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.

Recent Articles
  • West Point woman charged with poisoning husband with eyedrops

    FARMINGTON, Utah — A misdemeanor charge was filed Wednesday against a West Point woman accused of using eyedrops to poison her husband. Chandra Vaya Stevens Read, 33, faces a class A misdemeanor charge of Surreptitious Administration of a Substance. Dallen Tubbs, Read’s husband, told police he had been feeling ill for several months and he stayed home from work on August 1. Tubbs said he had been vomiting and having headaches, nausea, blurred vision, diarrhea and he lost 40 pounds, according […]

  • Utah man accused of murdering wife aboard cruise ship pleads not guilty

    JUNEAU, Alaska — A St. George man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the July 25 death of his wife aboard a cruise ship pleaded not guilty Wednesday, St. George News reports. Kenneth Manzanares, 39, appeared in court Wednesday via teleconference and his attorney entered his plea for him, the report said. Manzanares was indicted last week in the death of 39-year-old Kristy Manzanares, who died aboard the Princess Cruises ship “Emerald Princess” off the coast of Alaska. A […]

  • Utah man accused of murdering wife aboard cruise ship indicted

    JUNEAU, Alaska — A Utah man accused of killing his wife aboard a cruise ship off the coast of Alaska was indicted Wednesday in federal court. Kenneth Manzanares, 39, could face life in prison or the death penalty if he’s found guilty of killing his wife, 39-year-old Kristy Manzanares, who died July 25 on the Princess Cruises ship “Emerald Princess.” Court documents obtained by FOX 13 show that on July 25, security onboard the Emerald Princess cruise ship were called […]

  • In Fox 13 visit, Dr. Oz speaks on opioids, solar eclipse and sugar addiction

    SALT LAKE CITY — Dr. Mehmet Oz of “The Dr. Oz Show” visited us Friday morning and offered his thoughts on America’s opioid problem, staying safe during the upcoming solar eclipse and two ways to help curb a sugar addiction. Dr. Oz is also participating in Saturday’s “Champions for Change” race.  

  • Dr. Oz helps Dave Nemeth with his forecast

    SALT LAKE CITY — Dr. Mehmet Oz of “The Dr. Oz Show” stopped by FOX 13 Friday morning and gave Dave Nemeth some assistance with one of his forecasts on “Live at Eleven.”

  • Fire near Hwy. 89 and Davis/Weber County border under control

    Fire crews responded to a brush fire near Hwy. 89 and I-84 at the border of Weber and Davis counties early Friday morning. The fire started started around 1:30 a.m. and burned about one acre. A Weber County dispatcher said the brush fire is under control and it isn’t affecting traffic.

  • Utah guardsman killed in Afghanistan identified

    KABUL, Afghanistan — A member of the Utah Guard was killed and 11 others were injured Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan. Aaron Butler, 27, of Monticello, died “when he entered a booby-trapped building that exploded while his group was fighting members of the Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan,” according to a family friend. Governor Gary Herbert said a 12-member team was clearing a building for safety in Eastern Afghanistan. “As they were clearing a building for safety purposes issues there, […]

  • Heavy traffic expected along I-15 for solar eclipse travelers

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Transportation urges drivers to prepare for heavy delays throughout the state as travelers from across the western U.S. drive to Idaho and Wyoming to view the solar eclipse on August 21. UDOT expects as many as 50,000 additional vehicles will travel through Utah, with heavier than usual traffic beginning Friday afternoon. Traffic congestion is expected to be especially heavy along I-15 between Brigham City and Tremonton, and the biggest delays are expected […]

  • LDS church applauds upcoming concert supporting LGBTQ youth

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement Wednesday applauding LOVELOUD, a music festival to be held in Orem later this month in support of LGBTQ youth. “We applaud the LoveLoud Festival for LGBTQ Youth’s aim to bring people together to address teen safety and to express respect and love for all of God’s children. We join our voice with all who come together to foster a community of inclusion in which no […]

  • Multiple police agencies involved in Utah County chase; two arrested

    ALPINE, Utah — Two people were arrested Tuesday night after a police pursuit involving multiple law enforcement agencies and two stolen vehicles. Police said it started with a report of a man going through cars at the UTA FrontRunner station at 782 W 200 S in American Fork. Officers tried to make contact with the suspect, but they said he fled on foot into a nearby neighborhood. According to American Fork Police, the suspect entered a home and took a […]

  • Rosie Rivera sworn in as first female Salt Lake County Sheriff

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — Following the recent departure of former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder and a special election Saturday, Salt Lake County has a new Sheriff. Rosie Rivera, a 24-year veteran of law enforcement, is the first woman elected to the position. She won a special election Saturday, defeating Steve Anjewierden, Ken Hansen, Levi Hughes and Fred Ross. Minutes after being sworn into office, Rivera gave some insight into her priorities. “I’d like to start focusing on […]

  • Eagle Mountain woman trains camels, Texas Longhorns for film and TV

    EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — A local animal trainer has been training dogs and horses, but recently started training long horns and, in January, started training camels. Heather Beck lives in Eagle Mountain. She is working with two one-hump camels named Falkor and Zepher.  She has trained some Texas Longhorn cattle to be able to saddle and ride them. Beck said she has been impressed with the Longhorns’ and camels’ levels of intelligence. “I get a lot of flak from horse […]