Michelle Stark

Michelle Stark is a morning anchor and technology correspondent for WHNT News 19. She and her husband are also new parents, excited to be living in Huntsville and experiencing The South's legendary hospitality!

Michelle anchors weekdays from 4:30 - 7:00 a.m. on WHNT News 19. She also showcases must-see websites, apps, gadgets, emerging technologies and social media trends.

As an Emmy® Award-winning broadcast journalist with a decade of experience, Michelle brings a lot to the team.

In 2011, she was nominated for an Emmy® Award for a series of reports on technology in schools across the Tennessee Valley. That same year, the Alabama Associated Press Broadcasters Association also named her "Best News Anchor."

Previously, Michelle was a morning anchor and technology reporter for KIVI-TV in Boise, Idaho. While there, she was honored more than a dozen times for her writing, features and investigative work.

Michelle graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in International Relations and got her start in the industry as an anchor, reporter and producer at the ABC affiliate in Lansing, Michigan. She also spent time early in her career working as an intern/researcher in Washington D.C. for ABC's "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings."

In 2013, Michelle and her husband welcomed their first child - a baby girl. You can check out Michelle's baby blog @ michellestarkbabyblog.wordpress.com to follow her journey, or share your advice and insights!

When Michelle manages to get a quick break from the thrills (and spills) of parenting, she loves reading, video games, chowing down on fondue and artsy-crafty projects. As a Detroit native, Michelle also loves to cheer for that city's sports teams and, obviously, Spartan basketball!

Have a story idea for Michelle? Email her at michelle.stark@whnt.com. You can also send her a tech tip on the interwebs via Facebook or Twitter @mstarktweets!

Recent Articles

  • Update: Dog in Good Condition After Dragging ‘Accident’, Case to go to Grand Jury

    Posted on: 11:26 am, March 17, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:19pm, March 17, 2014

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison County Sheriff’s investigators have located the driver of a truck spotted dragging a dog...
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    A viewer photo sent to WHNT News 19, allegedly showing the "dog dragging" incident on Friday, March 14th.
  • NCAA bracket set, Here’s the 1-68 seeding order

    Posted on: 4:44 am, March 17, 2014, by

    The NCAA college basketball tournament bracket is set, with SEC champ Florida getting the overall #1 slot. Here’s the official...
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    (Image Credit: CBSSports.com)
  • Looking for St. Patty’s Day fun? Here’s a mobile game for you

    Posted on: 4:30 am, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 11:38am, March 14, 2014

    Looking for a digital distraction on this St. Patrick’s Day? Head on over to the Apple App Store and download...
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    A screenshot of Clover Catch for Apple mobile devices. (Image Credit: © Keilani Software LLC)
  • One year after his election, Pope Francis has brought air of change

    Posted on: 4:40 am, March 13, 2014, by

    (CBS News) CHICAGO – Thursday marks the anniversary of the Vatican conclave that gave the world perhaps the most unexpected...
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    (Image Credit: CBS News)
  • Need help finding Girl Scout Cookies? Here you go…

    Posted on: 4:30 am, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 09:26am, March 12, 2014

    It’s Girl Scout cookie season… and if you’re still trying to find your favorites we’re here to help. For help...
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    (Image Credit: Girlscouts.org)
  • Secret, Whisper apps highlight desire for anonymous sharing

    Posted on: 6:11 am, March 12, 2014, by

    (CBS News) – Forget about frictionless sharing. People are turning to anonymous messaging apps to speak freely. We take a...
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    (Image Credit: CBS News via CBSNews.com)
  • Death row inmate released after 30 years

    Posted on: 4:52 am, March 12, 2014, by

    30 years behind bars, mostly on death row. Now a Louisiana man, Glenn Ford, is free. Tuesday night Ford left the...
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    Glenn Ford is now a free man. (Image Credit: CBS News & CBSNews.com)
  • Alabama Securities Commission Issues “Investor Alert” Addressing Bitcoin, Iraqi Dinar

    Posted on: 2:24 am, March 12, 2014, by

    The Alabama Securities Commission will release the following “investor alert” statewide on Wednesday, March 12th. In response to a WHNT...
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    The ASC warns of risks to investors in Iraqi dinar with a new "investor alert."
  • Iraqi Dinar Investment: Smart Move or Scam?

    Posted on: 9:38 am, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 09:22am, March 12, 2014

    (ALBERTVILLE, Ala.) – The claims are pretty amazing. Invest in Iraq’s currency – called the dinar – and you could...
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  • Pentagon wants to slash subsidies to base commissaries

    Posted on: 4:48 am, March 10, 2014, by

    (CBS News) WASHINGTON – American military families learned this week they may be taking on more of the burden of...
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    (Image Credit: CBS News)
  • Plunging mall traffic is killing some restaurants and stores

    Posted on: 5:23 am, March 7, 2014, by

    (CBS News) - Shopping malls are slowly turning into ghost towns, and that’s taking a toll on the stores and...
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    (Image Credit: Coolcaesar @ Wikimedia Commons via MGN Online)
  • What does your name say about your politics? Find out here

    Posted on: 4:30 am, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 08:36am, March 4, 2014

    What does your name reveal about your politics? Democratic modeling and analytic firm Clarity Campaign Labs decided to find out....
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