Ty Watwood

Ty Watwood is excited to be to be a member of the WHNT News 19 family. He joined the staff in December 2010 as Executive Producer of WHNT News 19 This Morning. Ty is a lifelong resident of Cullman County, and a graduate of Wallace State College in Hanceville and the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He and his family pull for the Crimson Tide!

Before WHNT News 19, Ty worked as a producer for 4 years at FOX6 in Birmingham, and 2 years at NBC13 in Birmingham. While in college, he interned at WHNT News 19.

Ty has been happily married to his wife, Elizabeth, for 6 years. They have an 18 month-old daughter, Madeline. Her favorite show? WHNT News 19 This Morning of course! Otherwise, it has to be Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Ty and his family are members of Hanceville First United Methodist Church, where Ty currently serves as lay leader.

If you have questions, comments, or suggestions about WHNT News 19 This morning, send Ty an email. He loves to hear from WHNT News 19 viewers.

Recent Articles

  • Fire Destroys Home in Limestone County

    Posted on: 2:29 am, August 9, 2013, by

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Fire destroyed a home in Limestone County early Friday morning.  It was actually the second...
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    Fire destroys a home on Elkton Road in Limestone County (photo by Jeff Gray, WHNT News 19)
  • New Car Crash Test Ratings – Is Yours on the Good or Bad List?

    Posted on: 8:02 am, August 8, 2013, by , updated on: 08:21am, August 8, 2013

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released new crash test results for small cars in...
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  • Update: Florence Woman Found, Safe

    Posted on: 8:59 am, August 7, 2013, by , updated on: 10:00am, August 7, 2013

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) — The Florence Police Department says a woman reported missing has been found. Candace Pyland Harrison, 25,...
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    Candace Pyland Harrison (photo source:  Florence Police)
  • President Obama Cancels Visit to Russia Amid NSA Leaker Tensions

    Posted on: 8:29 am, August 7, 2013, by , updated on: 08:46am, August 7, 2013

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama has canceled a visit to Moscow next month for talks with Russian President Vladimir...
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    Edward Snowden is currently in Russia. The country has granted him temporary asylum. (Image Credit:  MGN Online)
  • Teen Dies After Being Shot, Beaten in Decatur

    Posted on: 8:07 am, August 7, 2013, by

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — A teenager was killed just before midnight Tuesday.  According to Decatur Police, the teen was beaten...
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  • George W. Bush Hospitalized for Heart Procedure

    Posted on: 8:39 am, August 6, 2013, by , updated on: 08:45am, August 6, 2013

    (CNN) — Former President George W. Bush, 67, underwent a procedure Tuesday morning to have a stent placed in his...
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  • Deadly Wreck Under Investigation in Marshall County

    Posted on: 5:49 am, August 5, 2013, by , updated on: 06:55am, August 5, 2013

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Alabama State Troopers are investigating a deadly wreck that happened late Sunday night in the...
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  • Wreck Involving Huntsville Police Officer

    Posted on: 5:22 am, August 5, 2013, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Three people, including a Huntsville Police officer, were involved in a wreck late Sunday night. It...
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  • NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Leaves Moscow Airport

    Posted on: 7:04 am, August 1, 2013, by , updated on: 07:05am, August 1, 2013

    (CNN) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s application for political asylum has been approved and he has left a Moscow airport,...
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    Edward Snowden, the man behind of one of the biggest leaks in the history of U.S. intelligence, spoke recently at TED2014. This image is from one of his original interviews revealing secret NSA programs. (Image Credit: CNN)
  • Threat of E. Coli Prompts Nationwide Beef Recall

    Posted on: 6:58 am, August 1, 2013, by

    (CNN) — A Kansas company is recalling about 50,000 pounds of ground beef products over fears of E. coli contamination....
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    Photo: MGN Online
  • Update: Hartselle Shooting Suspect Caught

    Posted on: 6:20 am, July 31, 2013, by and , updated on: 03:06pm, July 31, 2013

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Hartselle Police say the suspect in a shooting Wednesday morning at an Exxon gas station is...
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  • Propane Tank Plant Explodes in Central Florida

    Posted on: 6:16 am, July 30, 2013, by , updated on: 07:32am, July 30, 2013

    (CNN) — Equipment failure and human error likely caused the propane tank cylinders to explode at a central Florida refilling...
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