Alicia Esteban joined WHNT News 19 as a producer and multimedia journalist in October 2012.
Alicia is a Canadian-born Spaniard. She was born in Burlington, Canada but quickly moved to the Sunshine State. Her family then relocated a few years later to Venezuela. They didn’t move back to Orlando, Florida until the middle of her freshman year in high school.
A lacrosse and academic scholarship recipient, Alicia graduated from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida, where she double majored in Communications and French, with a Spanish minor.
As well as English, she is also fluent in Spanish and French.
In her spare time, Alicia coaches middle school girls lacrosse. She is also an avid hockey and soccer fan, enjoys traveling, photography, keeping active and spending time with friends and family.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week, we Pay It Forward to Tami Tubell. She is a Volunteer and Amtryke Program Manager at the Huntsville Tennessee Valley Ambucs. If you would like to nominate someone for a Pay It Forward, contact WHNT News 19.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police Department responded to a robbery call at the Whitesburg Drive Fuel City. It happened just before 9:30p.m. near Superior Ave. The clerk was outside on a smoke break when a suspect pointed a gun at him and ordered him back into the store. The clerk then gave the suspect cash from the register. The suspect took off on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk was unharmed. WHNT News 19 has crew […]
This week, WHNT News 19’s Greg Screws, Clarissa McClain and producer Alicia Esteban will try to live on $1.50 a day. It’s the U.S. equivalent of the extreme poverty line. Live Below the Line is a challenge for everyday people to live on the equivalent of the extreme poverty line for five days. It is an initiative of The Global Poverty Project, whose mission is to increase the number and effectiveness of people taking action against extreme poverty. Friday, May […]
ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week’s Pay It Forward gives us a chance to brag on some teenagers in the Tennessee Valley and in particular, one young lady from Albertville. Mollie sees a need for shoes for many children in and around Albertville and is taking action to fill that need. She has organized “Aggie Day Without Shoes” At Albertville High School on April 16th. If you would like to buy a t-shirt for $10 or make a donation to […]
FYFFE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week’s Pay It Forward features a man who has truly dedicated his life to helping the young people on Sand Mountain. Don Brown is a school bus driver and also works at Bruce’s Foodland in Fyffe. That’s before he does all of his volunteer work. He has seen 83 of his troop members become Eagle Scouts. Don Brown has also been battling melanoma cancer and was just recently declared cancer free. If you would like […]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KSWB) – Born in San Francisco and put up for adoption at the age of three – Griffin was placed in the foster care of Charles and Lisa Harris, along with their two biological sons. “I wanted to be treated like a real son. Their sons got spanked and I didn’t,” said Griffin. Two weeks later – and two months before he was to be adopted – he met with social workers who packed his things, put […]
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – This week, we Pay It Forward to a husband and wife who have committed their lives to helping children in need of a loving family. The Hammond family has an account set up with ‘Adopt Together,’ an organization which allows people to make tax deductible donations to help with adoption expenses. They are also planning to travel to China in May to bring home their newest family members, Julia and John Thomas. If you would […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WXIN) – An 18-year-old Indianapolis teen is now gainfully employed after starting a 10 mile journey for a job interview. Jhaqueil Reagan was making a long trek in cold weather, when he had a chance encounter with the owner of Papa Roux Cajun cooking. Owner Art Bouvier gave the teen a ride and then decided to give him a job at the restaurant after seeing his commitment to getting a job by walking for miles in the snow. […]
FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KDVR) – Inside her Colorado Springs home, surrounded by painted walls in her favorite color, you get a tiny glimpse into the soul of Coy Mathis. “I got my girl scout pin”, said Mathis as she played in her bedroom. It’s a view shared by her since she was born. Jeremy and Kathryn Mathis saw things, heard things, that told them Coy was different. “(She liked) anything pink and sparkly,” said Coy’s mother. “We noticed at 18 months.” […]
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19’s Robert Reeves Pays It Forward to a woman who is disabled, but doesn’t let that stop her from helping others. Amy Carter has cerebral palsy, but that hasn’t stopped her from raising thousands of dollars for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. If you would like to nominate someone for a Pay It Forward, contact WHNT News 19.