. WHNT News 19 has a crew working to gather more information. We will update you […]

  • WOW

    A story in photos: How a report on WHNT News 19 reconnected a producer’s family to a lost memory

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – As part of our April 27, 2011, anniversary coverage, we told you the story of how one Limestone County woman made it her mission to return lost photos and possessions to their rightful owners. Imagine my surprise when I watched the story and saw a photo of my grandmother, Barbara “Bob” Galloway, as a young girl among the lost memories. She and my grandfather, Dave, have a great story that I’d like to share with you all. […]

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    3 pictures sent to WHNT News 19 still looking for their rightful owners

    Believe it or not, there are still many photographs and possessions still looking for their rightful homes after the tornadoes of April 27, 2011. Some people unable to find the rightful owners of these precious memories sent them to us at WHNT News 19 to see if we could reconnect them with the families who miss them. Few pictures remain with WHNT, but we would love nothing more than to return them. This picture looks like an adorable young couple […]

  • Jesse Cole Holcomb

    UPDATE: DeKalb County Sheriff says missing teen found safe

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – The DeKalb County Sheriff says a teenager missing since Saturday, April 16 has been found safe. Sheriff Jimmy Harris said his office received a call on April 24 that Jesse Cole Holcomb, 17, was at his father’s house. Deputies received an order to pick up Holcomb and return him to his mother’s house. “We are glad that Holcomb was with his father and safe,” said Sheriff Harris.  

  • Madison Police Chief Larry Muncey was found in contempt of court relating to Officer Eric Parker's first trial. (April 15, 2016)

    Madison police chief is appealing federal contempt of court decision

    MADISON, Ala. – Monday, Madison Police Chief Larry Muncey sent notice he will appeal a federal judge’s decision to hold him in contempt of court. The charge stemmed from Muncey’s contact with police witnesses during the first Eric Parker civil rights trial in September. Muncey was on the witness list and court rules bar contact between witnesses while a case is ongoing. Muncey had argued that he did not intend to violate court rules, he was simply concerned that he […]

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    Pilgrim’s Pride ‘high health risk’ recall expanded to 4.5M pounds of chicken products

    WASHINGTON, – Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. is recalling approximately 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including plastic, wood, rubber, and metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday. The problem was first discovered after the firm received several consumer complaints regarding plastic contamination of the chicken nuggets. The firm notified FSIS personnel of the issue on April 6, 2016. FSIS personnel identified more affected product types […]

  • Unimpeachable Ale (Photo: Salty Nut)

    Huntsville’s Salty Nut Brewery announces limited-release ‘Unimpeachable Pale Ale’ lampooning Gov. Bentley scandal

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville’s Salty Nut Brewery says it is celebrating Alabama’s new “growler law” with a limited-release brew honoring the legislation recently signed into law by Governor Robert Bentley. “The promotional artwork for Unimpeachable Pale Ale is intended to evoke the loving care that we have put into each ounce of our latest brew,” a brewery spokesperson said in a press release. The imagery lampoons Bentley’s relationship with his former chief political advisor, Rebekah Mason. Audio recordings of Bentley […]

  • Gov. Robert Bentley

    Alabama State Auditor orders Gov. Bentley to testify under oath, produce documents related to scandal

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Citing powers granted to him in the Alabama Constitution, State Auditor Jim Zeigler has ordered Governor Robert Bentley to appear at his office and testify under oath about a number of things related to the scandal involving an inappropriate relationship with a senior member of his staff. The order gives Bentley 10 days to produce the documents demanded and to be placed under oath to testify. “When you read the state constitution and the state code, you’ll find some […]

  • Daniel Blackmon

    Guntersville man accused in Blount County shooting linked to church fire

    BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. – The Guntersville man killed after Tuesday’s shooting and chase from Marshall County to Blount County has been linked to a church fire, investigators said. Daniel Blackmon was a person of interest in the April 10 fire at Cedar Grove Church of Christ, ABC 33/40 reported. Daniel Blackmon’s father, Randy Blackmon, told 33/40 that he accepts that his son pulled the trigger when three people were shot. He said his son did have a criminal record, but […]


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