Tim Hanson

Tim Hanson is a morning reporter and photographer at WHNT News 19. He is originally from Tolna, North Dakota, but has lived all over the country because of his time in the military.

Tim joined the United States Army in 2001, where he got his first taste of storytelling as a broadcast journalist in the 19th Public Affairs Detachment. His time in the service took him around the world including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

After an honorable discharge from the Army in 2007, Tim attended the University of Texas at Arlington where he received his Bachelors of Communications degree.

Tim started at WHNT News 19 as a director in 2009, but has since transitioned to a photographer and morning reporter.

In his free time, Tim enjoys hanging out with his wife, Kim, and their chihuahua, Peewee.

Recent Articles

  • Pictures: Storm Damage in Fort Payne

    Posted on: 7:02 am, February 21, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:19am, February 21, 2014

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) – These are pictures of severe storm damage in Fort Payne, near Gault Avenue and 55th...
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  • Teen Driver Goes off Bridge; Plunges into Flint River

    Posted on: 8:53 am, February 7, 2013, by , and , updated on: 06:18pm, February 7, 2013

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A student on the way to Buckhorn High School went off a bridge and into...
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    Photo by Tim Hanson, WHNT News 19
  • Family, Four Cats Escape House Fire in Madison County

    Posted on: 7:07 am, January 29, 2013, by , and , updated on: 07:58am, January 29, 2013

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A home in western Madison County caught fire Tuesday morning.  The home is at the...
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  • Mobile Home In Hazel Green Burns

    Posted on: 9:06 am, June 26, 2012, by and

    Firefighters responded to a mobile home fire in Hazel Green on Tuesday morning. The fire was reported at 117 Matts...
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    Fire trucks are positioned along Matts Way in Hazel Green. (Tim Hanson, WHNT News 19)