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
  • Church Street historical marker unveiled

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- A crowd gathered on the corner of Church and Holmes in Downton Huntsville this afternoon to unveil the new Church Street Historical Marker as a part of Huntsville’s Juneteenth celebration. African Americans lived, worked, and thrived on Church Street, but only fragments remain of that history today. “I have heard them tell the stories about the Sweet Shop, about the BBQ place. I talked to a lady who said ‘my mother had a beauty shop on church street,” […]

  • Madison County partners with Huntsville Hospital to cut costs of inmate health care and save tax payer dollars

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – When a Madison County inmate is sick or injured, it’s taxpayer dollars that are responsible to fund their healthcare. Madison County has gone over budget for inmate care significantly for the past three years. Wednesday, the Madison County Commission and Huntsville Hospital entered an agreement regarding inmate care that is expected to save taxpayers money. Captain Chad Brooks says the Metro Jail’s budget for medical expenses in 2018 was a $3.05 million. In 2018, the jail […]

  • Huntsville police officers awarded for heroism

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Several Huntsville Police officers were given Heroism Awards from The Sons of the American Revolution Monday morning for their bravery in the line of duty. Huntsville police officers Christopher Wellman, Larry Tomlin, Taylor Davis, and Darren White were all recognized for their professionalism on January 16, when a suspected carjacker fired shots at officers during a pursuit. The officers recounted what being in a chase and shootout felt like that day. “After the first three officers had […]

  • Man without A/C for over 20 days wanted answers from landlord

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Now is not the time of year when a person wants to get with a broken A/C. Some renters in the Huntsville tell us they are waiting weeks for their landlords to fix their air conditioning. A local attorney says there are specific steps tenants have to take in this situation. Carl Johnson lives at Wilshire Apartments in Huntsville. He says his air conditioning quit working on May Sixth. He tried to get the problem fixed for […]

  • Celebrate 200 years of Alabama history at the newly renovated Constitution Hall Park

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Constitution Hall Park, the birthplace of Alabama, will hold its public grand re-opening on Saturday, June 1, 2019, after undergoing restorations to the buildings and park. The celebration will feature history themed family activities and crafts, live music, food trucks and museum tours. The event will also include a reenactment of President Monroe’s visit to Huntsville in June 1819. The event is free to all, from 10:00 a.m. through 4:00p.m. President Monroe will arrive at Constitution Hall […]

  • New app can help you find a lawn care provider

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The GreenPal app is launching in Huntsville. It connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals. “After successfully launching in 100 other markets, we are excited to help homeowners in Huntsville find reliable, local lawn care,” says co-founder Gene Caballero. GreenPal started in Nashville in 2012. Co-founder Gene Caballero says he believes it has grown in popularity due to the consumer market wanting instant results. “It’s been described as Uber for lawn care. It’s the easiest […]

  • Travel season kicks off along with summer time, ALEA wants you to drive safe

    TENNESSEE VALLEY – Alabama State Troopers say they are expecting a high volume of traffic to start on the roadways. While they are prepared to respond to accidents, troopers recommend a few things drivers can do to ensure their own safety on the roads this summer. Alabama State Trooper Curtis Summerville says people tend to be less patient during the summer. He says road rage is a reason for many incidents. “Keep in mind when you’re driving over the summer […]

  • Case involving former Madison County employee arrested for sex acts with students going to grand jury

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — A former Madison County Schools employee was scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday morning. Authorities arrested Lyndsey Bates last month on charges related to having sex with one student and “sexting” another. Prosecutors say the two student victims are between the ages of 16 and 19. 22-year-old Lyndsey Bates did not appear in Judge Linda Coats’ courtroom Wednesday, but her attorney Robert Tuten did. Tuten asked that his client’s case be waived. Bates case will […]

  • Huntsville apartment complex murder comes to a close, again

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – An innocent man sat in jail for a month. Three weeks later, a different man was arrested for the accused crime. Huntsville police say now, they are sure they have the right guy. The case starts in March with a shooting at Brixworth at Bridge Street apartments. 19-year-old Austin Rich was killed. Police say this crime was drug-related. “In this case, we can say it was drug-related. In this shooting and the death of this victim was […]

  • Florence, Huntsville hosts ‘My Body, My Choice’ rallies

    TENNESSEE VALLEY – Hundreds of people attended the “My Body, My Choice” rally at Butler Park in Huntsville Sunday afternoon, and many speakers shared their stories and opinions during the rally, but the main talking point of the rally was that everyone can make a difference. Lisa Handback, a speaker at the rally, says she hopes everyone left feeling empowered. “There’s a lot of feelings here today and putting those into action in a political sense because we know especially […]

  • Community celebrates Toffee’s birthday “pawty”

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The community is invited to celebrate at Toffee’s Backyard Birthday “Pawty.” You may or may not remember a little puppy named Toffee. Almost a year ago, a 7-week-old deaf puppy was successfully rescued from a 50-foot hole in south Huntsville. It took more than 30 hours of hard work to pull Toffee out, but rescue crews refused to give up on her. The rescue went viral, with people all over the country tuning in to the rescue […]

  • Mixed use development coming to South Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Three local powerhouse developers have released a plan to revitalize South Huntsville. The Hays Farm will be the site of the development, which is being overseen by owners Jim Hays, John Hays and Jeff Enfinger. The Hays family also developed Hampton Cove among other projects in Huntsville. Hays Farm will bring over one thousand new housing units, an entertainment district, a nature preserve, retail and restaurant locations, a six-mile walking trail, townhouses, a dog park and more. […]

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