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 City Schools hosts “Clear the Smoke” forum to educate parents about vaping

    MADISON, Ala. – The Centers for Disease Control reports that more than 25 percent of high school students are using e-cigarettes or vaping. To curb the epidemic locally, Madison City schools hosted an e-cig/vaping workshop to “clear the smoke” on issues surrounding their use, including school sanctions if caught in the act or with a device. School leaders and the partnership for a drug-free community lead the workshop Tuesday evening at the central office and invited parents to have an […]

  • Heavy rains could impact north Alabama agriculture

    ELKMONT, Ala. – The first few weeks of 2020 are officially in the books, and it’s safe to say that it’s been abnormally wet around North Alabama. So far, Huntsville has gotten 6.78 inches of rain for the month of January. That number is coming from the official rainfall reporting station in Huntsville. We still have a week and a half left in the month and are already coming in at three inches above average. “We have all of January’s […]

  • Local farmer optimistic about new trade deal with China

    ELKMONT, Ala. – Farmers have endured a nearly two-year tariff standoff between the U.S. and China. Alabama officials believe the new trade agreement could bring relief to suffering industries in Alabama, specifically automotive and farming. Jessie Hobbs is a fifth-generation farmer in Elkmont, Alabama. He is hopeful that the new trade agreement between the United States and China will bring positive impacts to the farming industry. “We just hope and pray that the lawmakers in which we’ve put in there […]

  • Huntsville Havoc hosts 14th annual Melissa George Night

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – One Saturday a year, the Huntsville Havoc game is about more than just hockey. The Havoc hosts the annual Melissa George Night, which is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the Melissa George Neonatal Memorial Fund. A long-standing tradition, the 14th annual Melissa George Night will raise essential funds to buy lifesaving equipment for the neonatal intensive care unit at Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children. “It is our 14th annual Melissa George night […]

  • Town Madison roads and infrastructure set to be completed before Trash Pandas opening day

    MADISON, Ala. – The Trash Pandas opening day is April 15, only 90 days away. While the stadium looks good, there is still a great deal of work to be done around the stadium. In three months, the stadium will be packed out for the first Trash Pandas baseball game. At first glance, things outside the stadium look bare. Lead developer Joey Ceci says although the recent rain has held up some projects, they are still on track. “We’ve always […]

  • Local church’s disaster relief team helps with storm damage cleanup across the valley

    JOPPA, Ala. – The Decatur Church of Christ Disaster Relief Team is lending a hand to neighbors across the Tennessee Valley. Their crew is traveling to the worst-hit areas and helping remove trees and debris from Saturday’s storms. Leaders of the Disaster Relief Team say serving the community and showing others the love of Christ is just what they do.  But their service Monday specifically, held extra weight and meaning. “If you need a tarp on your roof you need […]

  • Huntsville church celebrates one year of recovery program success

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – With the growing numbers of issues like substance abuse and mental health disorders across America, a national 12 step program is joining local churches to try and make a difference. Celebrate Recovery is currently implemented in more than 35,000 churches nationwide. “Celebrate Recovery is a ministry for anyone with a hurt, hangup, or habit. And for the life me… I’m still trying to figure out who doesn’t have one of those,” said Celebrate Recovery National Director Mac […]

  • New storm shelters in Madison County getting put to use

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Many people across the Tennessee Valley rely on community storm shelters for a safe haven during severe weather outbreaks. Numerous shelters opened across the Tennessee Valley on Saturday as strong storms made their way across Alabama. “It’s definitely better to be safe than sorry. It is unpredictable at times and it can happen at just a drop of a hat and by that point, it’s too late,” said Lt. Dustin Burke with the Meridianville Volunteer Fire […]

  • Historic building on Clinton Avenue on the market again

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The historic downtown building 115 East Clinton Avenue that’s housed Sears, Mason’s Furniture, Crossroads Music Hall, And U.G. White Mercantile is on the market again. This comes after plans to open up a music venue called The Mercantile fell flat. This building dates back to the 1920s. This time last year we reported that PBD Holdings planned to open up a music hall. Now, it is available for lease yet again. The owner of the building tells […]

  • Student transfer decisions will bring R.A. Hubbard School one step closer to future fate

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – A North Alabama high school on the brink of being shut down is now one step closer to finding out its fate. R.A. Hubbard High School landed on the state failing schools list in November. Parents at R.A. Hubbard received a certified letter in the mail to choose if they will keep their students at the school or not. If too many students transfer and attendance numbers drop, the school will be forced to close. The […]

  • Residents concerned about proposed changes to Alabama’s biosolid waste program

    North Alabamians are raising a stink with beneficial use by-products, also known as wastewater and industrial sludge on or near their properties. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is proposing changes to the state’s biosolid waste program, but some folks in the Tennessee Valley are worried those possible changes won’t be enough to protect their health. Wastewater by-product is human waste. We’re talking about the stuff leftover at the treatment plant after the water is cleaned to be pumped […]

  • Huntsville police investigate multiple shootings on Saturday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police investigated two shootings that occurred Saturday evening. The first shooting happened between the Marathon gas station on Jordan Lane and the intersection of Sparkman Drive and Pulaski Pike. Huntsville police say one person was shot in an appendage and transported to Huntsville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The second shooting occurred on Cobb Road at the Villa Madrid Apartments, just off of Drake Avenue. Police say they were called out to the apartments just before […]

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