Caitlan Dallas joined WHNT News 19 in June of 2016. Originally from the Lone Star state, Caitlan has made her home in Alabama for the last four years, as a student at the University of Alabama. Roll Tide!
Caitlan graduated from UA in May of 2016, with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication and Film. While in school, Caitlan worked as weekend reporter and producer with WVUA 23 News.
Caitlan is excited to make Huntsville her new home, and is looking forward to becoming a part of the community. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, reading a good book, and watching any and all live music.
Caitlan is passionate about meeting new people and telling their stories. Her love of news stems from her love of talking, so if you see her out and about don’t be afraid to say hello!
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Kwanzaa is coming up, and there’s a community event happening to help you get involved. Kwanzaa is celebrated December 26th through January 1st, based on the first fruit of the harvest and seven principles, including Umoja (Unity). Here in Huntsville, you can join in the 5th annual Kwanzaa celebration at the Richard Showers Center on Friday, December 29th. It will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. There will be food, music, a candle lighting ceremony, and […]
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — The clock continues to count down for both candidates in Alabama’s U.S Senate Race. The Doug Jones campaign has made a last-minute push to target minority voters, however, some people were not impressed. If Doug Jones’ latest campaign flyer push was trying to get people’s attention, Delores Baker said it worked. “I saw this part of it, and I thought it was funny. We’ve all seen memes like this, and I just thought it was to […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A week out from the Alabama U.S Senate election and candidates are campaigning harder than ever. But, Secretary of State John Merrill told WHNT News 19 on Tuesday that he projects voter turnout to be between 20%-25%. Candidates Roy Moore and Doug Jones have run very different campaigns. Jones tends to favor campaign stops at fish fry’s or tailgating at the Iron Bowl. Places where he talks to women, and college students in Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, and Montgomery, and […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — For week’s there has been back and forth from Roy Moore over whether or not he knows the women who have come forward. On Monday, a Washington Post story published new evidence alleging Moore did, in fact, know at least one of the women who claims they dated when she was a teenager. After sexual misconduct allegations surfaced against Alabama U.S Senate candidate Roy Moore, he called in to the Sean Hannity radio show on November 12th. There […]
MADISON, Ala. — Santa Claus is coming to town! In fact, he’s already made an appearance at the 10th annual Bob Jones High School Breakfast With Santa, hosted by the BJHS cheerleaders. “It is a fundraiser to help the cheerleaders go on their nationals trip, but we like to see it more as community service. They’re really reaching out to the community, spending time with children in the Madison area, and just really loving on them for this holiday season,” […]
DECATUR, Ala. — The sports world was on fire when the College Football Playoff Committee made their decision on Sunday. But right or wrong, Alabama is the #4 team and will face #1 Clemson in the Sugar Bowl on New Year’s day. Sports Analyst and host of The Cube Show on 103.9 The Ump, Cole Cubelic, said most people in the sports circle think the playoff committee made right the choice. “I’m fine with Alabama being in. I think they’re […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Tickets for the Sugar Bowl are going for almost $300 for the highest level, and more than a $1,000 for field level. But, if you’re planning on making the trip, there are other costs to think about as well. Travel experts say if you plan on ringing in the New Year at the Sugar Bowl, you might want to get your checkbook ready. “When you have a holiday and a big event at the same time in a […]
MADISON, Ala. — A new Madison church is getting out in the community by giving back during the holidays. Though it’s not where you might typically buy a Christmas tree, it is for a good cause. Husband and wife team Mike and Janah Williams have taken the sentiment ‘Tis the season’ to heart. “January 7th we’re going to be planting a new church here at Discovery Middle School, it’s called New Life Chapel. We wanted to partner with an organization this […]
HAZEL GREEN, Ala. — A woman is in the hospital, critically injured after a roof collapse at a building on Carriger Road in Hazel Green. Authorities say they received the call around 12:15 on Wednesday afternoon, and that it looked to be a tragic accident. Hazel Green fire, HEMSI, and the Madison County Sheriff’s office responded to the scene within five minutes. “A 50-year-old female was working on an outside building, an accident took place, she fell off the roof. […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The deadline to register for the December 12 U.S Senate Special Election is November 27, at 11:59 p.m. online. Some viewers reached out to WHNT News 19 about text messages they have received saying they were potentially unregistered to vote. When those viewers checked their status, they found they were still registered, causing some confusion. Secretary of State John Merrill released a statement on Monday saying there were “erroneous” text messages circulating claiming that the recipients of […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Grocery stores around Madison County are packed, as shoppers rush to get everything they need before tomorrow’s big day. But, some people are also choosing to skip the hassle, and still end up with a delicious meal. Harley Tripp, Kroger Assistant Store Manager, said their store has been slammed all day. “The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is usually one of our busiest days out of the entire year because everybody’s coming in, getting their last-minute items, getting all their […]
MADISON, Ala. — It’s the week leading up to the Iron Bowl and the big game is the talk of the town. Madison City Schools has decided to get into the team spirit. It’s usually all about Lion Pride at Liberty Middle School, but Tuesday teachers came together for their annual Iron Bowl tailgate. “Liberty’s a family, and all families have rivalries. It’s Alabama and Auburn graduates, and we have fun with it here at Liberty,” said Computer Science teacher […]