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Erin Dunbar joined the WHNT News 19 team in August 2018 as a Multimedia Production Assistant. In November 2018, she was promoted to Interactive Content Producer and has been providing social media updates and web stories on WHNT.com ever since.

Born in Michigan, Erin grew up in the Quilt Capital of the World, Paducah, Kentucky and has called the Tennessee Valley home for 9 years. Erin graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and has been pursuing a career in Journalism since 2017.

In her free time, Erin enjoys playing with her Anatolian Shepherd, hiking, traveling, and checking out local craft brews.

If you have any ideas, comments or concerns, feel free to email her at erin.dunbar@whnt.com.


Recent Articles
  • The Trash Pandas are looking for a mascot!

    MADISON, Ala. – The Trash Pandas are looking for a dynamic superstar to get the crowd pumped for games! Do you have what it takes? The ideal candidate must be outgoing and physically fit. The mascot will need to be able to sustain energy throughout The Rocket City Trash Pandas game. In addition to being an in-game performer for home games,  you will be required to attend appearance requests throughout the entire year. Applicants must be good with children. Applicants […]

  • Trail of Tears motorcyclists ride this weekend through North Alabama

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Watch the roads this weekend! The Alabama-Tennessee Trail of Tears Corridor Association to host the 26th annual Trail of Tears motorcycle ride on September 21st. The group recognized the thousands of American Indians that were moved on the Trail of Tears. The annual ride follows the original nearly 200 miles route from Bridgeport to Waterloo, Alabama to honor the Creek, Choctaw, Cherokee, Chickasaw and Seminole tribes. Motorcyclists plan to line up in downtown Bridgeport at 7:00 a.m. […]

  • Bicycle Rodeo hosted in Guntersville Sept. 21

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Break out your wheels this weekend for a family-friendly bicycle rodeo. The Guntersville Police Department and the Guntersville HS Anchor Club are hosting a Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Bicycle Rodeo will be held in the Guntersville Elementary School parking lot. This event is complete with training, inspections, bicycle and helmet raffle, and fingerprinting. Organizers ask you to bring your own bike and helmet but say some will be […]

  • Make money and donate to science, cancer research at Discovery Donor Clinic

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Make money while making a difference in science and cancer research. This unique moneymaking opportunity comes from Discovery Donor Clinic (a division of Discovery Life Sciences) right here in Huntsville. The company collects blood specimens from healthy individuals to support leading research efforts in cancer and other serious conditions. These blood donations are used as the “healthy” control that researchers depend on to make life-saving advancements around the world. All donors receive financial compensation ranging from $25 […]

  • Toy Insider releases the 2019 holiday gift guide

    Toy Insider is already predicting the hottest toys of the holiday season. The company says that the 2019 holiday gift guide includes a hand-picked selection of must-have craft and DIY activity sets, interactive tech toys, screen-free traditional playthings, and active play products to get kids up and moving, and more! Toy Insider says that hottest and most coveted items for 2019 are broken out into three lists: The Hot 20 (the most wished-for items of the year). The STEM 10 […]

  • Bryant Denny Stadium lighting up blue to honor fallen Tuscaloosa officer

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama is planning a memorial to honor the officer who died in a shooting Monday.  UA will light up the Bryant Denny Stadium blue Wednesday night to honor Dornell Cousette and his family. The stadium will be blue from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cousette’s car will be at the Walk of Champions starting Wednesday, September 18th at 8:00 p.m. until Friday, September 20th around noon. Officers ask you to pay your respects by […]

  • Free online beekeeping courses set for October

    Save the bees and learn a new hobby this fall! The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering an online beekeeper course starting October 15th. The three web sessions will be free and accessible to anyone with a computer. The hour-long sessions will be on consecutive Tuesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. October 15: Equipment Tips from an Apiarist Tammy Horn-Potter, Kentucky state apiarist, will offer equipment tips based on her equipment successes and failures. October 22: Making More Money With Your […]

  • Farm Burger, other burger joints celebrating National Cheeseburger Day with discounted burgers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It’s National Cheeseburger Day and Farm Burger, and several other burger joints are celebrating with discounted burgers. Farm Burger, the grass-fed burger joint, is offering its No. 1 FB Burger for just $5.99 (original value of $8.99!) on Wednesday, September 18th. The classic burger is topped with caramelized onions, FB sauce, and aged white cheddar. Farm Burger is located in Huntsville on Bob Wallace Avenue and is open from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Click here for […]

  • The annual Monte Sano Art Festival returns to the mountain

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The art extravaganza you’ve been waiting is back in Monte Sano State Park! The Monte Sano Art Festival is returning to the mountain on September 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and September 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This art festival has been a tradition for 20 years. This event is free to attend but Monte Sano State Park will charge $10 per car for parking or $5 per walk-in. Cash only. The festival […]

  • 24th annual Oktoberfest takes over Redstone Arsenal Sep. 12- 15th

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Ready for a weekend of beer, Carnival rides, live music, and authentic German Cuisine? The 24th annual Oktoberfest kicks off on Thursday, September 12th with fun lasting four days through Sunday, September 15th. Organizers say this year will be bigger and better. This year’s Oktoberfest will have Carnival rides, games, plenty of beer, live music, authentic German Cuisine, and the 7th Annual Craft Biergarten will be returning. There will also be a Battle of the Bands competition […]

  • Riverfest returns to Decatur for its 25th anniversary

    DECATUR, Ala. – Riverfest is bringing BBQ and live music to the Decatur this weekend! Starting on September 13th, the River City will be full of fun-loving, BBQ eating crowds for the 25th anniversary of Riverfest. This two-day event will feature live music with headling performances by the Ben Parker Project on Friday and the Lamont Landers band on Saturday. This party starts at 10:00 a.m. and isn’t over until 11:00 p.m. on both days. Admission is $5 but kids […]

  • Paddle the Canal returns with a special Autumn addition

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Enjoy the almost fall breeze as you paddle through Big Spring Park. Paddle the Canal is returning for a special fall event on Saturday, September 21st in downtown Huntsville. This urban kayaking extravaganza kicks off in the entertainment district at 8:00 a.m. with live music, food trucks, and vendors lasting until 4:00 p.m. Organizers say this is a great team-building, group-social, reunion-type event, or you can paddle solo if that’s more your jam. Redstone Federal Credit Union […]

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