Jeremy Jackson first joined the WHNT News 19 team as a multimedia production assistant in September 2014 and was promoted to videojournalist soon after. In 2018 he worked as a photographer/editor for WGNO News, WHNT News 19’s sister station in New Orleans. There, he covered several severe weather events including Tropical Storm Gordon and Hurricanes Michael and Barry. He returned to WHNT News 19 in July of 2019. A Decatur native, he is excited to be back home working in the Tennessee Valley.

Jeremy is a graduate of the University of North Alabama where he earned a bachelor’s degree in film and digital media production.

Jeremy also has a passion for photography and in his spare time, can be found exploring the streets of Huntsville or hiking the trails of Monte Sano. He also loves weightlifting, rugby, axe throwing, and beach volleyball.

If you have any news tips, feel free to email him at and follow him on Twitter and Instagram @JeremyJacksonAL

Recent Articles
  • TVA Rockpile Recreation Area reopens after sustaining damage from flooding in February

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala – Historic flooding ravaged a popular Shoals recreation area in February. Now eight months later, it’s been restored with many improvements. The TVA Rockpile Recreation Area was badly damaged. The waters were so strong, playground equipment washed away to nearby woods. When floodwaters receded, TVA stepped into action to restore the area with a goal of making better than before. Derek South, TVA Recreation Specialist, says, “Our park here at the Rockpile, it’s one of a kind. […]

  • Huntsville gospel radio station uses milk and cookies to connect with community

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – When it comes to community outreach, one Huntsville gospel radio station is making it its mission to meet the people where they are. WHNT News 19 photojournalist, Jeremy Jackson, visited the WDJL studio to meet the faces behind the voices and their sweet incentive. WDJL radio has been in operation for 25 years and Dorothy Sandifer has been the owner and CEO for 11 of those. In that time, she has always had a passion for community […]

  • Huntsville deploys new safety measures to protect business and firefighters

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  Business fires can be devastating, destroying livelihoods and leaving people without a source of income. Huntsville Fire and Rescue is releasing two new safety measures to protect both businesses and firefighters. “If the business is locked up, closed down, we have a way to get in that business without breaking windows, without breaking doors,” explained Mayor Tommy Battle. It’s a step in the right direction. First, fire department connection caps that protect automatic sprinkler systems from vandalism […]

  • ATF National Response Team is ready for recertification

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – The ATF National Response Team prides itself on quality service to the American people. That’s why annual recertification training is required of all members. WHNT News 19 Photojournalist Jeremy Jackson was at Redstone Arsenal to see the training firsthand. “These folks need to be ready to assume their mission once they get the call. What’s great is we have such a depth of experience and background that, much like the military, when the mission comes up […]

  • WATCH: New Hope Elementary coach nails trick shot to get students reading

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – It’s no secret that reading is important for young minds, so one Madison County School is taking a unique approach to getting books in students’ hands. WHNT News 19 photojournalist Jeremy Jackson met with a New Hope Elementary teacher and coach, Zach Brock who is blurring the lines between athletics and academics. Believe it or not, Coach Brock made this shot on the first try. The Reading Matters Initiative continues with a pep rally that will […]

  • Dr. Carl Davis is making sweet music at Decatur High School

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala — “Overall one of the most popular people on this campus. Just does a tremendous job for us,” said Principal Dr. Johnny Berry of Dr. Carl Davis. Dr. Carl Davis is the choral music director at Decatur High School. Principal Berry credits Dr. Davis for this program’s success. “Our choral music department is one of our flagship programs,” Berry said. “With Dr. Davis there are things that have been outstanding for years with him on our campus. […]

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