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
  • Join the fun at Project Playground: A Family Festival

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Some businesses in Huntsville want to build a playspace like no other. Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment and Piper & Leaf Tea are hosting ‘Project Playground: A Family Festival’ on Saturday, September 7th starting at noon. The festival is meant to bring the community together and raise funds to build a unique playspace at the base of the Lowe Mill water tower. Organizers want the playspace to be accessible to the city and serve as a unique […]

  • Take your taste buds around the world at the International Food Festival of North Alabama

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Take your taste buds on a trip to the University of Huntsville to sample foods from all over the world. On Saturday, September 7th, the community is invited to the 10th annual International Food Fest or iFest at the UAH Salmon Library. This food fest is hosted by the International Society of Huntsville and starts at 11:00 a.m. with activities through 2:00 p.m. Organizers say there will be samples of salads, snacks, entrees, and desserts from around […]

  • 9th annual Free Dental Day at Total Dental Care in Guntersville 

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Total Dental Care in Guntersville is hosting its 9th annual Free Dental Day on Friday, September 6th. This yearly event is an opportunity for members of the community to receive a free cleaning, filling or extraction. Registration starts at 7:00a.m., but organizers say there is a sign-up sheet posted outside so early arrivals can save their place in line. One service is available per patient. Patients with dental insurance are not eligible. The dental day is also […]

  • Texas Police Department spices up uniform with UGGs, oversized scarves

    SOUTHLAKE, TX. – Fall fashion is peaking in Texas. A Police Department in Southlake, Texas, posted a comical new edition to their wardrobe on Facebook by poking some fun at those excited for the beginning of fall. The post features officers wearing staple fall items like UGG boots, oversized scarves, and a Pumpkin Spice Latte. The post reads “FALL-elujah, the temperatures should be dropping soon! With summer ending, Chief has approved our new fall gear as we patrol Southlake to […]

  • Pumpkin Spice up your life at Krispy Kreme

    Krispy Kreme is testing out the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® Doughnut with NEW cheesecake Kreme filling. These fall delicacies are only available from September 2nd to September 8th. Krispy Kreme also wants to make sure that pumpkin spice fans get what they’ve been craving. If you have encountered a disappointing pumpkin spice product, you can bring any of the pumpkin spice letdowns to a Krispy Kreme shop near you and trade it for one of their delicious doughnut versions for […]

  • Country concert to benefit the Great Diaper Drive of the Tennessee Valley

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Get ready to get out your boots and tap your toes for a good cause. LOCASH and Walker Hayes are taking the Stand Up Live stage on Monday, October 7th for a special concert to help provide parents in the Tennessee Valley with diapers and wipes. Tickets cost $25 and guests must be 19 and over. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert kicks off at 7:00 p.m. Diaper donations are requested and all sizes are needed […]

  • Airbnb hosts offering free housing for Hurricane Dorian evacuees, relief workers

    Evacuations are underway throughout the southeast as Hurricane Dorian bears down, Airbnb hosts are opening up their homes to evacuees and relief workers. For those impacted by #HurricaneDorian in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Alabama, our Open Homes Program offers free temporary housing through September 16: https://t.co/TNCX7cba2T — Airbnb Help (@AirbnbHelp) September 1, 2019 More than 800 hosts have made their homes available for free to those evacuating the eastern coasts of Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and […]

  • Pick-Your-Own apples kicks off at Scott’s Orchard

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. – Are you ready for Apple Season? Monday, September 2nd marks the opening day of ‘Pick-Your-Own’ at Scott’s Orchard in Hazel Green. The orchard opens shop at 8:00 a.m. with Pick-Your-Own apples, fresh cider, homemade pies, soft-serve ice cream, jams and jellies, honey, and activities for the kiddos. Scott’s is open until 5:00 p.m. and admission is just $2. Apple Baskets: 1/2 peck bags – $5.50 1-peck bags – $8 Scott’s Orchard will have Red Delicious, Golden […]

  • Cashless facility, clear bags: reminders for fans attending the Chick-fil-A Kickoff game

    ATLANTA, GA. – Football season is finally back and stadium officials want to make sure you’re prepared on game day. If you are attending the 2019 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta on Labor Day Weekend, there are several policies to remember that were set up by the Mercedes Benz Stadium officials. One big change is that the stadium is now a cashless facility. Attendees can ONLY use card or mobile payment services such as Apple Pay. Fans without their own cards […]

  • Madison County Probate Office to offer U.S. Passport services

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Planning an international trip? Starting on September 3rd, citizens planning to travel internationally can get a passport at the Madison County Probate Office. Applications will be accepted at the office in at the Madison County Courthouse located at 100 North Side Square in Huntsville. Applicants can go Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. According to the release, 100% of the $35 application fee will be used to support the Madison County Probate Court’s […]

  • University of Alabama launches new radio station for football fans

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Crimson Tide fans have a new way to get football information when traveling to T-town. According to a release from the University, UA Info Radio is now broadcasting on 92.5 FM and streaming through ready.ua.edu, the UA Safety app and the UA Gameday app. “We have one of the best game-day experiences in the nation, and UA Info Radio will only make the experience better for our fans. As fans drive into Tuscaloosa, they can tune in and hear […]

  • Two-headed sea turtle hatchling found in Hilton Head

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – A two-headed sea turtle hatchling was found on Hilton Head Island, according to the Sea Turtle Patrol of Hilton Head Island. The Sea Turtle Patrol said in a Facebook post the hatchling was found on Tuesday during a nest inventory. “This mutation is more common in reptiles than in other animals but it is still very rare. As with other live hatchlings found during a nest inventory, this hatchling was released to the ocean,” the post […]

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