Madison Neal joined the WHNT News 19 news team in November 2018 as a multimedia journalist/reporter. Madison is from Blount County, Alabama and is thrilled to make Huntsville her new home.

Madison is a graduate of Troy University where she earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While at Troy University, Madison was an anchor, reporter, and producer for TROY TrojanVision News.

In her free time, Madison enjoys staying active outdoors and volunteering within her community.

If you run into Madison, don’t be afraid to say hello! Share your story ideas with her at madison.neal@whnt.com and follow her social media!


Recent Articles
  • Madison County Commission approves Wayne Road and Old Monrovia intersection improvements

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The intersection of Wayne Road and Old Monrovia is known for being a headache for drivers to navigate. Today the Madison County Commission joined together with the City of Huntsville to start an improvement project at that intersection. “If you’ve gone through that intersection much, you know it’s a crazy intersection,” says Phil Vandiver. Madison County Commissioner Phil Vandiver says to fix the terrible intersection, they will be adding turn lanes and leveling the road to make […]

  • Monday, April 15 marks deadline to file taxes

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you have until midnight on Monday, April 15 to do so. If you need more time to file, you can file for an extension, but the tax extension deadline is also on Monday. If you are granted an extension, your tax deadline will be pushed back. But for those ditching your return all together,  you could be hit with a steep fine. “If you can’t meet your deadline to file and you […]

  • Hazel Green getting new fire station

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Hazel Green Volunteer Fire Department broke ground on a new fire station Friday. This is their fourth fire station to be built and leaders say it has been a long process. The land for the station is off of Walker Lane near Moores Mill Intermediate School. The Hazel Green Fire Chief says this will help better serve the community but it’s also special for a different reason. The New Hazel Green Volunteer Fire Department will be […]

  • Courtland home invasion led to deadly shooting

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – A shooting at a home in Courtland Tuesday afternoon happened when a man forced his way into his cousin’s home, authorities said. Courtland Police responded to a shooting on Water Street at around 2:40 pm yesterday afternoon. Courtland Police Chief Steven Terry originally requested assistance from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.  After responding to the scene, sheriff’s office personnel determined that an involved person had a relative employed at the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Max Sanders and […]

  • Huntsville Hospital NICU reunion brings patients back

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children hosted a celebration Saturday for former patients born in 2017. During their time in the NICU, families from across North Alabama develop bonds with each other. These friendships often continue even after their time in the NICU. The yearly reunion for former patients is a way for these families to reunite with the staff that cared for them. “When they were with us, they were sick […]

  • New outpatient addiction recovery program coming to North Alabama

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- Addiction and overdoses are becoming more prevalent across the country. Starting this week, a new addiction recovery program is being offered in North Alabama. His Way Recovery Center opened its doors in 2007 to help men fighting to overcome addiction. “This is a very real problem, said His Way Program Director Jeremy Mitchell. “Overdosing has now beat out car wrecks for ways to die.” Right now, it’s a resident program that lasts six months to a year. Soon, […]

  • Decatur homicide victim’s family thankful for justice after suspects charged with capital murder

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police have charged Zachary Williams and Ulysses Wilkerson with capital murder for the killing of Michael Irvin Jr. in his home in February. Michael Irvin Jr’s family says they can now have peace, knowing the suspects are behind bars. “You have to really be a monstrous person to walk into someone’s home at night while they’re attending to their children and take their life,” says Michael’s sister Whitney Davenport. Both Williams and Wilkerson have previous run-ins […]

  • Limestone County Special Olympics

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Participants and volunteers were all smiles at the Limestone County Special Olympics held at Athens High School on Friday. The yearly event allows athletes to show off their skills and abilities. “This event is set aside every year so our athletes feel truly special. It’s one day that we all focus on them and their abilities,” says Terra Hill. The Special Olympics host all track and field events including walking and running events, wheelchair events, assisted […]

  • JROTC day at Redstone Arsenal

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Redstone Arsenal hosted nearly 900 high school students from across multiple states for a JROTC event. Teams from different high schools competed in intellectual and physical competitions. One of those being a drill competition that highlights what they learn throughout their year. Students had hands-on learning with helicopters, missile launchers, the FBI, bomb technicians and more to promote Arsenal programs and activities and encourage students to participate in the U.S. military and government. “The event itself […]

  • Suspects in custody: Police say burglaries in Gurley part of multi-state crime spree

    GURLEY, Ala. – The Gurley Police Department held a news conference Thursday morning laying out its recent cases of burglaries and thefts, which turned out to be part of a multi-state crime spree. Gurley Police located two individuals responsible with help from Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Boyne City Michigan Police Department, Charlevoix Sheriff’s Office, the Kentucky State Police and helpful citizens of Gurley. 20-year-old Christopher Crowell and 18-year-old Shane Crowell are in currently in custody in Michigan accused of stealing […]

  • UAH refuses to release police chase policy

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- We’ve been staying on top of the officer-involved shooting involving University of Alabama at Huntsville police almost two weeks ago. A UAH police officer tried to pull over a vehicle on campus, chased that vehicle to downtown Huntsville, then shot the driver after they say the suspect tried to hit them with his car. On March 22, the day of the shooting, we filed an open records request with UAH. We wanted to know their rules regarding both […]

  • Passport Application Facility coming to Madison County Courthouse

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Soon, you will be able to get a passport at the Madison County courthouse. Right now the average wait in a post office for a passport is about three hours. The Madison County Commission approved an agreement for the County Probate Judge’s office to have a Passport Application Acceptance Facility. “We’ve received approval from the State Department. We have to go through a final approval process but once that is in place, our office can serve […]

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