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Josh Voight is an Executive Producer at WHNT News 19. Josh joined WHNT in June of 2012. He spent the first two years of his career at another Huntsville television station before moving to WHNT.

Josh graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelors degree in Telecommunication and Film.

Josh was born and raised in Huntsville. He graduated from Randolph School in 2005. He's a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers and the Alabama Crimson Tide.


Recent Articles
  • Barricades have been set up outside the federal courthouse in downtown Huntsville. Photo by: Tim Hanson/WHNT News 19

    Huntsville School Board Loses Request to Ignore Citizen Comments

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A federal judge denied the Huntsville school board’s motion to ignore citizen comments made at last week’s two-day desegregation hearing. “It would be unrealistic and unwise for the Court to close its eyes to the impact that the parties’ positions and the Court’s decision have on the Huntsville community,” ruled U.S. District Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala today. Huntsville school attorneys argued the 22 public comments should not be on the record because they were not made […]

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    Judge Sets Bond for Huntsville Man Accused of Killing 3-Year-Old Son

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Madison County judge set bond for Maurice Cartwright who is accused of choking and killing his 3-year-old son. Judge Claude Hundley set Cartwright’s bond at $400,000 with certain conditions.  He must submit to electronic monitoring and pay for the expense associated with it.  He must also report to the Madison County Probation Office weekly.  Judge Hundley also ordered that Cartwright must live with his mother. Cartwright has not posted the bail and remains in the Madison County Jail. […]

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    Hazel Green Man Pleads Guilty to 2013 Lex Drive Murder

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Michael Shawn Pierce Fletcher pleaded guilty to murder in connection with the 2013 shooting death of Charles Swinford Friday. Fletcher, 25, of Hazel Green, shot and killed Swinford inside his mobile home on Lex Drive in Huntsville on May 15, 2013. Fletcher will spend 25 years in jail, with credit for time served.

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    Attorneys File Motion to Prevent Enforcement of AAA Ruling

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – Attorneys for the state of Alabama filed a motion to stay an order that blocked the Alabama Accountability Act Wednesday. The attorneys state they believe the “Court’s order was wrong.”  They want the court to prevent the order from taking effect during the appeal process. Montgomery County Circuit Judge Gene Reese on Wednesday ruled the school choice law unconstitutional and issued an injunction that would keep families from taking advantage of the tax credits and scholarships offered […]

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    Judge Declares Alabama Accountability Act Unconstitutional

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge declared the Alabama Accountability Act unconstitutional on Wednesday. Judge Eugene Reese says the 2013 law violates the Alabama Constitution’s requirement for the Legislature to have only one subject in a bill. Read the ruling: Judge Declares Alabama Accountability Act Unconstitutional The law provided tax credits for parents who transferred their students out of failing public schools to private schools. The judge’s ruling applied his decision prospectively, so as not to affect tax credits made […]

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    Mario Kart 8 Review

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Mario Kart 8 could be the system-selling title Nintendo’s Wii U needs.  The latest entry puts even more polish on a great formula to make a great game. Customization is a huge part of the Mario Kart 8 formula.  New karts, parts, and characters are unlocked at a dizzying pace.  You always feel like you’re moving ahead in Mario Kart 8.  Nearly every Grand Prix success nets you a new unlockable item. Some games bog you […]

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    UPDATE: I-65 Lane Reopens After Closure From Sinkhole

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – It was a rough start to Memorial Day weekend travel plans for thousands of motorists stuck for hours in bumper to bumper traffic on I-65 due to a sinkhole that developed Friday afternoon. Traffic was backed up on I-65 southbound from Hartselle to Priceville with some drivers reporting delays of almost an hour and a half. The sinkhole formed  just south Exit 328 on the inside southbound lane of I-65.  Traffic is currently at a complete […]

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    5-Year-Old Laid to Rest After Hampton Cove Accident

    OWENS CROSS ROADS, Ala. (WHNT) – Several hundred people turned out for Micah Brown’s funeral where family, friends and the community said goodbye to the 5-year-old. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon for Micah at Whitesburg Baptist Church. People who attended were encouraged by the family to wear the color blue because it was Micah’s favorite color. He also enjoyed wearing rubber rain boots.  So, his family also said it was perfectly acceptable for people to wear rain boots to the funeral […]

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    Court Documents Reveal New Allegations Against Guntersville Soccer Coach

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Court documents reveal new allegations against Guntersville High School volunteer soccer coach David Barrow. A district criminal complaint against co-defendant Kristian Griffin was released Thursday morning.  It states there was intent to transport the victim, who was under the age of 12, to Barrow’s home.  It goes on to say Griffin intended to allow Barrow to take nude photographs of the child and have sexual contact with the victim. David Jacobs Barrow was arrested Friday after […]

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    UPDATE: Church Members Launch Fundraising Campaign For Victims Of Fatal Wreck

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a wreck that killed a child and seriously injured two others.  It happened Monday afternoon in Hampton Cove, right in front of Hampton Cove Elementary School. Micah Brown, 5, died when an 18-wheeler on Old Highway 431 struck the GMC Yukon the family was riding in on the passenger side, according to a website set up by friends of the family. The child’s mother, Ryann Brown, was driving the SUV, which held […]

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    Former Morgan County Deputy Arrested for Walmart Shooting Wants Hearing

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A former Morgan County Sheriff’s deputy facing charges in connection with a shooting at a Huntsville Walmart wants a preliminary hearing. Brian Fulford is charged with second-degree assault for an incident on April 15.  Witnesses say Fulford, off duty at the time, fired a shot at a man in the parking lot. the man, David Horton, had arrest warrants in Morgan County. He was treated at Huntsville Hospital and then released, and arrested and taken to […]

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    Fort Payne Student Competing In Doodle 4 Google Contest

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) – With a drawing depicting a cure for cancer, an eighth grader at Fort Payne Middle School is Alabama’s winner in the Doodle 4 Google contest. Ansley Grider will compete against 49 other state winners to see her artwork displayed on the Google homepage and receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for her school. Five national finalists will be determined by public voting.  To vote for Ansley click this link. from April 29 […]