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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
  • Cheese Festival coming to downtown Huntsville this weekend

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Carrie Coan with Carrie’s Kitchen stopped by the WHNT News 19 studio today to highlight the first ever Downtown Huntsville Cheese Festival, set for this weekend. There will be dairy farmers, artisans, local talent and music. Ticket proceeds will benefit 305 8th Street, a group home for adults with disabilities.

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    Troopers: Crash kills man running from police in Falkville

    FALKVILLE, Ala. – State Troopers say a single vehicle crash claimed the life of a Birmingham man fleeing police Tuesday night. Gerald Lee Dukes, 51, was killed when the 2001 Oldsmobile he was driving left Culver Road and overturned, Troopers said. Dukes, who was not using a seat belt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Trooper Curtis Summerville said Dukes was being pursued by Falkville Police at the time of the crash. Alabama State Troopers are handling […]

  • BBB gives warning about vacation hidden fees

    Elizabeth Garcia with the Better Business Bureau stopped by the WHNT News 19 studio to give a warning about businesses that take advantage of hidden fees to charge you extra while your travelling. Watch the video above to see Garcia’s tips and tricks to not getting nickled and dimed to death while on vacation. You can contact the Better Business Bureau by dialing 256-850-0719.

  • Hail like you’ve never seen hits Pigeon Forge

    PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. – When a severe thunderstorm hit Pigeon Forge Tuesday, it brought with it enough hail to make the ground white. In the video above, you can hear and see the torrent of hail hitting the resident’s home and vehicle. Thank you to Kelly Champagne for sending in this video.

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    Madison County SWAT team takes barricaded man into custody

    NEW MARKET, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team was called to a New Market neighborhood Tuesday afternoon to assist authorities with a barricaded man. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 100 block of Crystal Creek Dr. around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to assist with an ordered mental commitment. Before they arrived, the man threatened his family with a blunt object, deputies said. No one was hurt and the family made it out of the home safely, but […]


    Rescuers end search for 2 kayakers thought to be missing on Flint River near Winchester Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville/Madison County Rescue Squad officials tell us they were called out to support Moores Mill Volunteer firefighters to look for two people who were possibly missing after kayaking on the Flint River Monday evening. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call from someone near the river reporting a man said the person he was kayaking with disappeared. That kayaker told the caller he was going back to the river to search for the person. When […]

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    Blue Bell enters voluntary agreement with Alabama officials to ensure safe ice cream production

    BRENHAM, Tex. – Blue Bell Creameries has entered into a voluntary agreement with the Alabama Department of Public Health to outline a series of steps Blue Bell will take as part of its efforts to bring Blue Bell Ice Cream products back to market. The agreement aims to restore public confidence in Blue Bell when products go on sale once again. The steps Blue Bell is taking include: rigorous facility cleaning and sanitizing, revised testing protocols, revised production policies and […]

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    Officer involved wreck at Enterprise Way blocks traffic

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – An officer involved wreck near the Target shopping center on University Dr. blocked traffic on Enterprise Way Monday afternoon. The wreck happened just before 3 p.m. Monday. In the pictures above, you can see a Huntsville Police patrol car and three others in an accident. The driver of one of the vehicles was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injures. The Huntsville Police officer was trapped in his cruiser with vehicles on either side, blocking his […]

  • UPDATE: Police say drunk driver runs red light, kills woman at Hwy 53 & Mastin Lake Road intersection

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police made an arrest in the fatal car accident that took the life of a 19-year-old Friday night at the intersection of Hwy 53 and Mastin Lake Road. Officers say Christopher Wayne Ross, 19-years-old, was speeding west on Mastin Lake Road when he ran a red light hitting a vehicle, killing the driver. The driver was identified as 19-year-old Toniette Katherine Piccinich. The force of impact caused Piccinich to hit another car that was stopped at a […]

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    State Troopers investigate shots fired call on University Drive near Memorial Parkway

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – State Troopers and Huntsville Police are investigating a shots fired call on University Drive near the Memorial Parkway intersection Friday afternoon. Police said they got a call reporting shots fired near Sound on Wheels on University Drive. Troopers tell WHNT News 19 they saw the driver of a white vehicle commit a traffic violation on Pratt Ave. They pulled him over at the Burger King and learned Huntsville police were searching for him in connection to the shots fired call a short […]

  • The scene of the plane crash in early May 2015 (Photo: NewsChannel5.com)

    Man who discovered airplane crash in Lincoln County found dead on same property

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. – The man who discovered a crashed airplane in northeastern Lincoln County earlier this month died Friday. Sheriff Murray Blackwelder said  Richard E. Lane, 64, was found dead in a creek on property just off Highway 50 and along Steelman Road in the Mulberry community, northeast of Fayetteville — The same property where a plane crash happened in early May. Blackwelder said his office took a call about a missing person Friday around noon. When deputies arrived on the […]

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    UPDATE: Limestone authorities arrest man accused in home invasion burglary 

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says a man wanted in connection to a home invasion burglary that occurred Thursday afternoon is in custody. William Baird, 31, is suspected of forcing into a home on Doe Run in the East Limestone area after the resident refused to let him in. Officials say Baird took a small amount of cash and a portable hard drive. After leaving the scene, Baird hid his vehicle and took a silver Ford […]


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