His broadcast career stretches from coast to coast. Dave joined the Channel 9 Eyewitness News Team in December,1996, as Unifour Bureau Chief covering Catawba, Alexander, Burke and Caldwell counties. Prior to his arrival in Charlotte, he worked as a news reporter at KMPH-TV in Fresno, California. Previously, he held the position of Bureau Chief at WPDE, the ABC affiliate covering the Florence-Myrtle Beach area.
Dave is the recipient of numerous awards for his journalistic efforts. In 1994, he received first place awards from both the Radio and TV News Directors Association and the South Carolina Associated Press for spot news. The South Carolina Associated Press also recognized Dave in 1993 for his investigative reporting.
When Dave is not tracking down news, he can be found cheering for the Atlanta Braves. His enthusiasm for sports goes far beyond the sidelines. He enjoys playing basketball, golf and taking long hikes. Dave is involved with running 5-10k races, spending time with his family and volunteering at his church in Hickory.