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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
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    1 injured in house fire on Andros Dr. in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A man is alive after a fire cause significant damage to his home  on Andros Dr. SW Friday afternoon. According to Huntsville Fire & Rescue Captain Frank McKenzie, the fire started around 1:30 p.m. Friday. When crews arrived on the scene, heavy smoke was seen coming from the house. McKenzie said the only resident present at the time of the fire was able to escape, only suffering minor burns. One firefighter was injured while working the scene […]

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    Valleywx.com blog: Scary Looking Clouds over Guntersville!

    So what is that? Evidence is in favor of calling it a scary looking cloud. In other words: scud.

  • Rodney Shane Bolding (Photo: Marshall County Sheriff's Office)

    Albertville man arrested; investigators say he had hundreds of pornographic images of children

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Special agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit Thursday arrested an Albertville man after discovering hundreds of images of child pornography, some of which involved infants and toddlers. Rodney Shane Bolding, 43, was arrested and booked into the Marshall County Jail under a $100,000 bond. He is charged with three counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of dissemination of child pornography. The arrest comes from a tip received Wednesday […]

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    Fire leads investigators to active meth lab less than half a mile from Fort Payne Middle School

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. – A Tuesday evening fire led investigators to a dangerous discovery – an active meth lab less than a half mile away from Fort Payne Middle School. Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum said it started at 7:40 Tuesday night when the fire department received a call about a house fire at 65 Green Valley Circle NE. Bynum said the caller contacted the fire department shortly after making the initial call, telling them there was no fire. But first responders […]

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    Authorities search for escaped inmate in Shelby County

    SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Corrections is searching for an inmate who walked away from his assigned job location Wednesday afternoon. Coty Baker, 32, was last seen in Sterrett, Ala. Baker is 5’11” with green eyes, and short brown hair. He has several face and neck tattoos that are easily identifiable. Baker was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2003 for a robbery charge. If you have any information about Baker’s whereabouts, please notify your local law […]

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    Alabama Media Group lays off 21 journalists in shift to online video, breaking news focus

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – One thing any Journalist (with a capital “J”) will tell you is that the business is always changing. It’s been that way since the inception of local news. Once, it was someone’s job to tape scripts together to be run under a camera in order to feed the scripts to news anchors via teleprompter. You can tell who worked through that era just by walking through the newsroom. You see, when a script was typed in a typewriter, you had to […]

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    Missing Gardendale teen located by police

    Chasey Elaine Murphy (Photo: ALEA) GARDENDALE, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has cancelled an Emergency Missing Child Alert for a teen girl reported missing Monday afternoon. Chasey Elaine Murphy, 14, is a white female last seen in Gardendale, Alabama around 6:45 a.m. Monday. Authorities issued an Emergency Missing Child Alert Monday afternoon. Thank you to everyone who shared this story on social media.  

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    Investigators renew search for Limestone County man, missing since July 2013

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office is once again asking for the public’s help to find Jerry Dean Morris. He hasn’t been seen in more two years. Morris is 5’9″ and weighs about 130 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes, and also has a tattoo of the grim reaper on his upper left arm. Family members reported Morris missing in October 2013, and it appears the last time anyone had contact with Morris was in […]

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    Shop tax-free this weekend on back-to-school items

    (WHNT) – Beginning Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 12 midnight, many necessary school items will be exempt from the state’s four percent sales tax. Many cities and counties are also participating in the holiday, removing local sales taxes.  Huntsville, Madison and Madison County are among them.  See the full list by clicking here. The tax-free items include clothing $100 or less per item, school supplies costing less than $50 per item […]

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    Tennessee movie theater attack suspect killed by police identified

    ANTIOCH, Tenn. – A 29-year-old man is dead after he allegedly went after moviegoers with a hatchet and pepper spray inside a Tennessee theater Wednesday afternoon. Metro Police spokesperson Don Aaron said the suspect, now identified as Vincente David Montano, 29. was killed by a SWAT team outside the theater. It started at 1:15 p.m. when two nearby officers received a report of an active shooter inside the Carmike Hickory 8, Aaron said. The officers ran to the theater and entered […]

  • "No Service" message on a Verizon phone in Cullman, Alabama (Photo: Carson Clark)

    Large outages reported with Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile

    (WHNT) – Tuesday afternoon, social media users reported widespread cell network outages across the country. The three main carriers, Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile all appear to be experiencing concentrated technical difficulties in the Tennessee Valley area. Other major metropolitan areas are experiencing similar situations. @whnt @ATT My cell phone is currently a fancy looking paperweight. — JasonScully-Clemmons (@JScullyClemmons) August 4, 2015 We’ve reached out to the carriers for more information. AT&T’s Director of Communications, Lance Skelly, says some customers across parts of […]

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    Man with ‘Ebola-like’ symptoms under observation at UAB Hospital

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Jefferson County Department of Health Medical Director Ed Khan confirmed Tuesday night that a man with Ebola-like symptoms is under observation at UAB Hospital. Khan said a man recently traveled to a country with active Ebola infections recently. He said currently only Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia have reported cases of Ebola. The patient was undergoing routine monitoring and developed symptoms consistent with Ebola, Khan said. The patient immediately notified the appropriate agencies and is currently under evaluation. Khan said the man possibly […]

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