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Bobby joined the WHNT News 19 team in October 2018 as a digital producer/multimedia journalist. 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
  • Heavy rain, hail falls across the Tennessee Valley Tuesday night

    Tuesday’s heavy rain brought several reports of hail and wind damage across the Tennessee Valley. If you can safely send us pictures, please submit them below.  

  • Six Flags Over Georgia holding job fair Saturday

    AUSTELL, Ga. – Six Flags over Georgia is holding a job fair Saturday, February 23. The theme park will hold interviews for positions from entry-level to management roles. The park will hold on-the-spot interviews for positions in: Admissions Aquatics Culinary/Catering Entertainment Games/Attractions Human Resources Park Service Retail Rides Interviews will also be held for specialty positions in: Security Warehouse Will Call Cash Control/Finance Applicants should apply online at sixflagsjobs.com before attending the job fair, which will run from 10 a.m […]

  • Burger restaurant to open first Alabama location in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Another restaurant is opening its first Alabama location at Times Plaza. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar will be bringing its menu to the Rocket City in fall 2019. The restaurant, which started in 2007 with a location in Charlotte, N.C., bills itself as a restaurant that “elevates the standard beer and burger to a whole new level.” A #nacho unlike any other nacho. 💥 pic.twitter.com/cZ3bArKyHl — Bad Daddy's Burger Bar (@BadDaddysBurger) January 30, 2019 The restaurant makes all […]

  • Authorities working to identify man found dead in field

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police are working to determine the identity of a man found dead in a field. Monday afternoon, police were notified the man’s body was in a field behind the American Inn on Highway 31. The Department of Forensic Sciences is working to identify the man and determine the cause of death. Authorities do not suspect foul play at this time.

  • Investigators recover safe and stolen weapons at Crossville home

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Three people were arrested during a gun theft investigation in Crossville. Thursday, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies received reports of several guns stolen in Crossville. Investigators went to a home where they believed a suspect was staying. Investigators said they noticed a safe matching the description of one stolen at the same time as the guns. Deputies said they searched the home and found the stolen guns, along with several items of drug paraphernalia. Zachary McClendon, 25, […]

  • Marshall County EMA advising public to be prepared for possible flooding

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – With the possibility of flooding next week, the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency issued an advisory Sunday afternoon. The EMA advises all people living along the Paint Rock River system to prepare for flooding and road closures. Advisories were also issued for several groups of people near the Port of Guntersville. Marina Owners: Plan now for rising River Levels. Secure boats accordingly, notify people living on boats, secure gas pumps & docks. Camp Ground Owners: Notify […]

  • Endangered salamander successfully captured in Bankhead

    BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST, Ala. – A group of biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alabama Power Company, and USDA Forest Service trapped successfully trapped a Black Warrior Waterdog. The salamander is an endangered species native to the Black Warrior River basin. The group said they plan to learn more about the species and its habitats in the national forest.

  • Escaped work release inmate re-captured in Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – An inmate who escaped from work-release on Monday has been recaptured after he walked off from his job site on Monday. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Joseph Davis is back in custody Tuesday night. Wednesday, they told us they tracked him to a home in the Piney Chapel community. Davis now faces charges of escape. His has a bond set at $25,000, but isn’t eligible to be released on bond because of the sentence he […]

  • Dallas-based chicken restaurant coming to Huntsville this summer

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Dallas-based chicken and custard restaurant will open its first location outside Dallas in the Rocket City later this year. Super Chix, coming to the Times Plaza development, bills itself as “a premium, fast-casual dining experience.” Since it began in 2014, the restaurant has expanded to five locations in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area, serving an entirely made-to-order menu with toppings free from MSG and GMOs, as well as house-made sauces. Besides its chicken, the restaurant also […]

  • Man held on $400K bond for multiple charges including kidnapping and rape

    DECATUR, Ala. – A man is facing several charges in Decatur after a woman reported an assault on Tuesday. Decatur Police responded to Hardee’s on 6th Avenue where a woman had called 911 after she said she was assaulted at another location. Police said the woman had multiple cuts on her head and she was immediately taken to the hospital. Authorities said their preliminary investigation identified Rodney Brown as the person who assaulted the victim. Police arrested Brown a short […]

  • Missing man from Decatur has been located

    DECATUR, Ala. – The man, last seen in Decatur, has been safely located. Decatur Police reported Aaron Gene Welker, 26, has been missing since Friday, February 8 around 8 p.m. Authorities said Welker walked out of a home on Cardinal Drive and was last seen wearing a black jacket, Levi’s jeans, and red Vans shoes. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sean Mukaddam at (256) 341-4617 or smukaddam@decatur-al.gov.

  • Limestone County deputies searching for escaped inmate

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Limestone County sheriff’s deputies say an inmate out on work release walked off from his shift at Cast Products, Inc. on Monday. Deputies used a helicopter and tracking dogs to look for Joseph Lee Davis along Highway 127. CPI is less than a mile away from the sheriff’s office. “Work release inmates have more leeway than people who are here. Even more so than a lot of our trustees, because they’re going to and from a […]

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