David Wells

David's interest in news media began early in life. Bored with the Dick and Jane books his classmates were into, he began reading The Salt Lake Tribune at age six. At seventeen, he became the Editor-in-Chief of Bountiful High School's student newspaper, The Brave.

David graduated Cum Laude from Weber State University in December of 2005 with a degree in Communication / Electronic Media. For his first post-college job, he began freelancing for KSTU-FOX 13 as a video editor. He was hired full-time in that position in June of 2006.

Then, in August of 2006, FOX 13 launched a new website, called MyFoxUtah.com (now defunct). David was the first Web Content Producer to be hired for FOX 13's new-and-improved online presence, and he has happily worked in KSTU's web department ever since.

In July of 2008, David was promoted to Senior Web Producer and began overseeing FOX 13's web department. In January 2009, the team launched an even bigger and better web site, Fox13Now.com - the web site you are now visiting.

In his spare time, David enjoys writing music, travel, cooking and cinema. Look for the back of his head on FOX 13's "Live at Eleven," "Live at Noon" and "Live at Five."

Recent Articles

  • Turkey truck crash forces lane closures at Deer Creek Reservoir

    Posted on: 9:09 am, April 24, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:38am, April 24, 2014

    WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — A semi-trailer hauling live turkeys crashed into Deer Creek Reservoir Thursday morning, forcing UHP troopers to...
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    Courtesy: Utah State Parks
  • Viral Video: Wait for it

    Posted on: 7:40 am, April 24, 2014, by

    The video starts off with a shock, but keep watching.
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  • U of U to release report on alleged sperm tampering

    Posted on: 7:06 am, April 24, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:54am, April 24, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah released a report on an investigation into allegations of intentional tampering of...
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    File Photo: Tom Lippert | Courtesy: Branum family
  • University Hospital nurse resigns over racist Facebook comment

    Posted on: 1:35 pm, April 23, 2014, by

    SALT LAKE CITY — A statement from University Hospital indicates a hospital employee has resigned after hospital officials learned of...
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  • Wind blows portable toilet down street [video]

    Posted on: 1:01 pm, April 23, 2014, by

    The heavy wind that swept across parts of northern Utah Tuesday afternoon caused an unusual scene in the Lehi area....
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  • Adjust grocery shopping habits to improve your heart health!

    Posted on: 9:51 am, April 23, 2014, by , updated on: 09:52am, April 23, 2014

    Grocery shopping can be pretty stressful – screaming kids, a million things to choose from, and a loaded shopping cart....
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  • Cool School: Daybreak Elementary

    Posted on: 9:00 am, April 23, 2014, by , updated on: 10:11am, April 23, 2014

    SOUTH JORDAN — Big Budah went to Daybreak Elementary School in South Jordan Wednesday morning to find out what makes...
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  • Director: ‘Goonies’ sequel ‘hopefully’ on the way

    Posted on: 8:15 am, April 23, 2014, by , updated on: 08:25am, April 23, 2014

    HOLLYWOOD — Richard Donner, who directed “The Goonies,” said a sequel to the beloved 1985 film could become reality. In...
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    Source: warnerbros.com
  • Canal breach threatens West Jordan homes

    Posted on: 7:51 am, April 23, 2014, by

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — Four to five West Jordan homes were under threat of flooding after a canal breach early...
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  • House fire displaces two Kearns families

    Posted on: 6:28 am, April 23, 2014, by

    KEARNS, Utah — Two families are safe after the Kearns home they share caught fire Wednesday morning. The fire started...
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  • Accused drug distributors appear in court

    Posted on: 1:08 pm, April 22, 2014, by

    OGDEN, Utah — Three people who face felony charges for their alleged involvement in a former drug distribution ring appeared...
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  • Firefighters participate in ‘My Heart Challenge’

    Posted on: 10:08 am, April 22, 2014, by , updated on: 01:17pm, April 22, 2014

    Big Budah went to the West Jordan Fire Department Tuesday morning to check on the progress of 15 firefighters who...
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