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
  • Montana search and rescue crews save Utah father and son

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man and his 12-year-old son were found alive after they became lost while hiking in sub-zero temperatures in the Montana wilderness Tuesday. On Tuesday evening, a deputy with the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the man’s wife, who reported that her husband and son were overdue from their hike in the Spanish Peaks area. A deputy plowed his way through snowdrifts and located an abandoned vehicle used by the missing man […]

  • Ogden Police seek public’s help in locating homicide suspect

    OGDEN, Utah — Ogden Police hope someone can help them locate 18-year-old Xavier Soto. who is wanted in connection with the death of 28-year-old DJ Parkinson. A news release from Ogden PD said a passerby found Parkinson with significant injuries to his torso on the night of February 2. Parkinson was lying in a grassy area in the 2200 block of Monroe Blvd. when the passerby found him at approximately 9:50 p.m. Medical personnel took Parkinson to a hospital, where […]

  • Southbound I-15 in North Salt Lake reopens after 11-car pileup

    NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah — Utah Highway Patrol have reopened southbound I-15 in North Salt Lake after a crash involving eleven cars forced a closure Wednesday morning. According to Utah Department of Transportation spokesman John Gleason, the crash occurred near milepost 311, which is close to the 2300 N exit. “The main thing was speed too fast for the conditions. The roads are slick today, it’s cold. Even though one section of the roadway might seem fine at the time, […]

  • Snow causes some delays, one cancellation at SLC International Airport

    SALT LAKE CITY — Crews have been working since early Wednesday morning to clear from the runways at Salt Lake City International Airport. According to airport spokeswoman Nancy Volmer, Wednesday’s snowstorm has led to multiple flight delays and one cancellation. Travelers are urged to check with their airlines for the latest information on delays and cancellations. Snow removal crews @slcairport have been busy clearing the runways since 1:30 a.m. Some flight delays have occurred due to aircraft deicing. Check with […]

  • No one injured in Saratoga Springs school bus fire

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah — Firefighters quickly extinguished a school bus that caught fire in Saratoga Springs Wednesday morning. According to Saratoga Springs Fire & Rescue the fire started in the bus’ engine compartment. No injuries were reported and everyone made it off the bus safely, according to the fire department.  

  • Suspect in SLC courthouse burglary in custody, police say

    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police report a 26-year-old man suspected of breaking into the Salt Lake City Justice Court is in custody. Benjamin Bandfield is accused of burglarizing the Justice Court, at 333 S 200 E, sometime between Friday evening and Monday morning. Police said multiple ceiling tiles and glass on vending machines sustained damage in the break-in. The damage was estimated at more than $5,000. According to a probable cause statement, Bandfield forced his way into […]

  • Southbound I-15 closed in South Willard due to ‘several semi-involved crashes’

    SOUTH WILLARD, Utah — Utah Highway Patrol troopers have closed part of southbound I-15 in Box Elder County due to several crashes involving semitrailers. The Utah Department of Transportation reports the crashes occurred near milepost 352, near the Weber and Box Elder county line. Drivers should expect delays in the area as crews work to clear the scene. Watch FOX 13 for updates.

  • Power restored for thousands of customers in Kearns area

    KEARNS, Utah — Rocky Mountain Power reports power has been restored after more than 3,000 of its customers in the Kearns area lost electricity Monday morning. The outages are primarily affected customers in the 84084, 84118 and 84101 ZIP codes.

  • Police locate five kids considered missing and endangered after abduction near Utah-Arizona border

    UPDATE: An updated news release from the Utah Criminal Justice Information System has canceled the alert about five children abducted on Friday. Kayenta Police state the missing children were located and returned. No other information was given. KAYENTA, Ariz. —  Police in a town 20 miles south of the Utah-Arizona border have issued an alert about five children who were abducted Friday evening. A news release from the Utah Criminal Justice Information System identified the children as 10-year-old DeShawn Laughter, […]

  • Logan Police: Stabbing victim found in crashed car was combative before he died

    LOGAN, Utah — A man died at a hospital Friday night after suffering stab wounds and getting in a single-vehicle crash in Logan. A spokesman for Logan Police said they received a report of the crash at 7:43 p.m. According to police, the first officer to arrive at the crash scene saw the stabbing victim passed out in the vehicle.  The victim, whom police have not identified, was then taken to a hospital via ambulance. During the ambulance ride, the […]

  • Plane with two on board crashes in Washington Co.

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — A plane with two people aboard crashed in Washington County Friday afternoon. An FAA spokesman said the incident occurred on a snow-packed airstrip 30 miles northeast of St. George. According to the Iron County Sheriff’s Office the airstrip is in an area only accessible by snowmobile or aircraft. The aircraft, a Piper PA-12, had two people on board when it flipped over during an attempt to land. A Facebook post from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office […]

  • Restaurateur who threatened to ban patrons wearing MAGA hats issues apology

    SAN MATEO, Calif. — A California restaurateur who drew attention for banning patrons wearing “Make America Great Again” hats has issued an apology and taken back his remarks. On Thursday, Kenji Lopez-Alt, the owner of Wursthall Restaurant in California’s Bay Area, tweeted “It hasn’t happened yet, but if you come to my restaurant wearing a MAGA cap, you aren’t getting served,” according to KGO-TV. In a statement issued via Medium.com, Lopez-Alt apologized first to his staff and partners at the […]

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