David grew up in east Tennessee and has always had a love for weather.
David went to the University of Tennessee before transferring to the University of Oklahoma where he got his meteorology degree. While in school, David interned with WATE-TV in Knoxville and, later, with KSBI-TV in Oklahoma City.
He also worked part-time for WCYB in 2006 before joining BBB Cable TV12 in Oak Ridge, TN for a year.
He joined the WCYB staff in May 2007.
David ranked in the top 6% of forecasters in a national contest and won a local forecasting contest while at the University of Oklahoma.
David obtained his AMS Television Seal of Approval in April of 2009.
David, his wife Jennifer, son, and daughter, love getting out and seeing East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. They also enjoy serving the community through their local church.
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