Lisa Screws is the assignment manager for WHNT News 19. She grew up in Arab, Alabama and is a proud graduate of the University of Alabama.

Lisa has worked as a news producer for 25 years in markets in Birmingham, Richmond, and Huntsville.

Lisa also has experience teaching broadcasting classes at the high school and college level.

She has a daughter who is also a Bama grad and now works in the Athletic Department there.

Lisa has two rambunctious dogs who provide lots of entertainment.

Recent Articles
  • Study suggests Alabama could see fights during Black Friday sales

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Your trip to the mall could leave you with a shopping injury.  A new study shows Alabama is one of the most dangerous states for Black Friday shopping. The blog Estately ranks our state as the third most dangerous for Black Friday shoppers.  Arkansas is ranked number one, followed by Tennessee at number 2.  Louisiana and Missouri round out the top 5. The findings come from ranking each of the 50 states on Facebook users’ interest in […]

  • More renovations for Big Spring Park

    (HUNTSVILLE Ala.) – Visitors to downtown Huntsville will see more changes underway at Big Spring Park.  Sections of Big Spring Park East are closed to correct drainage problems and repair sidewalks.  The work is needed because of an old road that runs under that section of the park.  It’s been leaking and plants have grown up there, causing problems with the sidewalks.  City crews will use this opportunity to resurface the new sidewalks with brick paver borders. New benches are […]

  • At least 150 reportedly killed in “coordinated attacks” in Paris

    PARIS (CNN) — On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists — some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them — attacked sites throughout the French capital and at the stadium where the soccer match was underway. Scores were killed in the coordinated attacks late Friday, leaving a nation in mourning and the world […]

  • Getting Your Summer Garden Ready for Winter

    Now’s the time to get rid of the dead and dying summer plants in your garden and get it prepped for fall plants.

  • Garden Tips: Geraniums

    (WHNT) – Geraniums definitely add bright colors to your garden. They come most often in red, white, pink, and coral and do very well in full sun. George Bennett of Bennett Nurseries says geraniums are the world’s most popular potted plant.  Geraniums do well in good drainage, and thrive with fertilizer. Bennett suggests you keep the dead blooms picked off, going all the way down to the bottom of the stem, and you’ll get many more blooms throughout the summer.

  • Tools for Teachers: Jennifer Brandon

    This week’s Tools for Teachers recipient is Hollywood School Kindergarten teacher Jennifer Branden.

  • Video of the Day Clydesdale Commercial

  • Video of the Day: Dolphin Rodeo

    This video is from the coast of southern California.  Approximately 1,000 dolphins raced each other alongside a boat – really cool to see in person!

  • Tools for Teachers: Abbie Thomas

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT) – Meet Abbie Thomas, a kindergarten teacher at Arab Primary School.

  • Tools for Teachers: Joey Haymon

    SYLVANIA, Ala. (WHNT) – Joey Haymon teaches Agriculture at Sylvania High School.

  • Tools for Teachers Greg Martin

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Greg Martin teaches at Madison County High School

  • Kids to Love at Landers McClarty