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Drew Galloway is WHNT’s 10 p.m. newscast producer. He is a lover of nerd-culture and literature.

Drew joined WHNT in February 2013 as an Interactive Content Producer after writing for The Madison Weekly. Now, he works every day on building a newscast that has everything a Tennessee Valley resident need to stay informed, while adding a little of his own flair to the show.

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 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 later this year!

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
  • Huntsville police investigating gunshots, blood found at Madison Gardens Apartments

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police are investigating an incident at Madison Gardens apartments in Huntsville. Thursday evening before 10 PM, there was a large Huntsville police presence there. Police have taped off a portion of the complex, and have several apartments included in that area. Weldwood Road was blocked at the Old Madison Pike intersection. Police said blood was found throughout the apartment complex, but they have not found a victim on the scene. That’s why they say they taped off such a wide […]

  • Crossville daycare owner arrested after drug agents find meth inside daycare

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A Crossville daycare owner was arrested Thursday and charged with several drug charges after authorities said methamphetamine was found inside the daycare. Leslie Bright, 40 of Crossville, the owner of Bright Beginnings Daycare, is charged with two counts of unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. It started when the DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, and Crossville Police Department received anonymous tips from concerned citizens about drug activity […]

  • Decatur Police investigating death of 4-month-old child, no foul play suspected

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police are investigating the death of an infant Wednesday. Police said it started at 2:25 a.m. Wednesday morning. Decatur Police and Decatur Fire and Rescue responded to an unresponsive 4-month-old child at a residence on 12th Ave NW. Two officers arrived at the scene and began performing CPR on the child. One officer rode in the ambulance while continuing CPR. Despite efforts of the officers and medical staff, the child died at Decatur Morgan Hospital, police said. Morgan County Coroner […]

  • Academy Sports + Outdoors to open new Huntsville store at old Walmart location on Drake Ave

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – 100 new jobs are coming to the Huntsville area as Academy Sports + Outdoors announces plans to open the company’s 16th location in Alabama. Academy Sports + Outdoors announced Tuesday that it will open a new store in Huntsville next year at the intersection of Memorial Parkway and Drake Avenue. This will mark the company’s third location in the Huntsville area including Decatur and Madison. “We are excited to open another convenient location for active-minded families in Huntsville to shop for […]

  • Football Friday week 1 schedule – find out matchups here

    It’s the official week one of high school football in the Tennessee Valley! Here’s a list of games involving local high school teams, starting Thursday, August 25, through Friday, August 26. Tune in to our Football Friday coverage August 16, on WHNT News 19 at 10 p.m. Get’cha head in the game– Call in your team’s score at 256-533-1919, or tweet @whnt or@whnt_sports. THURSDAY Huntsville @ Decatur West Limestone @ East Limestone West Morgan @ Priceville Asbury @ Woodville FRIDAY Bob Jones […]

  • Decatur Utilities restores power to southern part of city after problems at substation

    DECATUR, Ala. – Crews from Decatur Utilities’ electric department worked hard to restore power after problems at a substation left many without power Wednesday evening. The power outage was the result of a problem with a high voltage line feeding out of the Cedar Lake Primary Substation.   Power was restored to all customers at 7:45 Wednesday night.

  • Decatur police say child left in parked car likely not injured, mother charged with child abuse

    DECATUR, Ala. – A Decatur woman is behind bars after police said she left her infant inside a parked car that was not running for about 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon. Decatur Police tell us Monica Nyree Harris is charged with child abuse. They say it started around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when the Morgan County Central Dispatch received a call about an infant left inside a car parked in the 100 block of 1st Ave NE. When the officer arrived, he was found that the 6-week-old child […]

  • Paul Finley discusses transition, burying the hatchet with council members after winning Madison mayor seat

    MADISON, Ala. – The day after dozens of city election races across the valley is the calm after the storm. And in one of the bigger races, Paul Finley not only dodged a runoff, he took the Madison mayoral race outright with over 60% of the vote. The last time we had a mayoral transition in the city of Madison, it went from Finley to Trulock. Now it goes back the other way. We caught up with Finley in the aftermath of the […]

  • Paul Finley claims victory in race for Madison mayor after opponents concede

    MADISON, Ala. – The people have spoken. Former Mayor Paul Finley will start his second non-consecutive term as mayor of Madison in November. With 100% of the precincts reporting, Finley won 62% of the vote with 6,267 votes. Troy Trulock conceded the race for Madison mayor and congratulated candidate Paul Finley earlier Tuesday evening. He won 30% of the vote with 2,996 votes. The third candidate in the race, Hanu Karlapalem, conceded later that night. He won 8% of the […]

  • Trinity votes to legalize alcohol sales by a margin of 49 votes

    TRINITY, Ala. – On its second try in two years, Trinity has legalized the sale of alcohol after municipal elections Tuesday. The vote passed by a margin of 296 “yes” to 247 “no.” In fact, with all candidates running unopposed, it was the only thing on the ballot. In 2014, it was voted down by only 38 votes. Mayor Vaughn Goodwin said he respected opinions on both sides of the situation equally, but said it boiled down to control. “[Alcohol] is going to […]

  • Let’s Talk: A Distracted Driving conversation

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – School has been back in session for a couple of weeks now. School zones are once again jammed on weekday mornings and afternoons. Parents in a rush to drop off or pick up. High school students running late to class or in a hurry to get out. As part of our Distracted Driving Project, WHNT News 19, Joe King of Morris, King, & Hodge, and Sgt. Brent Patterson of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office were at Sparkman […]

  • Decatur man dies from injuries sustained in house fire

    DECATUR, Ala. – A Decatur man died Thursday from injuries sustained in a house fire Wednesday. Steve Kirkes, 45, of S Chapel Hill Road in Decatur, died Thursday, Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn told us. Chunn said the fire happened Wednesday night. After an investigation, the fire was ruled to be accidental, he said.