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
  • Power restored after TVA maintenance causes disruption to 30,000 Huntsville Utilities customers

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Multiple power outages have been reported across Madison County. HU said they were aware of the outages and said a TVA issue is to blame. Huntsville Police said multiple stoplights were out across the city and reminded drivers to treat all dark stoplights as four-way intersections. Huntsville Utilities is aware of multiple power outages impacting customers throughout the service area. Our initial reports are that the cause is related to a TVA issue. As more information […]

  • Red Cross encouraging eligible donors to help restock blood supply

    The American Red Cross is facing a blood shortage and needs help to restock the blood supply. While donors of all blood types are needed, the Red Cross said Type O donors (just seven percent of the population) are needed the most. Type O blood is the most transfused blood type and is what hospital staff reach for in an emergency situation where blood type can’t be easily determined. Appointments for upcoming blood drives can be made using the Red […]

  • Muscle Shoals Police, Fire phones down

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The phone lines for Muscle Shoals Police and Fire were down Monday morning. According to a tweet from the police department, AT&T was working to fix the problem. In the meantime, Muscle Shoals Police said to call 911 for assistance. The Police Department and Fire Department phone lines are down. AT&T is working to correct the problem. Please call 911 for assistance and they will dispatch our officers. We will update when the lines are working. […]

  • National Weather Service holding FREE storm spotter training in Lawrence County Thursday

    MOULTON, Ala. – If you want to be an official SKYWARN storm spotter, the National Weather Service is hosting the first of several spring classes. The first class will be held Thursday, January 23 at the Lawrence County Emergency Operations Center in Moulton. The class starts at 6 p.m. Our first SKYWARN Spotter Class will be conducted THIS Thursday, January 23, 2020 in Lawrence County. The class will be held at the Lawrence County EOC in Moulton at 6 PM. […]

  • Marshall County Sheriff’s Office arrests man for burglary, sexual contact

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Monday on multiple charges. Deputies said they went to a house on Shirt Tail Bend Road after a grand jury indicted Edward Lewis Cox. Cox ran away when he saw deputies, U.S. Marshals, and a K9 from Huntsville Police approach the house, fleeing into some nearby woods. Law enforcement pursued Cox into the woods; he emerged after law enforcement commanded him to come out and was arrested without […]

  • Power restored after Tuesday morning outage in Madison County

    UPDATE: HU said power was restored by 6:20 a.m. MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities crews were called to a power outage Tuesday morning. At 5:20 a.m., HU said customers from Highway 72 south to Hampton Cove and Highway 431 east to Rock Cut Road were affected. The area encompasses parts of South Huntsville and Gurley. Crews were working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. The cause wasn’t known, but HU stated it was likely related to […]

  • Power restored to parts of Madison after Sunday morning outage

    UPDATE: Power was restored by 8:30 a.m. MADISON, Ala. – Parts of Madison were in the dark Sunday morning. According to Huntsville Utilities, areas of the city from Capshaw Road south to Eastview Drive and Wall Triana Highway east to Jeff Road had no power. Crews were dispatched around 7:50 a.m. and HU said the cause was unknown. Service has been restored to the majority of customers in the previously reported area. Anyone still experiencing a service-related issue should call […]

  • YOUR PHOTOS: 2020 starts off with magnificent sunrise

    Several viewers were up early on New Year’s Day and caught pictures of the sunrise. Did you get an early start to 2020 and catch the sunrise? If you did, send us your pictures on Facebook, Twitter, email or through our apps!

  • Curious about organ donation? Here’s what you need to know

    With a float in this year’s Rose Bowl parade celebrating organ donation, there are a lot of questions many have about the process and why they should donate their organs. Legacy of Hope, the Alabama organ donation alliance, said over 1,400 Alabama residents are waiting for a life-saving transplant, with 471 lives saved in 2018. 2.9 million residents across the state are on the registry. Can I become an organ donor? The federal government organ donation website, Organdonor.gov, says anyone […]

  • Main phone line working again at Madison County Jail

    UPDATE: The main phone line was restored at 12:30 p.m. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The main phone line was down Sunday morning at the Madison County Jail. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said the main phone number – (256) 519-4800 – wasn’t working. While the line is down, the Sheriff’s Office said to use (256) 519-4085 or (256) 519-4086 to reach the jail. **UPDATE**The main facility's telephone number is fully operational at this time. Should you have any inmate inquiries, you […]

  • First annual CRAFTmas tournament teaches skills, healthy competition

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Minecraft and Christmas? It may sound like an unusual combination, but it’s one that played out well for the Video Game Design Club. Kids and a few adults competed in the first annual CRAFTmas tournament in early December, with their eyes on a prize – Cash! No matter what device the competitors used, they were building more than just something creative; Lead Instructor Carl Holden said they were building real life skills. “There‚Äôs very few places that […]

  • Farm Burger hosting Wednesday fundraiser for Officer Clardy Memorial Fund

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A local restaurant will be giving part of its revenue to Officer Billy Clardy III’s Memorial Fund. From 11 a.m-9 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, Farm Burger will be donating 15% of the day’s revenue to Clardy’s Memorial Fund. Clardy, a 14-year veteran of Huntsville Police, was shot Dec. 6 during a STAC operation in Huntsville, dying from his injuries later that night. Before joining Huntsville Police, Clardy served in the U.S. Army, later joining the Fayetteville, […]

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