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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
  • Ditto Landing is still flooded. Surrounding roads are closed due to high waters. (Photo: Jeri Remley)

    Federal disaster assistance approved for 39 Ala. counties, including Colbert, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lawrence, & Marshall

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Robert Bentley announced on Thursday that federal disaster aid has been approved to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas impacted by severe weather and flooding that occurred during December 24 through 31, 2015. “The recovery process is ongoing, and this federal aid help will ensure Alabamians have resources available to rebuild their lives from the December severe weather outbreak,” Governor Robert Bentley said. “I appreciate FEMA’s quick response in approving the disaster assistance. We […]

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    Madison Police report fire at Magnolia Plaza on County Line Road

    MADISON, Ala. – First responders are on the scene of a fire at a business plaza on County Line Road. It appears the door of Madison Dental Care was broken in the firefighting efforts. Fire crews were focused on the roof area on the building. At this point, it isn’t known where the fire started. stem and stein restaurant is on fire currently! @whnt pic.twitter.com/21iJouFWTR — Beth Hollingsworth (@BethAnnTeacher) January 21, 2016 There are no injuries being reported at this […]

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    2 charged with robbery & assault in weekend Decatur shooting

    DECATUR, Ala. – An investigation into a weekend shooting resulted in the arrest of two people in Decatur. Police said they responded to a shooting at the intersection of Spring Ave. SW and Bradley St. SW on Jan. 17. There, they found the victim, identified as Dyron Rashad Primus, suffering from a gunshot wound to the thigh. He was transported to Huntsville Hospital where he was treated for his non-life threatening injuries. After an investigation, Laportia Rene Reed and Marcus Trashawn Wallace were arrested […]

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    Eagles founder Glenn Frey dead at 67

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Eagles founder Glenn Frey passed away Monday, according to the band’s official social media account. “Glenn fought a courageous battle for the past several weeks but, sadly, succumbed to complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis and Pneumonia,” the band’s Facebook page reported. The Frey family said they would like to thank everyone who joined Glenn to fight this fight and hoped and prayed for his recovery. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that usually […]

  • Marshall County EMA releases list of warming centers

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency has released a list of current warming centers in the county. You can watch the Marshall County EMA Facebook page for additional information.   Facility Address Hours of Operation Albertville Library 200 Jackson St Albertville, AL   35950 10am-7pm  Mon 8am-5pm  Tue-Fri 9am-1pm  Sat Albertville Recreation Center 915 West McKinney Ave Albertville, AL   35950 8am-9pm  Mon-Fri 10am-5pm  Sat Albertville Senior Center 221 E Main St Albertville, AL   35950 9am-1pm  Mon-Fri Arab Church […]

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    Blue Bell Ice Cream goes on sale in Huntsville Monday, Jan. 18

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Blue Bell Ice Cream is returning to stores in Huntsville and surrounding areas Monday, Jan. 18, according to company officials. Flavors available Monday are: Buttered Pecan, Coffee, Cookies ’n Cream, Dutch Chocolate, Homemade Vanilla, Natural Vanilla Bean, Pistachio Almond and The Great Divide. An addition mystery flavor will also be released Monday. Blue Bell voluntary recalled all products in April 2015 after the treats were linked to 10 listeria cases, including three deaths in Kansas. The company faced intense […]

  • The Alabama Crimson Tide celebrate their 16th National Championship in Glendale, Arizona after beating Clemson on Jan. 11, 2016.

    Crimson Tide to be honored with parade in Tuscaloosa on Jan. 23

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Crimson Tide football team will be honored with a parade next weekend after winning the College Football Playoff National Championship  Monday. The parade will begin at Denny Chimes and a program held on the north steps of Bryant-Denny Stadium at the Walk of Champions on Saturday, January 23. The parade will feature head coach Nick Saban, the players, staff, Director of Athletics Bill Battle, and other dignitaries and special guests. It is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on […]

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    Alabama beats Clemson 45-40 to win 16th National Championship

      GLENDALE, Ariz. —An incredible on-side kick solidified the turning of the tide in Alabama’s favor and touched off a second-half scoring explosion and the Crimson Tide beat Clemson 45-40 in the national championship on Monday night. “They did what they had to do and I’m smiling,” Alabama head coach Nick Saban said during the trophy presentation.  “I think I aged a bit tonight, though,” he added later. #NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/SOkNcEr4V5 — Drew Galloway (@DrewInHSV) January 12, 2016 “This was all […]

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    Luxury flights & cars help the well-to-do get to the game in style

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Hopefully everyone can find a way to enjoy the national championship game on Monday. But we have to admit — that enjoyment looks a little different for the rich and famous. If you fly in to see the game, odds are you land in Phoenix. But the big money, it flies into Scottsdale. Sarah Ferrara, the Scottsdale Airport outreach coordinator, told us “We have a 100,000 pound weight limit, but that brings in a pretty good sized corporate jet.” […]

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    Security measures tighten as National Championship game draws near

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – The College Football Playoff National Championship game draws interest from all over the country. But here is the reality check – it may also draw the attention of those who would do us harm. WHNT News 19 has reached out to the agency in charge of keeping the title game safe, and the man in charge shares with us how the security operation works. One of the biggest parts of supplying security to a massive event like Monday night’s […]

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    Bama fan in Phoenix creates oasis for Crimson Tide fans

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – A great many Bama fans are making their ways out to Glendale for the national championship game. The Alabama Alumni Association in next-door Phoenix plays a big part in setting up events and making sure they have a good time. The organization started there over 20 years ago – with a move from Huntsville, Ala. Brian Katz has waited for this moment since he moved from Huntsville 20 years ago. At first, the desert lived up to its […]

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    Media hotel fuels spectacle of College Football Playoff National Championship

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – All eyes are on Monday night for the College Football Playoff National Championship. Or at least for now, all eyes are on the screens. Football fans scroll furiously through TV channels and social media feeds, consuming all the can leading up to the game. We though we would take a minute of your time to show you what makes it all possible.   So, a win on Monday would mean everything to a fan of college football. […]

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