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
  • Organization says UDOT move to allow trucks and higher speeds on Legacy Parkway is irresponsible

    DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation has announced speed limits on Davis County’s Legacy Parkway will increase to 65 mph beginning January 1, and large trucks will also be allowed to use the parkway. The speed limit on the route was initially set at 55 mph and semitrailers with five or more axles (or 80,000 pounds or greater gross vehicle weight) were prohibited in accordance with an agreement signed in 2005. The agreement ended litigation that halted […]

  • Dramatic video shows Utah trooper rescuing man from path of oncoming train

    CENTERVILLE, Utah — Utah Highway Patrol officials have released dash camera video showing the moment a trooper pulled a driver out of a vehicle seconds before it was struck by a Utah Transit Authority FrontRunner train Wednesday morning. The incident happened around 6:50 a.m. on a section of track between Pages and Parrish Ln. in Centerville. Trooper Ruben Correa is credited with saving the life of a driver who had some type of medical condition that resulted in getting his […]

  • Teen breaks Utah’s 42-year-old golden trout record

    SALT LAKE CITY — A 13-year-old boy holds the new Utah record for a golden trout catch in Utah. According to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Isaac Vance caught a 14 7/8″-long golden trout in Marsh Lake in the High Uintas. The fish weighs 18.88 ounces and has a girth of 7 3/4″. Isaac’s catch breaks a 1977 record set by Breck Tuttle. Tuttle caught the previous record-setter in Atwood Creek. It was 14.5″ long and weighed 14 ounces. […]

  • Section of 6200 S to close for one week starting Weds. night

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation is shutting down a section of 6200 South beginning Wednesday night as it prepares for the construction of a freeway-style interchange for Bangerter Hwy. UDOT will close 6200 S between Bangerter Hwy. and Dixie Dr. from Wednesday night at 9 p.m. until October 23 at 5 a.m. Detours will take eastbound drivers around the closure via either 4000 W or Center Park Dr. For westbound drivers, detours will go along […]

  • Search underway after West Virginia hunter disappears in Summit Co.

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A member of a hunting party disappeared in Summit County Monday, and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and its Search and Rescue crew is looking for him. Carl L. Crumrine, 69, was last seen at 5:30 a.m. Monday. He was with a group in the Lyman Lake area of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in eastern Summit County. A member of his hunting party contacted law enforcement when Crumrine failed to return after sunset. Search and rescue […]

  • Riverdale man returned home safely; Silver Alert canceled

    UPDATE: Tobias Gallegos has returned home safely, Riverdale City announced at about 3:30 p.m. Original story below: RIVERDALE, Utah — A Utah Silver Alert was activated for a 62-year-old man Tuesday afternoon. Tobias Albert Gallegos was described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 210 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes.  No photo of Gallegos was immediately available. Gallegos was last seen at Stoney Brooke Assisted Living, 4390 S 700 W. He was wearing a gray sweater, and black pants. […]

  • Car stolen in Tooele with child inside; shelter in place lifted at Magna schools

    MAGNA, Utah — Police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a car with a child inside in Tooele Tuesday morning. The theft occurred near 1900 N 900 W in Tooele. Guy Ashdown told FOX 13 his wife and son were in a Dodge Magnum waiting for his daughter as they were about to leave for school. Ashdowns said his wife went back to see what happened to the daughter, and that’s when the car was stolen. “As soon […]

  • Harmful algal bloom advisory still in effect at Taylorsville pond

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — The City of Taylorsville is reminding residents to continue to heed the algal bloom advisory at Millrace Park Pond. “A water sample was collected on Oct. 8, and Anatoxin-a levels are still detectable. During a ‘warning advisory,’ you should not swim in the water or ingest it, avoid areas with algae and keep animals away,” a tweet from the city said. Ingestion of the toxins from harmful algal blooms can result in intestinal cramping, headaches, nausea, rashes […]

  • Utah Co. Jail inmate removes ankle monitor, leaves supervised release

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah County Jail inmate escaped from supervised release in Salt Lake City Monday. According to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Ryan Thomas Miller, of Orem, removed his GPS ankle monitor and walked away from a substance abuse treatment program. Miller had been admitted to Odyssey House of Utah as part of a drug court program through the Fourth District Court. “While Miller was not in custody within the confines of the UCSO jail facility […]

  • Semitrailer rollover crash forces closure on I-215 in Davis Co.

    DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — The ramp to I-215 W from southbound I-15 in Davis County was closed shortly before noon Monday due to a rollover crash involving a semitrailer. A Utah Highway Patrol spokesman said the semitrailer was either traveling too fast for the curve or the driver lost control of the vehicle. The semitrailer tipped on its left side and emergency crews had to extricate the driver. The semitrailer driver was taken to a hospital, but his injuries did […]

  • Man calls 911 to report stabbing his grandmother in Salt Lake Co., police say

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — A woman is in serious condition after she was stabbed in Salt Lake County Monday morning. It happened near 4400 Loren Von Dr. According to a Unified Police spokesman, the woman’s grandson called 911 at 6:15 and reported he had stabbed his grandmother multiple times. “The grandfather had already transported the female to the hospital. She is alive, she is stable. She did receive some injuries to her abdomen and some of her extremities,” said […]

  • Vaping devices seized in Grand Co. School District retested; no signs of meth this time

    MOAB, Utah — Grand County School District officials issued an update Monday on vaping devices that they previously claimed had tested positive for methamphetamine. “Recently, vaping devices found at the school tested positive for methamphetamine and THC. The vaping devices have since been retested and the results were negative for methamphetamine, though the THC was confirmed,” a statement from Grand County School District said. On October 3, Grand Co. School District issued a press release indicating that there had been […]

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