David Whisenant

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.

Recent Articles by David

Though none have happened in Salisbury, Salisbury mayor condemns ICE raids

Cabarrus County scoring with NBA All-Star Game

Multiples arrests and drug seizures in major operation in Rowan and Iredell

Talent lineup announced for Jiggy with the Piggy

Several homes hit by gunfire on Celebration Drive in Salisbury

Man charged with assaulting firefighters in Rowan County

MURDOCK Study to celebrate first decade on Saturday

Under investigation by the SBI, Town of Landis creates ‘transparency’ page listing salaries

‘One step closer to justice’: Judge sets trial start date for Erica Parson’s adoptive mom

Officials urge Spencer area residents to check outbuildings, property, in search for missing man

Man now charged in January case involving missing girl from Rowan County

Catawba College Team Wins 2019 NCICU Ethics Bowl

Livingstone to receive $100,000 endowment from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Landis Mayor asks for patience, prayer as investigation continues

Kannapolis man accused of child sex crimes

Convicted rapist added to Rowan Sheriff’s Most Wanted

Agreement on taxes reached, Thelma’s restaurant in Salisbury has reopened

Faith home damaged by fire on Saturday

There’s a place for your household hazardous waste in Cabarrus County

Catawba College professor collaborates virtually with Department of Art at Georgia College