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WAFB 9News Reporter: David Spunt

David Spunt


Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Arrived in Baton Rouge: April 2009. Before I moved here, I reported for the CBS affiliate in Columbus, GA for two years.

Education: B.A. in Political Science and Journalism, Miami University.

Awards and Accomplishments: Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news coverage. Emmy nominated for coverage of Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.

Hobbies: Traveling, working out, spending time with family and friends ... and good movies!

Big Stories Covered: I spent the summer of 2010 on the Louisiana coast covering the BP Oil Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.When I first arrived in Louisiana, I broke the story of a Louisiana justice of the peace who refused to marry an interracial couple. In Georgia, I had several opportunities to sit down with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter at his home.

Favorite Quote: "Do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of." - Benjamin Franklin

Email: Dspunt@wafb.com

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