David joined the WFXR sports team in July 2018 as the weekend sports anchor/reporter. Originally from New York City, David comes to Roanoke after spending four years as the sports director at WHSV-TV, the ABC affiliate in Harrisonburg, Virginia. During his time in the Shenandoah Valley, he covered the James Madison football team's run to a FCS national title in 2016 and followed the Dukes' return to the championship game a year later. He also won several Associated Press awards, including Best Sports Feature and Best Sports Operation of the Virginias.
David began his on-air career at WAOW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Wausau, Wisconsin, covering the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and high school sports. He earned his bachelor's degrees in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.
In the Summer of 2016, David served as a Production Associate for NBC’s coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio 2016 was his third Olympic Games after serving in the same position during the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, and interning with NBC during the London Olympics in 2012.
Outside the studio, David enjoys cooking, working out and exploring the Virginia's wineries and breweries. He has a passion for storytelling and going beyond the boxscore so please let him know of any story ideas!