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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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    Basketball agent Danny Servick chats with Mark McCarter about what it takes to go pro

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Basketball agent Danny Servick stopped by “Mark’s Madness” Thursday evening to chat about his picks and what it takes for college players to go pro. Check out what he had to say in the video player above.

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    PGA golfer Spike McRoy discusses hoops & golf with Mark McCarter

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – PGA golfer Spike McRoy took a second to chat with Mark McCarter during “Mark’s Madness” Thursday. McRoy talked about his March Madness picks, pro golf, and Tiger Woods. Check out the video above to see what he said.

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    Mark McCarter & UAH basketball coach Lennie Acuff talk basketball

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – UAH basketball head coach Lennie Acuff stopped by Mark McCarter’s rotating cast of characters at Mark’s Madness Thursday to talk about the NCAA basketball tournament kickoff. Check out what he had to say in the video above. Mark and coach Acuff said the kickoff should be a national holiday. Do you agree? Check out the “Mark’s Madness” live blog here on WHNT.com.

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    Spielberg, Harrison Ford to reunite in ‘Indiana Jones’ film set for 2019

    LOS ANGELES — Indiana Jones will return to theaters in 2019 for the fifth adventure in the iconic series, the Walt Disney Company announced on Tuesday. Spielberg, who directed the previous four films, will be at the helm with Harrison Ford set to reprise his role. The film’s release date is set for July 19, 2019. “Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can’t wait to bring him back to the screen in 2019,” said […]

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    Governor Bentley visits Holman Prison, addresses overcrowding & understaffing

    ATMORE, Ala. – Tuesday, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said prison uprisings will occur in other facilities in the state if the problems of overcrowding and understaffing aren’t addressed. Bentley visited Holman prison in southwest Alabama – a prison that has seen two violent disturbances over the past several days. Prison officials said inmates stabbed the warden and a corrections officer at a prison in Holman on Friday and inmates seized control of the dorm for several hours Monday after officers tried to […]

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    Pizza Hut offers bounty of 3.14 years of free pizza for solving complex math problems on ‘Pi Day ‘

    It’s hard to think about Pi Day without thinking about pie, pizza and otherwise. Pizza Hut has thrown down the gauntlet on this most sacred of mathematician holidays. The prize – 3.14 years of free pizza. Now, these aren’t your normal SAT math questions. You may need a degree in advanced math theory to be able to even discern what they’re talking about! Take a crack at the calzone-conundrums at PizzaHut.com.

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    WHNT News 19 Sports Director Ryan Cody announces move to Arizona, Chase Horn to be promoted

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Is there anything more important than family? Every now and then, a special workplace comes along and the people you work with become family. Here at WHNT News 19, we’re saying goodbye to a member of our family. We’re sad to announce that Sports Director Ryan Cody is leaving our team.  We’re happy for him, though, because Ryan is starting the next chapter of his life in Arizona for what we think is the best reason of […]

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    UPDATE: Man shot in ‘domestic situation’ at Fort Payne Walmart, no charges filed

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. – A man was shot in what police are calling a “domestic situation” in the parking lot of the Fort Payne Walmart Wednesday night. Fort Payne Police say a 911 call was made to Fort Payne Police Department about a shooting that happened at Walmart Wednesday night. Police say when officers arrived they found an armed man with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of the store. The other party involved in the incident was also still […]

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    Tilikum the killer whale ailing, may be starting to ‘deteriorate,’ SeaWorld says

    (CNN) — Tilikum the killer whale may be “beginning to deteriorate” as the estimated 35-year-old animal battles a yet incurable bacterial infection in his lungs, SeaWorld said Tuesday. “Despite the best care available, like all aging animals, he battles chronic health issues that are taking a greater toll as he ages,” SeaWorld said on its website. “However, the suspected bacteria is very resistant to treatment and a cure for his illness has not been found,” SeaWorld said. The bull orca […]

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    Photo album of empty Madison Square Mall leaves many in the Tennessee Valley feeling nostalgic

    Madison Square Mall – March 2016 (Mobile, click link to view) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Madison Square Mall was the place to be starting in 1984. Many in the Tennesee Valley have memories of fighting the crowd at Christmas time, getting pictures with the Easter bunny, and just hanging out. But in the last ten years, online shopping and outdoor developments have siphoned off business from indoor malls, causing closures all over the United States. Daniel Broadway recently shared a photo […]

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    Custom ambulance maker Excellance finishes new rides for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

    MADISON, Ala. – Excellance, Inc., a high-quality custom ambulances emergency vehicles producer in Madison, just finished production on two new ambulances for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital – Florida’s only specialty hospital for children. Excellance, Inc. national sales manager Thomas Pugh said about the new custom-designed ambulances, “They have blanket warmers on it. DVD players with screens that are mounted in the ceiling. For Miami, they have four air conditioning systems.” Excellance, Inc. was started in 1975 and makes emergency vehicles for […]

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    Country singer Joey Feek dead at 40: Singer’s husband says ‘she is in heaven’

    Joey Feek died at age 40 after a courageous battle with cancer, according her husband, Rory Feek. Rory wrote, “My wife’s greatest dream came true today. She is in Heaven” in a post titled “A Dream Come True.” Rory Feek, who with his wife makes up the country duo Joey + Rory, has been documenting his wife’s battle with cancer on his blog, This Life I Live. On Monday, Rory wrote that Joey’s body was shutting down quickly. Friday, he shared news of […]

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