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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!


Recent Articles
  • 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 […]

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    UPDATE: Couple Arrested After Domestic Violence Incident Escalates To Shooting

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A couple was arrested after a physical altercation escalated to one person being shot in the foot Tuesday. Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely says his office responded to a shooting on Slate Rd in Elkmont.  The caller, Mark Scott, was shot in the foot by his girlfriend, Tina Scott, Blakely said. The couple were riding together in a pickup truck to Ardmore when the couple got into a verbal fight. Blakely said Mark Scott attempted to get out […]

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    Wreck on University Drive near Putman sends 2 to the hospital

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A wreck on University Drive near Putman Drive involving a Toyota Scion and an 18-wheeler resulted in two people being treated at the hospital Tuesday night. The wreck happened around 8:30 p.m. The white Scion pictured crashed into the 18-wheeler. The driver and passenger of the Scion were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. It’s unclear exactly what happened in this wreck, but Huntsville Police are working to figure that out. Eastbound traffic is down to […]

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    Man charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Jail records show a man has been charged with sexually abusing a child in Madison County. Daniel Mark Birky, 32, has been charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old. Birky is being held in the Madison County Jail on $200,000 bond.

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    Fireworks spark off field fire near County Line Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire and multiple mutual aid crews fought a 30 acre  fire in a wheat field on Barlow Road, near County Line Road in Huntsville Monday. Crews battled strong winds to keep the fire from spreading to nearby houses. The fire was started by fireworks, according to crews on the scene. No word on if there will be any charges filed against the person responsible for sparking the blaze. 30 acre grass fire sparked by fireworks mostly contained […]

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    Huntsville Police currently accepting applications for new officers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The City of Huntsville is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications are being accepted from July 1- July 31. Among other requirements, you must have knowledge of contemporary police practices, applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. You must have a high school diploma and must pass the Huntsville Police Academy curriculum. Beginning in the week of July 15, the Huntsville Police Department will begin conducting the physical agility/ability and written video […]

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    Authorities rush to blaze at apartment on 6th Avenue in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville fire fighters and HEMSI rushed to a fire at an apartment complex on the 3600 block of 6th Avenue Monday afternoon. Crews on the scene said the fire started in the kitchen of an apartment. They report extensive damage in kitchen. Fortunately, there were no serious injuries. One person was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene. Two people were displaced by the damage caused by the fire.

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    One wounded from shooting at gas station on Winchester Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A man was wounded after being shot following an altercation at a gas station on Winchester Road. Police say two men at the Valero gas station on Winchester Road and Blue Springs Road got into a fight at the gas pumps. One man pulled a gun and shot the other, according to police. The man who was shot was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.