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Maxie grew up in a military family. She lived in Georgia, two different towns in Germany and a suburb of St. Louis before her family moved to Madison as part of BRAC in 1998.

As a graduate of Auburn University, Maxie started at WHNT News 19 as a part-time production assistant. She worked her way up to being a supervising director before making a change to the content side of news. Several years of producing newscasts helped Maxie find her passion for the interactive side of things.

Now, Maxie is the Digital Executive Producer. She helps to manage WHNT.com in addition to the station’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest accounts.

If you have a news tip or a suggestion for the digital side of WHNT, feel free to email Maxie at maxie.gardner@whnt.com.


Recent Articles
  • Swim for Melissa, Miracle Bash return to raise money for Huntsville Hospital Neonatal ICU

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Hospital Foundation’s 14th annual Miracle Bash and Swim for Melissa events are once again raising money to provide lifesaving equipment and services for sick and premature infants in Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children’s Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Guests can enjoy a buffet dinner and exclusive silent auction at Miracle Bash on Friday, Aug. 2, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Grand Hall. For the first time ever, the Miracle Bash silent […]

  • Horse in Marshall County confirmed to have West Nile Virus

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – A horse in Marshall County, near Boaz, has been confirmed to have West Nile Virus. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)) says this is the first West Nile Virus (WNV) case reported this year. The ADPH says there was also one case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) reported in a horse. They say no human infections have been reported, but the risk will remain through the active mosquito season. Transmission of these illnesses occur when […]

  • Madison County names interim superintendent as Massey leaves office

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Deputy Superintendent of Madison County Schools has a new position, at least temporarily. The school board voted Mark Minskey into the Interim Superintendent position at the meeting Thursday night. Minskey will replace superintendent Matt Massey, who is leaving for a position as the president of the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering. That school will serve the entire state and is set to begin classes in August of 2020. “I am excited for the […]

  • HPD seeks help identifying women involved in two separate theft cases

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police hope you can help them identify the people involved in two different theft cases from the last couple of weeks. ABC Store Theft The first happened on April 19th. Police are looking for the woman seen in the surveillance picture at the ABC Store on South Memorial Parkway. Investigators acknowledge that the pictures of the woman aren’t great, but they hope someone can identify her based on the vehicle she was driving. It’s a maroon […]

  • Incredible video shows machete fight during robbery at Huntsville gas station, 2 arrested

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Newly-released surveillance video shows a knife fight between two would-be robbers and a store clerk. Note: The video below shows the events from various cameras in order in which they happened. There is no audio and the video is sped up. Two people were arrested Saturday afternoon after an attempted robbery at the Conoco on Pulaski Pike. Sunday, Huntsville Police confirmed Laney Nicholson, 33, and Seth Holcomb, 32, both face attempted robbery charges. Police say Holcomb went […]

  • Portion of I-565 reopens after utility work

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police stopped traffic on a portion of Interstate 565 for roughly 30 minutes on Friday, March 15. The closure happened at the Greenbriar exit. The closure was for utility work in the area.

  • Marshall County banks targeted in skimming scheme, deputies search for information

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office hopes you can help them identify the man and vehicle seen in these surveillance pictures. Investigators believe he is part of an elaborate ATM “cash out” scheme. The Sheriff’s office says it appears personal information is being recovered from skimmers attached to ATMs and gas pumps. People are taking that information to generate cards. Investigators say the offender is traveling throughout the country making withdrawals from various ATMs. Two of those […]

  • Huntsville Innovators discuss downtown culture’s past and future

    WHNT News 19 partnered with AL.com and Downtown Huntsville Inc. to put on a series of online panel discussions about innovations in Huntsville. The panel topics ranged from tech to food and beverage. We spent an hour and a half at AL.com’s downtown offices with some of Huntsville brightest thinkers for the conversations, which  were part of the celebrations surrounding the fifth year of LIT, a digital light experience in downtown Huntsville.

  • LIVE BLOG: Day 1 of SEC Media Days as Texas A&M, LSU, and Kentucky take the stage

    ATLANTA Ga. – It’s day one of SEC Media Days from the Omni Hotel and Resort in Atlanta, Georgia. Today we will hear from Texas A&M, LSU, Kentucky and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. WHNT News 19 is on site and will bring you exclusive coverage on air, online, and on our mobile app throughout the week. A hot topic today is former Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher who is speaking at his first SEC Media Days on behalf of […]

  • SEC Media Days Monday Recap: Fisher talks pressures for upcoming season; Orgeron talks QB

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Day one of SEC Media Days at the College Football Hall Of Fame in Atlanta is in the books and one of the biggest stories today is Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher, Coach Fisher has a bunch of pressure on him heading into the season especially after he signed the highest contract in college football history, but Fisher is not comparing himself to the rest of the pack. “When you get good in your program, you […]

  • Parents arrested in connection with death of Hazel Green infant

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the parents of an infant found dead over the weekend in Hazel Green. Porsha Dawn Bole and Joshua Lee Foster both face charges of Aggravated Child Abuse in Madison County in relation to the death of their 11-month-old daughter. They are each being held on a $60,000 bond. The investigation began in the area of 496 Ready Section Rd. and Brier Fork Rd. according to officials Investigators with the […]

  • Man killed in Huntsville Shooting identified

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have identified the man killed in a shooting late Sunday night. Investigators say Carvell Goodlow, 20, of Detroit, Michigan died Sunday night at the Westlake Apartment Complex. They say he died from an apparent gunshot wound. Investigators with the Major Crimes unit are currently conducting a homicide investigation. Huntsville Police have not announced any arrests in the case.

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