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 changes timing of traffic signals to accommodate for heavy traffic

    MADISON, Ala. – The City of Madison is changing how light signal timing operates on most of the major thoroughfares throughout the city. “Our traffic volume continues to increase but our pavement doesn’t,” said Director of Engineering Gary Chynoweth. City engineers say a solution to traffic concerns is coordinating signal timing to help traffic flow on Madison Boulevard, County Line Road, Hughes Road, Wall Triana Highway, Sullivan Street, and Madison Pike. “We’re trying to sequence them so that in the […]

  • Bridge replacements coming soon on Old Highway 431 in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Commission has been working on a plan to replace four one-lane bridges on Old Highway 431 for two and a half years, the commission says the final piece is in place and construction will begin before the end of 2019. Replacing the four one-lane bridges located on Old Highway 431 near the Flint River Greenway will cost approximately $8.5 million dollars. “We’ve been working four or five months on property acquisition to get […]

  • Upgrades coming to Florence Housing Authority Cherry Hill Homes

    FLORENCE, Ala.- Some Florence residents have questions after finding letters saying the buildings they are living in at Cherry Hill Homes will be torn down.  The letter didn’t say when demolition would begin or where these residents will need to move. Florence Housing Authority received funding to upgrade Cherry Hill Homes. Florence Housing Authority Executive Director Rhonda Richardson says the project has been a topic of discussion for years and it will take time to rebuild the property so officials […]

  • GETTING RESULTS: Veteran in Colbert County gets free wheelchair ramp built

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala.-  Volunteers from the Patriot Guard of Northwest Alabama gathered Saturday to build a wheelchair ramp for disabled veteran Gary Hartwell at his home in Cherokee. Gary Hartwell served his country with pride for more than 13-years. Hartwell was forced into early retirement when he suffered a head injury. He’s left with chronic vertigo and mobility issues stemming from seizures. With limited funds, Hartwell needed the public’s assistance to build a wheelchair ramp at his new home. An […]

  • Illegal dumping in Tuscumbia prompts Mayor to take action

    TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – The Mayor of Tuscumbia is placing ‘No Dumping’ signs in a neighborhood near Northwest-Shoals Community college after residents begged for the city to step in. Holly Carter has lived in the same home in Tuscumbia for twelve years. She says she takes pride in where she lives, just west of Northwest-Shoals Community College. She wishes the rest of the community would also care about the cities appearance. “I’m just ashamed, honestly, of my neighborhood. My husband and […]

  • Reminders for Madison County residents participating in new recycling program

    MADISON COUNTY, AL. – The Recycling Alliance of North Alabama (RANA) wants to give Madison County residents a few reminders as the new curbside recycling program launches on Thursday, August 1. 54,000 residents signed up for the program in phase one. The Solid Waste Disposal Authority says if you haven’t received your new cart yet, be patient, it’s on the way. “What we’re trying to do right now is concentrate on the people that get pickups the first week. There […]

  • Arab woman’s goal is filling backpacks for students before school starts

    ARAB, ALA. – An Arab woman has one goal as school starts: make sure any child in need has the supplies he or she needs for school. Jana Willis has already made a difference in several schools in two different counties, and she’s doing everything in her power to make sure no child goes without. “Help” is a word that means different things to people, depending on where they are in life. If you’re living paycheck to paycheck, something as […]

  • Marine Patrol increase vigilance after deadly month on Alabama’s waterways

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala.- Marine police say 2019 is on track to be the deadliest year on Alabama waterways in 20 years. Senior Trooper Jeffrey Reaves spends his days patrolling Alabama waterways. He says the increase in boating accidents and fatalities has been alarming. “It does make you try to be a little bit more on the guard. Look a little tighter at things. Look a little closer at things. Pay a little bit more attention than you would have before,” […]

  • Storm shelter under construction in Owens Cross Roads

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala.- Officials in Owens Cross Roads broke ground Friday on a new community storm shelter. The shelter is being built next to Owens Cross Road town hall. Members of the County Commission signed off on the project funded in part thanks to a one hundred and sixteen thousand dollar grant from FEMA. “We knew that there was a need in that area for a storm shelter. There are residents there that need a place to go in severe […]

  • Free back-to-school immunizations in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – With the school year fast approaching, parents, do not forget to get your children’s immunization shots. The Madison County Health Department is holding a back-to-school immunization clinic. Officials say vaccines are free to the public. The clinic will be going on for three weeks from 9:00 in the morning to 3:30 in the afternoon. They will see the first 60 patients every day. 30 patients in the morning and 30 patients in the afternoon. The clinic […]

  • Overgrown lot next to daycare raises concerns

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- An overgrown lot right next to a daycare in Huntsville is raising concerns. Nick Miller’s two children have gone to Rainbow Daycare located on Bradford Drive in Huntsville for several years. He says the lot next to the daycare has become a safety hazard. “Whenever there is an event at the daycare they use that kinda area as overflow parking. In the past its been fine, no issues. But now it’s just getting to be really a nuisance […]

  • Law enforcement agencies combine record management systems in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Commission signed off on $1.2 million decision to integrate the Madison County Sheriffs Office’s record management systems with Huntsville Police and Madison City Police. Officials say this system will combine information and help solve crimes more efficiently. It will also be implemented into jail management to eliminate duplication of paperwork. “HPD, Madison, Madison County Sheriff’s office. We all serve the same jurisdiction. We all deal with the same criminals. They don’t know jurisdiction […]

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