Drew Galloway is WHNT’s Morning Executive Producer. He is a lover of nerd-culture and literature.

Drew joined WHNT in February 2013 as an Interactive Content Producer after writing for The Madison Weekly. He produced the WHNT News 19 at 10pm newscast for 2 years. Now, he works with the morning team every day on building a morning show that has everything a Tennessee Valley resident need to stay informed, while adding a little of his own flair.

Drew’s love for literature began at an early age when he picked up his first book, The Hobbit. His love for writing grew at UAH, where he studied English and Philosophy.

Drew and a few others at WHNT love to attend the premiere showings on midnight of the first day a film is released.

Drew loves science-fiction and fantasy, including Star Wars, The Lord of The Rings, and The Marvel Universe films. Ask him about any Marvel character and he’ll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. He’s looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 later this year!

He is also one of the cool people at WHNT who dress up for Halloween.

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, are a little afraid of commitment and still haven’t gotten their Pug puppy, but he’s trying to convince her to pull the trigger!

Top 5 movies, in no particular order:

1. Almost Famous
2. The Empire Strikes Back
3. Groundhog Day
4. Se7en
5. O Brother Where Art Thou

Recent Articles
  • New Downtown Signage Program and Anti-Valentine’s Day Party on Downtown Huntsville Weekly

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Macy Chapman with Downtown Huntsville, Inc. stopped by to talk about a couple of upcoming events and projects in the downtown Huntsville area. The first project Chapman was excited to talk about was the Downtown Wayfinding Signage program. Designed with the goal to make downtown Huntsville more easily navigable, the Wayfinding Signage would make parking, special events, and key downtown locations easy to locate for those new to Huntsville and longtime residents, alike. The plan is […]

  • DeKalb Sheriff’s Office Charges Man with Murder Following Wednesday Shooting

    MOUNT VERNON, Ala. (WHNT) – DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that a man has been arrested and charged with murder following a shooting death on Wednesday. Christopher Todd Landers, 35 of the Mount Vernon Community on Lookout Mountain is charged with murder in the death of Michael Lynn Jenkins, 65, also of Mount Vernon. Harris says Landers was detained at the crime scene Wednesday after 911 calls were made from his residence indicating a person had been shot. Jenkins […]

  • School Delays & Closings for Friday

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Here are changes for Friday, January 31. Cornerstone Christian Academy – Closed Friday DeKalb County Schools – Closed Friday Etowah County Schools – Closed Friday Check the latest details on our Forecast Page on WHNT.com. Curious about which closings or delays we list?  Please read the WHNT News 19 Closings Policy.

  • Deadly Crash Claims the Life of Hazel Green Woman

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – State Trooper Curtis Summerville reports a two-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Hazel Green woman on Wednesday. Summerville says the crash occurred at approximately 11:55 a.m. on U.S. 231, four miles north of Huntsville. Amanda Dawn Conner, 25, was killed when the 2004 Jeep Liberty she was driving struck a 2002 Toyota Prius driven by Nancy Elaine Wilson, 40, of New Market. Conner was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. She was pronounced […]

  • Alabama EMA: 5 People Died, 23 Injured in Tuesday’s Winter Weather

    (CNN/WHNT) — Five people have died, and 23 people have been injured because of Tuesday’s wintry weather in Alabama, the state Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday. We understand the deaths were primarily due to traffic accidents. Governor Robert Bentley visited Birmingham today and held a news conference at 3:30 p.m.  He and Alabama Emergency Management Agency Director Art Faulkner, along with other cabinet members, updated residents on statewide winter weather conditions and response. Bentley was encouraged about the efforts of first […]

  • PHOTOS: Hundreds of Birmingham Area Students and Teachers Stuck at School Overnight

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – Hundreds of students, teachers and staff are stuck at Birmingham area schools tonight because of the winter storm. One of those teachers is the daughter of WHNT News 19 anchor Jerry Hayes. She sent us photos and arranged an interview with the principal of Liberty Park Middle School in Vestavia Hills where they’re spending the night. Principal Kacy Pierce says they’re all wishing they were at home but, “It’s an adventure and so we’re looking forward […]

  • Alert: Roads Slick in Parts of Huntsville, Madison County

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police and road crews warn of black ice due to melting and refreezing of light snow in Huntsville and Madison County. A few roads have become impassable, and many have slick spots: -AL 35 — Several slick spots, but is not impassable -Albertville — Road conditions dangerous. Stay off the roads except in extreme emergencies! -Big Cove Road — Several icy spots -California Drive — Icy spots -Etowah County — All roads are impassable. The Sheriff’s […]

  • Sci-Quest to Hold Grand Re-opening on Feb. 1

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Sci-Quest, Hands-on Science Center is preparing for a grand re-opening at its new location in Huntsville on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend and see the new site of the Science Center, where interactive science demos and hands-on activities will be scheduled throughout the day. Beginning in February, Sci-Quest will resume on-site education programs and special events including field trips and birthday parties. Sci-Quest will host a special Parents’ Night […]

  • Stand-off Ends Peacefully in Owens Cross Roads

    OWENS CROSS ROADS, Ala. (WHNT) – A potentially dangerous situation came to a peaceful resolve on Friday night when police peacefully ended a standoff with a man who barricaded himself inside his house. It all started earlier Friday evening when the Madison County Sheriff’s Office got a call from the family of a man who had made threats against himself. Deputies performed a well-fare check on the man and found him barricaded inside a residence on Victorian Lane, just off […]

  • Police Respond to Shooting on Mastin Lake Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police report a shooting in the area of Mastin Lake Road and Pulaski Pike. There are currently no details available about this shooting, but we are working to get more information. Stay tuned to WHNT News 19 and this web story for more information.

  • UPDATE: Four Madison County Deputies Taken to Hospital After Chemical Exposure

    MONROVIA, Ala. (WHNT) – Four Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies have been taken to the hospital after being exposed to an unknown chemical while on a call. Officials on the scene told WHNT News 19 the deputies originally came to the residence in the 300 block of Lofton Road to investigate a link to a possible suicide. When they entered the residence, the deputies began to feel sick. The deputies were investigating the residence of a person who found deceased in a […]

  • Chad Emerson Talks New Jobs Coming to Curse Gaming, Thursday Night Bikes

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Downtown Huntsville, Inc. CEO Chad Emerson stopped by WHNT News 19 to tell us about the latest business developments and new programs for downtown Huntsville. Emerson was excited to share that Curse, Inc. is adding several significant new jobs to Downtown Huntsville. Curse, headquartered in Huntsville, is one of the largest gaming-information properties worldwide. Curse is planning to hire 20 new workers in Huntsville, with 12 jobs already listed on their website. Find those job listings here. […]

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