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A graduate of The University of Alabama, David Kumbroch joined WHNT in May 2011 as a Multimedia Journalist. A Telecommunication and Film major, Kumbroch was also a proud member of the nationally-renowned Alabama Forensics Council, where he won two national championships in Extemporaneous Speaking.

His passion for telling stories began in his hometown of Collierville, Tennessee where David hosted a local morning show at Collierville High School — an experience he credits for sparking his interest in television news. While in high school, David also earned a national championship in Extemporaneous Speaking.

Kumbroch has worked as a Multimedia Journalist, a producer, an anchor, a managing editor, Chief Investigative Reporter, and now, Chief Digital Journalist.

To contact David, feel free to email him at david.kumbroch@whnt.com

Recent Articles
  • New Republican internal poll puts Roy Moore 12 points behind Doug Jones in US Senate race

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A GOP source familiar with the numbers confirmed to WHNT News 19 that Republican Roy Moore is now down 12 points to Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama’s US Senate Race. This poll was conducted by the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) after four women accused Moore of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred when the women were just teenagers. The youngest of the was 14 at the time of her alleged encounters with Moore. This poll was taken […]

  • Madison County Sheriff’s Investigator arrested on sex abuse charge had been investigated before on similar claim

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Through sources and records requests, WHNT News 19 has learned that the arrest of Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Roland Campos for the alleged sexual abuse might not have been as shocking to his employer as originally implied. In August, we confirmed that police had arrested and charged Campos through sources. His mugshot did not appear on the jail’s public website when he was initially arrested, like anyone else arrested in Madison County. Every step of […]

  • Roy Moore’s wife spread a conspiracy about sexual assault allegation against him; records refute her

    GADSDEN, Ala. – Kayla Moore, wife of U.S. Senate Candidate Roy Moore (R), has spread multiple reports calling into question the truth of allegation of sexual misconduct against her husband. One says the restaurant at the center of the latest accusations wasn’t even in operation at the time of the alleged assault. However, a review of records shows that the information she’s spreading is false and that the restaurant was in operation in Gadsden at the time in question. After our […]

  • Roy Moore holds brief news conference to deny accusation that he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old in 1977

    GALLANT, Ala. – Roy Moore spoke briefly to the media about new claims that he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in 1977 outside of a restaurant where she was a waitress. Moore says those claims are false. “I never did what she said I did,” Moore claimed in the statement, which lasted less than five minutes. Moore says he doesn’t even know where the restaurant is that he was alleged to have been a regular at by the accuser. The accuser, Beverly […]

  • Doug Jones pulls ahead of Moore in first polling since sexual misconduct allegations

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — For the first time the Democratic candidate for the U. S. Senate, Doug Jones, is leading in a new poll. The numbers come in the aftermath of recent sexual misconduct allegations by multiple women against Republican Roy Moore. The polling was conducted before the latest accusation on Monday from a woman claiming Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16. Louisianna-based JMC Analytics shows Jones with a new advantage at 46-42. 9% of voters remain undecided. Both candidates […]

  • New accuser says Roy Moore violently sexually assaulted her when she was 16

    NEW YORK – Accompanied by Attorney Gloria Allred, another woman came forward on Monday to claim that Roy Moore had a sexual interaction with her when she was underage. The newest accuser says she was violently sexually assaulted by Moore when he was the district attorney in Etowah County. The accuser’s name is Beverly Young Nelson. Allred says the new accuser confided her experience to some family members, but she was afraid to come forward because of the power Moore […]

  • Elephant transported to animal sanctuary amid allegations of mistreatment

    MOULTON, Ala. – An elephant connected to a small family circus is going to an animal sanctuary as part of an investigation into claims of mistreatment. Thursday night crews loaded “Nosey” the elephant on to a trailer to go to an elephant sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee. Earlier a judge in Lawrence County ordered county officials to take control and care of the elephant and several horses connected to a small family circus.  The decision comes following allegations of mistreatment. The […]

  • Prominent GOP lawmakers say Roy Moore should step aside if sexual misconduct allegations are true

    Multiple GOP lawmakers weighed in on the Washington Post report that Alabama Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore engaged in sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl in 1979. Moore would have been 32 at the time. The Moore campaign says the story is false, but that has not stopped major Republican figures from commenting about their concerns.. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, “If these allegations are true, he must step aside.” The allegations against Roy Moore are deeply disturbing and disqualifying. […]

  • Washington Post: Woman claims Roy Moore initiated sexual encounter with her; she was 14

    The Washington Post has published a story containing accusations of inappropriate sexual advances from Roy Moore against a 14-year-old girl. He was 32 at the time of the alleged incident. The Post reports the encounter happened in early 1979. Roy Moore was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney. In the account, Moore runs into the girl, Leigh Corfman, and her mother outside a courtroom in Etowah County. He offers to watch over the girl while her mother goes into a child […]

  • Alabama governor and her biggest GOP challenger express concern over Roy Moore allegations

    Governor Kay Ivey weighed in on the allegations that Roy Moore, the Republican US Senate candidate in Alabama, had a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32, saying, “These allegations are deeply disturbing. I will hold judgment until we know the facts. The people of Alabama deserve to know the truth and will make their own decisions.” A spokesperson for Ivey told us just the day before that she did not intend to endorse Roy Moore. However, […]

  • Madison officially announces they’ll examine a “multi-use venue” that could bring minor league baseball to town

    MADISON, Ala. – The City of Madison announced in a Wednesday news release that city officials will explore “an opportunity to build a multi-use venue” that could bring a minor league baseball team to the city. In the release, Madison confirms they have met with “an ownership group that has expressed a desire to relocate a team to north Alabama.” On Tuesday, Ballcorps LLC announced that they have been approved to purchase the Mobile BayBears. WHNT News 19 reviewed a confidential […]

  • Roy Moore won’t debate Doug Jones; campaign declines WHNT News 19 invitation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – WHNT News 19 in conjunction with our partners at Reckon by AL.com invited both of Alabama’s US Senate candidates to participate in what would have been a live, commercial-free debate. The Doug Jones campaign accepted, but the Roy Moore campaign has declined. We at WHNT News 19 believe that public debates give voters a chance to carefully consider who represents them. A seat in the US Senate comes with immense power. It should also come with immense accountability. […]