DeLena Delano joined the WHNT News 19 team in February of 2019 as a Multimedia Production Assistant and moved to the web team as an Interactive Content Producer in June of 2019. She is originally from Marbury, Alabama, and moved to Huntsville after getting married in December of 2018.

She is a recent magna cum laude graduate from Jacksonville State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with a minor in drama. During her time at Jacksonville State, she interned at WEAC TV24 in Oxford. She is a Zeta Tau Alpha alumna.

In her spare time, DeLena loves exploring the Tennessee Valley, spending time with her friends and family, and visiting new places with her husband.

Feel free to email DeLena with news tips at delena.delano@whnt.com, follow her on Twitter: @delenadelano and Instagram: @delenadelano, or add her on Facebook: DeLena Delano WHNT.


Recent Articles
  • North Alabama community donates dollars, diapers, and wipes during The Great Diaper Drive Blitz Day

    MADISON, Ala. – The Great Diaper Drive Blitz Day 2019 showed how incredibly supportive the community is in North Alabama. Staff from the  Food Bank of North Alabama,  iHeartMedia Huntsville,  Rocket City Mom, and WHNT News 19 collected donations from 5:00 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Walmart on Madison Boulevard. People of all ages donated diapers and wipes to the Food Bank of North Alabama’s diaper bank to be distributed across the area. “I just wanted to help,” said Esther […]

  • Huntsville Animal Shelter under construction, offering free adoptions

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Animal Shelter is under construction and will be offering free adoption for certain animals. The shelter said it will be under construction for the next four to six months. During the construction, there will be limited kennels for medium and large size dogs, according to the shelter. The shelter said they continue to receive an average of 10 to 12 dogs every day, which means they need that many dogs adopted or fostered each day. […]

  • Football Friday Week 7 Highlights

    Thursday Games James Clemens vs Grissom James Clemens wins 63-0 against Grissom. Fort Payne vs Buckhorn Fort Payne wins 36-35 against Buckhorn. Friday Games Arab vs Scottsboro Scottsboro wins 56-42 against Arab. Athens vs Columbia Athens wins 55-6 against Columbia. Brooks vs Deshler Deshler wins 35-20 against Brooks. Falkville vs Decatur Heritage Decatur Heritage wins 21-14 against Falkville. Huntsville vs Austin Austin wins 45-16 against Huntsville. Mae Jemison vs Hazel Green Jemison wins 42-21 against Hazel Green. Randolph vs JPII […]

  • Ohio State Marching Band performs ‘One Giant Leap’ halftime show

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Marching Band performed a tribute to the moon landing during their halftime show on October 6. The stellar performance features the following: Approximately 2:55 is the ‘Saturn V launch’ Approximately 3:40 to 3:55 is the ‘Extravehicular Activity/Spacewalk’ Approximately 4:25 to 4:45 is the ‘Lunar Module’ marching across the field Approximately 4:59 to 5:05 is ‘Man landing on the moon with flag’ Approximately 8:15 to 8:19 is ‘SMALL STEP’ spelled out on the field Approximately […]

  • Huntsville Animal Services offering fee waive adoptions

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Animal Services is offering a fee waive adoption special for adult dogs and cats. The adoption special runs from October 4 through October 12. Exceptions may apply on some pets. The shelter has taken in 82 animals throughout the week, most being adult dogs. The shelter is located at 4950 Triana Boulevard, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, […]

  • Madison resident wins big as contestant on The Price is Right

    MADISON, Ala. – One Madison resident is excited to finally share her win on a popular CBS game show. Nancy Harkey was on The Price is Right four weeks ago. The episode aired Monday morning at ten as part of The Price is Right’s 48th season. Nancy’s family and friends had a viewing party on Monday night to see how she did on the show. “Four week’s ago I was out to L.A for a conference, and my cousin got […]

  • Football Friday: Boaz vs Albertville

    The Boaz Pirates went head to head with the Albertville Aggies Friday night in Albertville. The Aggies were winning 7-0 and a weather delay paused the game. Albertville beat Boaz 14-13, final score.

  • Football Friday: North Sand Mountain vs Sylvania

    The North Sand Mountain Bison took on the Sylvania Rams in Sylvania on Friday. The Bison and Rams were tied 14-14 when the game was delayed due to weather. It was set to resume Saturday at 10 a.m. Sylvania beat North Sand Mountain 43-36, final score.

  • Football Friday: Westminster Christian vs Randolph

    The Westminster Christian Wildcats took on the Randolph Raiders in Huntsville on Friday. Westminster Christian pulled off a win against Randolph with a final score of 44-20.

  • Football Friday: Sparkman vs Buckhorn

    The Sparkman Senators went against the Buckhorn Bucks Friday night in New Market. Sparkman beat Buckhorn 38-0, final score.

  • Football Friday: Plainview vs Fyffe

    The Plainview Bears went head to head with the Fyffe Red Devils in Fyffe on Friday. The Red Devils pulled out the win against Bears with a final score of 35-0.

  • Football Friday: New Hope vs Madison County

    The New Hope Indians went against the Madison County Tigers in Gurley on Friday. The Tigers beat the Indians with a final score of 42-7.

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