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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
  • Walter Orr spoke with WHNT News 19 on Tuesday.

    Friend & supporter of Decatur teacher says people overreacted to Kanye West costume

    DECATUR, Ala. – Heath Morrow, a teacher in a Decatur elementary school, and his wife dressed as Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian for a private Halloween party. The picture made national news sparking a racial debate. Tuesday a former elementary and junior high classmate of Morrow’s took to social media in defense of his childhood friend. “This man didn’t dress up like this to be racist or blackface like it’s being said,” friend Walter Orr said in a video posted […]

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    Decatur man sentenced to nearly 400 years in 1985-86 rape cold cases

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A Decatur man has been sentenced to 387 years in prison for three rape and robbery cold cases dating back to 1985-86. Attorney General Luther Strange and Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson Tuesday announced three 99-year sentences for first-degree rapes and three 30-year for first-degree burglaries in cold cases dating back to 1985 and 1986.  David Leon Garth was found guilty of the crimes by a jury in Morgan County Circuit Court. In August, Garth was convicted […]

  • Chasewood Drive shooting scene (Photo: Jeremy Jackson/WHNT)

    Huntsville Police investigate shooting on Chasewood Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating a shooting on Chasewood Drive Monday afternoon. Police on the scene said a 911 call was made at 4:53 p.m. reporting the shooting. A 34-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his right foot, police said. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police said the person who shot him left in a vehicle before police arrived. No one is in custody right now and the shooting is still under […]

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    Judge bans reporters from using phones, laptops during Madison officer’s trial

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – U.S. District Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala issued an order Monday banning the media from live blogging courtroom proceedings during Eric Parker’s retrial, which is currently underway. Haikala said in her order that her court has a rule prohibiting “broadcasting in or from the courtrooms during court proceedings.” The rule specifically bans radio broadcasting, television broadcasting, and taking photos, but she has extended the interpretation of the rule to include the use of laptops, tablets, and cellphones. “The blogging […]

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    2 severely injured in wreck on Sparkman Dr just west of Pulaski Pike

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Two people were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a wreck on Sparkman Dr. west of Pulaski Pike Friday afternoon. We know at least three vehicles were involved in the wreck. A third person was taken to the hospital, but that person’s injuries were not as severe. The accident is under investigation and police are asking that drivers avoid the area.

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    Limestone County authorities seek owners of 2 horses found wandering

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate the owner of two horses that were picked up by animal control deputies in the area of Ham Road. The horses were found a few weeks ago, according to the sheriff’s office and are being held and cared for at the Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena. So far, the owners have not stepped forward to claim them. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help finding the […]

  • Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April 2010 (Photo: US Coast Guard)

    Governor Bentley announces $20 million settlement with Transocean

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. –Thursday Alabama Governor Robert Bentley announced the state has agreed to a $20 million settlement with Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc., which owned the Deepwater Horizon. “The State of Alabama suffered tremendous environmental and economic losses because of the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April 2010,” Governor Bentley said. “I appreciate the entire Alabama team for working to ensure Alabama is fairly compensated. This agreement with Transocean is another positive step forward as we continue to recover from […]

  • Amy Bishop, at the Madison County Courthouse in 2012. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

    Woman convicted in murder of 3 UAH professors apologizes in latest court filing

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The woman convicted of capital murder in the February 2010 shooting deaths of three UAH professors apologized to the victims’ families in her latest challenge to her conviction and following appeals. “I am terribly sorry for the victims and their families, and my family,” Amy Bishop Anderson said in her plea to be relieved from her life sentence. Bishop Anderson pleaded guilty to capital murder in September 2012. Despite the guilty plea, later that month Bishop Anderson still had to stand trial, because […]

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    Accident on Madison Blvd east of Wall Triana slows traffic

    MADISON, Ala. – Watch out commuters, there’s an accident on Madison Blvd east of Wall Triana Hwy. You should expect delays in this area until around 5:45 – 6 p.m. Monday evening.

  • Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (WHNT News 19)

    TODAY: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center to conduct active shooter drill

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Authorities at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center are planning to conduct an active shooter emergency exercise Thursday afternoon. The exercise will include a mock shooter and victims; simulated emergency radio traffic, alerts and announcements; Marshall, Redstone Arsenal and area emergency responders and response teams; and other activities to test Marshall’s emergency response and communications preparedness. Authorities say during the simulation, Emergency Notification System announcements, NIXLE text messages and other messages will be preceded by “EXERCISE.” Though […]

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    UPDATE: Etowah Co. authorities confirm two missing girls found

    UPDATE: On Saturday night, the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office announced both girls were found safe. Officials did not give any other details. ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. –  The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office and Crossville Police Department are working together searching for two missing girls Thursday evening. Brooke Anette Richerzhagen, 15 years old, of Attalla, is 5 feet 3 inches tall, 180 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. Stephanie Michelle Siemens, 16 years old, of Crossville, is 5 feet 3 inches tall, 190 […]

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    City of Athens employees pull together to #beatcancer

    ATHENS, Ala. – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and people in the city of Athens Wednesday pulled together to reminded us why we can never give up the fight to ‪#‎beatcancer. Athens city employees wore Prostate Cancer Awareness shirts in honor of Fire Marshal James Hand, who had surgery Wednesday morning. City employees and others also supported the Pink Elephant Luncheon for Breast Cancer Awareness and mammogram scholarships. And finally, a furry friend with terminal cancer checked off a bucket list […]


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