Bobby joined the WHNT News 19 team in October 2018 as a digital producer/reporter. Bobby comes to Huntsville from St. Louis, Missouri, and is excited to be in the Rocket City.

Bobby is a recent graduate of Saint Louis University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in meteorology, with a minor in communication.

During his time at SLU, Bobby served in various capacities on and off the air with SLU-TV, as well as rounding out his media involvement by working with KSLU radio and as Sports Editor with The University News. Between covering weather, protests, sports, anchoring, and even new logos and buildings on campus, Bobby stayed busy, and gained plenty of experience and skills that he is excited to bring to the Tennessee Valley.

Bobby also interned with KSDK in St. Louis, Missouri.

In his spare time, you can usually find Bobby all over town seeing everything Huntsville has to offer, finding new favorite restaurants, and helping make Huntsville a better place to live for everyone.

If you see Bobby out and about, feel free to say hi! In addition to news tips, Bobby is always looking for ways to develop deeper roots in the community. If you have any suggestions, feel free to email him at bobby.stilwell@whnt.com, follow him on Instagram and Twitter: @stilwellwhnt, or add him on Facebook: Bobby Stilwell WHNT.


Recent Articles
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    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Planning to make a splash and have some fun at the Hartselle Aquatic Center next summer? If so, this one-day sale on season passes and souvenir cups is for you. 2020 season passes will be sold at a 30% discount on Tuesday, December 10 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Civic Center. Each household can buy the first season pass for $70 and additional passes for $35 each with the discount. Passes will be valid from May […]

  • Scammers targeting Decatur Utilities customers

    DECATUR, Ala. – The classic scam is back. Saturday, Decatur Utilities said several customers received phone calls from someone demanding immediate payment to avoid a power shutoff. However, in a twist, the scammer said they were with Huntsville Utilities. DU reminded customers to hang up on those callers and further stated neither utility calls customers to threaten a power shutoff if they don’t pay immediately over the phone.

  • Federal government investing $24 million for two north Alabama road projects

    FLORENCE AND MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Two north Alabama road projects are getting a boost from the federal government. The $24 million grants are part of a $900 million program funding projects with significant local or regional areas. In Florence, a 1.5-mile stretch of U.S. 72 will be widened from four to six lanes, with concrete curbs and gutters the entire length. The stretch lies between two existing areas of six-lane roadway. In Madison County, 2.5 miles of Blake Bottom […]

  • YOUR PHOTOS: Wintry mix glazes Tennessee Valley Tuesday morning

      Here are some more viewer photos: Viewers across the Tennessee Valley needed the ice scrapers Tuesday morning – sleet fell and froze to cars and decks overnight. Did you need the scrapers Tuesday morning? Send us pictures on Facebook, Twitter, through our apps, or email them to us at photo@whnt.com.

  • Skating in the Park opens Friday with free hot chocolate, popcorn, and skates

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Lace up those skates, because Skating in the Park is back for its eighth year! The festivities kick off on Friday, November 15 outside the Huntsville Museum of Art. Skating starts at 4 p.m. with multiple perks until 5 p.m.: Free popcorn and hot chocolate Free skate rental Anna and Elsa will be in the Rocket City On top of this, the first 25 skaters get free museum passes and will be entered into a drawing for […]

  • Scammers targeting Huntsville Utilities business customers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities advised customers not to fall for a classic scam call. According to a Nextdoor post, scammers were calling customers, saying they will be disconnected if they don’t pay with a prepaid card within a set amount of time. While businesses were the main target, HU stated some residential customers were receiving the calls as well. HU reminded customers to hang up if they get a call like this and to call the Customer Information Center […]

  • Scammers impersonating Madison Police, demanding money to avoid arrest

    MADISON, Ala. – Scammers have been impersonating the Madison Police Department. In a Nextdoor post, Madison Police described the scam as one in which the scammer calls a victim claiming to be a Madison Police employee with a warrant for the victim’s arrest for failing to appear in a court case. To avoid arrest, the scammer demands a sum of money, in the form of a gift card, a green dot card, or another electronic method of transferring money. Madison […]

  • Capital One resolves technical glitches – on payday

    Friday at 2:11 p.m. Capital One said in a tweet that they resolved the technical issues that were impacting customer’s accounts. The technical issues impacting some of our services have been resolved. If you continue to experience any difficulties, please reach out to us. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. — Capital One (@AskCapitalOne) November 1, 2019 The company confirmed the technical issues in a tweet, saying the issues started around 8 a.m. on Friday. The issues also extended to […]

  • Planters NUTmobile heads to Downtown Huntsville Library

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Move over, Weinermobile! There’s a new traveling billboard in town. Planters brought the NUTmobile to Huntsville for Halloween. Trick or treaters at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library got to meet a nutty character this morning. The NUTmobile and Mr. Peanut made a special appearance on Thursday. They put on a puppet show and showed off some smooth moves for all the children who attended. This was their second appearance in Huntsville this week. The NUTmobile has been […]

  • UAH, ALDOT team up to offer free highway construction training

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The University of Alabama in Huntsville is partnering with the Alabama Department of Transportation to host free training in highway construction. The training program will give anyone interested the chance to obtain credentials for NCCER Heavy Highway Construction Level 1. UAH said trends show road investments will continue trending upward, meaning there will be a high demand for skilled workers with necessary skills and credentials to build highways. NCCER’s program is targeted toward minorities, women, veterans, and […]

  • Thursday morning school bus delays in Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Some Limestone County Schools buses have been rerouted or delayed due to weather in the area. As of 7:45 a.m., Limestone County Schools has tweeted about three routes that have been affected. Tanner Bus 85 was running 40 minutes behind due to a tree blocking a road. Update: Tanner bus 85 is rolling but is about 40 minutes late this morning due to tree blocking road. pic.twitter.com/p0loBduVMX — LCS for Kids! (@LCSforKids) October 31, 2019 Clements/Blue […]

  • Power restored after Thursday morning outage affects north Huntsville, UAH

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Power was out across parts of northwest Huntsville Thursday morning. According to a tweet from Huntsville Utilities, power was lost around 6:40 a.m. in an area between University Drive south to I-565, and Research Park Boulevard east to Jordan Lane. A second outage included the area of University Drive south to I-565 and from Sparkman Drive east to Memorial Parkway. The outage also included part of the UAH campus. HU Crews are also responding to additional affected […]

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