David is a Reporter in the Roanoke newsroom, covering the WSET viewing area from Lexington to Radford. David is a veteran newsman in our area, beginning his TV career at WSLS in 1996. He has received several national awards and was part of the team that won the prestigious Peabody Award for coverage of the Virginia Tech massacre.
David studied Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University following a three year enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. David has also worked as an international freelance journalist spending more than 280 days in conflict zones in Afghanistan, Iraq and Turkey. His conflict video is currently contracted by Getty Images.
David is an avid history buff, loves the outdoors and Detroit Red Wing hockey. Originally from Keego Harbor, Michigan, David moved to Roanoke in 1994 and has called our region home ever since.