Jeff Gray is a morning reporter and spot news guru at WHNT News 19. He is originally from Palm Springs, California, but has worked at various television stations in Florida, Louisiana, and also here in the Tennessee Valley.

Jeff started his career in television back in 1991, after buying his first police scanner.

Jeff became WHNT News 19’s most overused freelance videographer for years to come. Later in his career, he started chasing hurricanes Opal, Dennis, Isadore, Georges, Francis, Ivan, and Katrina.

Jeff is active in the north Alabama area. He speaks at different schools about his adventures in news and careers in television. He has also earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, and works with different troops in the Huntsville area.

In his spare time, Jeff enjoys photography, capturing history and images that make people go WOW!

He travels across the country looking for the unusual. He also loves music, and you can usually find him on the weekends listening and shooting local bands here in the Valley.

His MP3 player is full of 80s rock and roll. He loves to read about military history, and most importantly, enjoys spending time with his daughter, Jessi.


Recent Articles
  • Two women shot overnight in north Huntsville neighborhood

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say two women were taken to the hospital after being shot in a car. Officers say just after midnight, emergency crews were called to the 4200 block of Keith Street . When they arrived, they found two women with gunshot wounds. Authorities believe the women will survive. Police say they believe the women were shot about a block away on Barry Street. That’s where investigators found a gold Trailblazer that they believe belongs to the […]

  • Huntsville firefighters work to determine cause of house fire on Ricky Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a late night house fire. It started around 10:30 Sunday night on the 2200 block of Ricky Road. Investigators say neighbors called 911 after seeing flames coming from the home. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the back bedroom. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to get the fire out.┬áThere was fire damage to one room and smoke damage throughout. We’re told no one was […]

  • Emergency crews work to save 3 overdosing residents in Owens Cross Roads

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Emergency crews were called to a parking lot in Owens Cross Roads around 2:30 Thursday morning because of three people in a car suffering from a drug overdose. Paramedics arrived to the 6500 block of Highway 431 to find three people barely breathing. The paramedics administered Narcan, a drug used to block the effects of opioids, to each patient. Emergency crews say two of the victims immediately came out of their overdose state; a third was […]

  • Huntsville police investigate gas station robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are searching the area of University Drive and Old Monrovia for a man who robbed the Chevron Food Mart. It happened just before 6:00 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators say they don’t know if the man had a weapon or not, but he got away with some cash. Officers describe the robber as a man who stands 6’2″ tall and weighs 220. He has long, curly hair. The man was wearing a long-sleeved green shirt and blue […]

  • Authorities find missing teen accused of assault in wooded area

    MADISON, Ala. – Authorities located a 13-year-old male wanted in connection with an assault just before 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. Madison Police put out an alert for the missing teen in the Burgreen area following a report of an assault to a female at a home in the area. Officers say the assault happened around 10 p.m. Law enforcement say following the assault, the teen fled on a bicycle and rode down Powell Road. A tip led police to the […]

  • Huntsville Police investigate overnight robbery, shooting at car wash

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – One man is in critical condition this morning after a robbery and shooting at a car wash in Huntsville. Police say it happened overnight near the intersection of Winchester Road and Pulaski Pike. Investigators say the victim’s girlfriend told police they were robbed just before 3:30 this morning. Authorities say the man was shot during the incident. His girlfriend drove him to the hospital. Law enforcement officers say the man was in critical condition.

  • Huntsville officers investigate apparent school break-in

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Security officials with Huntsville City Schools called police overnight asking officers to look into three people being seen inside Williams P-8 School. Security officers say they saw the trio on security cameras in the office area. Officers responded around 12:15 a.m. They surrounded the school and called out a K-9 team to search. After the clearing the school, security told the officer people had been coming and going, playing basketball in the gym since 8:00 p.m. HPD […]

  • Huntsville firefighters called to early morning apartment fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Firefighters were called to the Executive Hills apartment complex on Halston Circle around 3:30 this morning. They arrived to find the outside stairs of one building on fire. Firefighters evacuated the residents for about an hour while they put the fire out. We’re told the fire didn’t reach inside the building. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the fire.

  • Police arrest 1, search for another after early-morning chase through Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they have taken the driver of a truck into custody after he led them on an early morning chase. They are still looking for the passenger of the truck who got out mid-chase. The chase started around 3:15 Tuesday morning when a Huntsville Police Officer attempted to pull over a pickup truck on Triana Blvd. Officers say the driver took off. They say he stopped on Leeman Ferry Rd. where he dropped off the […]

  • New Hope Police investigate ‘suspicious’ mobile home fire

    NEW HOPE, Ala. – Investigators are trying to determine who set fire to a mobile home in New Hope overnight. They say the fire is suspicious because no power was going to the building when the fire started. Firefighters arrived to the home in the 400 block of Maple Road after receiving a 911 call about the mobile home being on fire. They arrived to find the structure already burned to the ground. Crews decided to let the fire burn […]

  • 3 teens rescued after getting lost kayaking on the Flint River

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Rescue crews in Madison County helped rescue three kayakers late last night after the teens got lost. The teens said they decided to go kayaking around 5:30 for a short trip, but daylight slipped away. They called 911 around 11:00 saying they were lost on the Flint River. Operators pinged the cell phone to tell rescuers where they could find the trio. Crews only took an hour getting the teens back to dry land. Rescuers say […]

  • Police investigate multiple break-ins in southwest Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating four different burglaries that happened overnight. Two took place at O’Reilly Auto Parts, one off Bob Wallace the other on Jordan Lane. Another happened at a Raceway off Highway 431, and finally at a Family Dollar located off Triana. Officers believe they are all connected, as well as connected to a burglary the Madison County Sheriff’s office is working at another O’Reilly Auto Parts location. That brings the total to five different burglaries […]