David grew up in Texas and is a graduate of the University of North Texas.
His career has included stops at KOVR in Sacramento, KDBC in El Paso, KOSA in Midland/Odessa and KXAS in Dallas.
David joined ABC7 in 1996. During his tenure, David has hosted Eye on LA. and co-anchored Eyewitness News This Morning with his current co-anchor Ellen Leyva. He trained extensively with special agents of the FBI for a series of reports that showed Southern California viewers what it takes to be an agent. Similarly, he's trained with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's elite Special Enforcement Bureau, one of the world's toughest SWAT teams. David's participation allowed viewers to see the grueling demands of the Sheriff's SWAT academy.
Other stories have taken him into the jungles of Central America to report on drug runners. He explored secret caves in Belize filled with artifacts from the ancient Maya. And from Paris, David reported on a foiled terrorist plot to bring down the Eiffel Tower. He also reported from New Orleans in the immediate aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, and returned for a series of special reports one year later on the anniversary of the hurricane strike.
David has won eight Emmy awards and 19 nominations.
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