About

The Hville Blast is invested in making Huntsville better. We do that by publishing positive, engaging, useful + actionable content.

We cover the good in Huntsville, including start-up businesses, local jobs, wellness, food + drink, travel, arts, education, nature, events and more.

The Hville Blast works with Huntsville businesses to create and promote original content, including articles, photo + video assets, social campaigns and more.


Cecilia Wood

Cecilia Wood

Cecilia is the Social Media Manager for Hville Blast, writing stories and covering fun local events for the ‘gram… probably with a coffee in hand.

Hometown: Hoover, AL
Education: Auburn University, major in Professional and Public Writing and minors in business, Spanish, and marketing


Cindy Martin
Cindy Martin

Cindy Martin

Cindy is the Founder and CEO of The Hville Blast. Previously, Cindy served as President of Alabama Media Group and CEO of AL.com for 16 years.

Hometown: Bessemer, AL
Education: ME/MBA, both from The University of Alabama


Daeja Coleman

Daeja Coleman

Daeja is a content producer intern for The Hville Blast. Although she’s originally from Huntsville, she’s now furthering her education at UNA & is producing content on all things happening around the beautiful city of Florence.

Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Education: University of North Alabama


Emily Phillips
Emily Phillips

Emily Phillips

A Content Producer for Hville Blast, Emily Phillips loves all things storytelling. A few other things she loves: Alabama football, Taylor Swift’s discography, long outdoor walks and learning new things. 

Hometown: Florence, AL
Education: B.A. in Journalism from The University of Alabama; (M.A. in Journalism coming soon)


Gabi Hembree
Gabi Hembree

Gabi Hembree

As Account Executive and Sales Success Coach, Gabi connects with clients and prospective clients to build relationships and help them reach their individual marketing goals.

Hometown: Ardmore, AL
Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing-management with a minor in Chinese from UAB


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Jessica Broom

Jessica Broom

Just a Bham transplant calling the Magic City home who loves connecting businesses that make Alabama so wonderful to the people passionate about supporting them.

Hometown: Loganville, GA
Education: University of North Georgia


Michael Seale
Michael Seale

Michael Seale

Michael is the Managing Content Producer for The Hville Blast. A Birmingham native, he is an avid fan of live music, baseball and everything outdoors. 

Hometown: Birmingham, Ala
Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham (B.A., English)