David grew up watching WBTV and it was the only TV station he ever wanted to work for.
His biggest stories include the Pillowtex/NC Research Campus developments over the years, the tragic fire at Salisbury Millworks, the funeral of President Ronald Reagan, NASCAR-related stories and coverage and follow-ups on Hurricane Katrina and the local connections to that disaster and recovery.
He is a bureau reporter covering Charlotte and all points north including Salisbury, Concord, and Kannapolis and "wherever they send me."
Honors: Key to the city of Salisbury for Hurricane Katrina relief partnership project; First Place, National Motorsports Press Association Television News Category, 2008; Silver Award, Radio and Television News Director's Association of the Carolinas, 2008; two awards for First Place, National Motorsports Press Association, 2009; Gold Award, Radio and Television News Director's Association of the Carolinas, 2009; Gold Award, RTNDAC, 2010; Charlie Harville Award, NMPA, 2010; First Place Spot News, NMPA, 2010, First Place, Long Form Documentary, NMPA, NC Animal/Rabies Control Association Reporter of the Year, 2012.
Drag racing’s most awe-inspiring spectacle is a week from returning to America’s Home for Racing, as zMAX Dragway plays host to NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series four-wide drag racing in the 10th annual NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, April 26-28.
A man wanted for allegedly threatening the life of a district court judge in Rowan County is now in custody. Keng Vang, 37, was wanted for threatening the life of Rowan County Chief District Court Judge Charlie Brown, according to the report.
Fire heavily damaged a 1 1/2 story home on West Henderson Street on Friday night.The fire was reported just after 6:00 pm at a house in the 200 block of W. Henderson, about a block from the Salisbury City Park.