Hunter Drinkard

Hunter Drinkard joined the News 19 team in February of 2021 as a Multimedia Journalist.

A native of Mobile and a graduate of UAB, Hunter is excited to now call the Rocket City home. He joins WHNT after spending time working as a news producer at CBS42 in Birmingham and in public affairs for the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC. Hunter is looking forward to telling the stories that matter to people in the Tennessee Valley.

In his free time, Hunter enjoys running, working out at CrossFit Huntsville, listening to true crime podcasts, and taking his dog Lucy to the park.

You can catch Hunter weekdays on News 19 This Morning from 6-7am and on North Alabama’s CW from 7-9am. He also anchors News 19 at Noon on Thursdays and serves as a fill-in producer from time to time.

Have a story suggestion? Email Hunter at hunter.drinkard@whnt.com.

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