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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 and the Lord of The Rings, and now The Hobbit films. He also loves the Marvel Comics films and is looking forward to the next installment of The Avengers in 2014. Ask him about any Marvel character and he'll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. His favorite is Ant-Man, due for a film in 2015.

He is also one of the cool people at WHNT who dress up for Halloween.

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, attend Willowbrook Baptist Church. They are planning to get a puppy very soon, possibly a Pug. Check back for updates!

Recent Articles
  • Space Camp

    U.S. Space & Rocket Center to hold job fair for potential Space Camp counselors

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is holding a job fair for potential Space Camp Counselors on Tuesday, Jan. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Counselors are needed for Space Camp, Aviation Challenge Camp, and the Space Camp Robotics program. Counselors will be immersed in STEM education with regular interaction with astronauts and individuals who share their passion for exploration. Counselors will also receive multiple chances to attend professional, social and volunteer activities in the community, all […]

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    Huntsville Fire & Rescue fights house fire at Lawrence Ave. and 4th St.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire & Rescue reported a house fire at a residence on Lawrence Ave. and 4th St. Monday afternoon. Four units were on the scene to help put out the fire. When WHNT News 19 crews arrived at the home, smoke could be seen coming from the house, but no flames. There’s no word yet on any injuries or the extent of the damage. We have a crew on the scene and will update you when we […]

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    All dressed up, nowhere to go. Tiders look to sell National Championship tickets following Bama’s bowl loss

    ARLINGTON, Tx. – We’re just 10 days away from the College Football Playoff National Championship between Oregon and Ohio State, and some Tide fans are looking to unload their tickets for the game. Ohio State beat Alabama 42-35 Thursday night in the Sugar Bowl. WHNT News 19 caught up with a Madison family in that very predicament; all dressed up, nowhere to go. Pam Sparks and her family entertained a house full of cheering friends Thursday night. It became apparent in the […]

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    Rape suspect brutally beaten by victim’s boyfriend

    CONWAY, S.C. — A South Carolina man accused of rape was brutally beaten by the victim’s boyfriend, according to multiple reports. William Mattson, 52, was charged with criminal sexual conduct after police were called to a home in Conway early Thursday morning. A man apparently found the suspect in a bedroom on top of his girlfriend. Police said the boyfriend then started striking the suspect with his fist and drove him from the house to the front lawn Police said […]

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    Police recover guns, drugs, money from Sparkman Drive residence

    Huntsville, Ala. – A search warrant served at a residence on Sparkman Dr. turned up guns, drugs, and money Friday. Agents with the HIDTA Madison-Morgan County STAC team found almost eight ounces of heroin, 48 oxycodone pills, 66 Xanax pills, and just under a quarter pound of marijuana at the residence on the 2900 block of Sparkman Dr. Seven pistols and three rifles, believed to be stolen, were also recovered in the search, along with $8,710. Robert Lee Winston was arrested and charged with trafficking in heroin […]

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    Couple ‘trapped’ inside unlocked janitor’s closet for two days

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A couple apparently thought they were trapped inside a janitor’s closet at a local college for two days until police let them out. There was only one problem: the door was unlocked the entire time. John Arwood, 31, and Amber Campbell, 25, face trespassing charges, authorities said. Campbell is also accused of violating her parole. Human feces and copper scouring pads sometimes used to smoke crack were found inside the closet, the Orlando Sentinel reported. The […]

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    The six-second Sugar Bowl video that everyone is discussing

    NEW ORLEANS —  Here it is, the clip titled, “When you’re at the game with your side dude and realize you’re on TV.” But what exactly is going on here? These six seconds of video from Thursday’s Sugar Bowl that have now been watched on VINE nearly 12-million times by Friday morning. And there isn’t even a single frame of gameplay in the video. It’s what the clip captures but can’t be explained that has the  collective internet dying to […]

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    Limestone County home vandalized with racist graffiti

      LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Terry Turner was ringing in the new year with her granddaughter Wednesday evening when a crash at the front of her home startled her. She was in the back bedroom of her home when three windows in the front of the house were broken by heavy rocks. Frantic, she dialed 911 and slipped out the bedroom window with her granddaughter into her back yard, fearing that people were in her home. When Limestone County Sheriff’s deputies arrived, they found […]


    Tinsel Trail Farewell Party canceled due to weather concerns

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  The Tinsel Trail Farewell Party originally scheduled for Friday night has been canceled due to weather concerns. Decorators and organizations that sponsored a tree will still need to remove their decorations by Monday morning, according to event organizers. The party was intended to be an “undecorating party,” complete with food trucks and live music. WHNT News 19 meteorologists say light rain becomes more scattered Friday afternoon and steadier into Saturday. We did some awesome stories on the Tinsel Trail this year. […]

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    Tigers honor slain teammate Jakell Mitchell with ’31’ decals on helmets during Outback Bowl

    Auburn wearing No. 31 decal in honor of slain teammate Jakell Mitchell. RT @FootballAU Forever Family: 31 #WarEagle pic.twitter.com/xWBa1tT8O4 — Alex Byington (@AUBlog) January 1, 2015 TAMPA, Fla. – The Auburn Tigers will wear a number 31 decal on their helmets in honor of slain teammate Jakell Mitchell at the Outback Bowl Thursday. Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed at an off-campus apartment complex in Dec.  The 18-year-old victim was a freshman runner and receiver who was sitting the season out to weight train. […]

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    Madison County Sheriff’s Office asks for your help identifying theft suspect

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man suspected of stealing an wallet and fraudulently used debit and credit cards. The man can be see arriving at a service station in a blue PT Cruiser, then again purchasing something. If you have any information about the man’s identity, please contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 722-7181

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    Limestone County authorities need your help finding missing woman

    Limestone County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a missing woman. Judith Nowell Troughton was last seen in the Athens area Tuesday. She may be suffering from dementia-like symptoms. Troughton is 75 years old, is 5-foot-4, and weighs 110 pounds. She should be driving a maroon Mercedes with a Hamilton County, Tenn. license plate. If you’ve seen her, please contact the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 232-0111.


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