David came to WPVI-TV in 1990, as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining Action News, David was a reporter with WJZ-TV, Baltimore, Maryland, WMAR-TV, Baltimore, Maryland, WNEP-TV Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pennsylvania, and with WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania. David was honored with several United Press International Awards for reporting while in Allentown, Pennsylvania. David is also a graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. In 1984, he was the first Temple University student to win a national scholarship from the Radio-Television News Directors Association.
As a weather reporter, David has covered hurricanes in North Carolina and Louisiana, as well as a major tornado outbreak in Oklahoma, and has produced Action News feature reports on numerous aspects of local Delaware Valley weather. Memorable news assignments include the Oklahoma City Federal Building bombing and the attacks against the World Trade Center in 1993 and 2001.
David and his wife, Barbara, have 3 children and reside in suburban Philadelphia. He enjoys traveling with his family. David is involved with several local charities including annual fundraising efforts for the Parkinson Council and the Delaware County Regional Cancer Center. David is also a long-time Phillies fan and can often be spotted with his children and friends at the ballpark.
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