• Follow me on:

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
  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • missing_girls

    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 […]

  • Photo: City of Athens

    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 […]

  • Calhoun Community College logo

    All-clear given after Calhoun Community College cancels all evening classes at Decatur campus for suspicious package found

    DECATUR, Ala. – Calhoun Community College canceled all Thursday evening classes at the Decatur campus following the discovery of a suspicious package. A college spokesperson said officials gave the all-clear at about 7 p.m. Evening classes on October 15 remain canceled. The campus will open on Friday, October 16 at regular times.

  • Huntsville traffic alert: Northbound lanes of Memorial Parkway at Max Luther shut down

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say the northbound lands of Memorial Parkway at Max Luther are shut down due to an accident. There’s no word yet on when the road will be reopened. Use an alternate road if you’re trying to commute home.

  • Traffic delayed on Hwy 72 westbound in Athens.

    Hwy 72 westbound traffic in Athens reopened after fatal wreck

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Police were on the scene of a fatal wreck on Hwy 72 westbound near Barnett & Swann Home Furnishings Tuesday afternoon. Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said a fatal wreck on happened between a truck and an 18 wheeler on the westbound lanes of Hwy 72 Tuesday afternoon near Line Rd. David L. Priputen, 64, of Athens, was killed when his truck struck the rear of the 18 wheeler, Chief Johnson said. The westbound lanes of Hwy 72 […]

  • promo268970313

    Donate your old vehicle to ‘Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful’

    ATHENS, Ala. – Do you have an old vehicle that you want to get rid of but don’t want to pay to get it hauled away? We can help you with that. Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful is taking part in Keep America Beautiful “Cars to Donate” program. All it takes is a phone call or filling out an online form. Crews will pick up cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, boats and more. Money from the sale of your junk will go to Keep […]

  • Photo: Shane Hays

    2 dead after murder-suicide at medical building off of Pulaski Pike

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police said two people died Monday in a murder-suicide at a Huntsville medical building near Pulaski Pike. A man and woman were rushed to the hospital in critical condition around 4:20 p.m. Monday. According to Huntsville Police Lt. Stacy Bates, the shooting appears to be domestic in nature. Police said when they arrived at the the crime scene, located at the parking lot of 751 Pleasant Row, they found Heather Nicole Green, 26, inside her vehicle with a gunshot […]

  • The hollowed out shoes (Photo: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

    Man makes surprising discovery inside shoes purchased at Unclaimed Baggage

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Visitors to the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro get a chance to discover some treasure or trinket thought lost to the world by some unlucky airline passenger. It can be quite fun to try to find a deal on something you didn’t know you needed until you saw it. One Franklin County, Tenn. man, found something at Unclaimed Baggage he just had to have – a “new” pair of shoes. But when he got home and wore them, he found something […]


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,033 other followers