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.
The City of Concord receives ETC Institute’s Leading the Way Award for ranking in the top 10% of all cities and counties in the United States for outstanding achievement in delivering services to residents.
As many new and returning college students wrestle with decisions about higher education, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College abounds with opportunities for students whose goal is to earn a four-year degree.
An unprecedented holiday calls for an unprecedented celebration. To that end, the cities of Concord, Harrisburg, Kannapolis, Midland, Mt. Pleasant and Cabarrus County have teamed to produce the Cabarrus Virtual Holiday Celebration.
At the November 12 City Council Meeting, Susan Green, Assistant Aviation Director was surprised with the news that she is the 2020 recipient of the Jo Atwater Continuous Core Values award, which is the City’s highest honor for coworkers.
Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU), the water and wastewater provider for the City of Salisbury and other Rowan County municipalities, has been honored for exceeding federal and state drinking water standards last year.