David Kumbroch

David Kumbroch is now and has always been a storyteller.

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

As a member of the University Fellows Experience, a group of students dedicated to leadership and community service, David spent several weeks in Marion County documenting the lives of local residents. His work was later exhibitioned by The University of Alabama Honors College.

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. After his first championship, David was invited by Finalist Files, an organization that provides research and strategic advice to high school forensic competitors, to write two educational books and a monthly subscription on Extemporaneous Speaking.

David comes to WHNT News 19 after three years of experience interning at Alabama Public Radio, Fox 13 in Memphis, and WVUA in Tuscaloosa.

Recent Articles

  • Huntsville Housing Authority Opens Pre-Applications For Section 8 Vouchers

    Posted on: 6:18 pm, April 1, 2014, by , updated on: 10:22pm, April 1, 2014

    The Huntsville Housing Authority opened up the wait list for Section 8 housing vouchers Tuesday morning. People can apply for...
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  • Follow The Money: Political Advertisement Funding Difficult To Track, Even With State Regulations

    Posted on: 5:16 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 06:44pm, March 25, 2014

    We’ve seen a few pretty intense politically themed advertisements hit the local television airwaves over the past week, including here...
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  • Crews Trim And Cut Down Trees Along Enterprise Way, Promise Replacements

    Posted on: 4:56 pm, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 06:42pm, March 24, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Two sets of crews worked a little maintenance along Enterprise Way, which connects University Drive to...
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  • Huntsville Music Teacher Conducts Study, Sees Music Help Autism

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 09:07pm, March 17, 2014

    Right here in Huntsville, a music teacher thinks she’s made a major breakthrough in helping kids with autism. Denie Riggs...
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  • Northwest Huntsville Cluster of PTSA’s Responds To Commissioner Bob Harrison’s Attacks On School System

    Posted on: 5:24 pm, March 17, 2014, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison County Commissioner Bob Harrison’s comments on Huntsville City Schools continue to ripple through the community....
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  • Alabama Eye Bank One Of The Best In The World Because Of Southern Generosity

    Posted on: 7:04 pm, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 07:32pm, March 12, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – March marks Eye Donor Awareness Month. Alabama has one of the top eye banks in the...
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  • Redstone Federal Credit Union Offers Free Prescription Discount Card To Help With Rising Drug Costs

    Posted on: 5:49 pm, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 09:51pm, March 10, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –Leaders at Redstone Federal Credit Union have found members almost universally value three things.  President and CEO...
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  • Police Announce Drug Arrests, Show Evidence Collected

    Posted on: 2:21 pm, March 5, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:19pm, March 5, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Local law enforcement agencies have arrested three people on drug charges and are looking for two...
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  • NASA Plans Reddit AMA For Meteor Scientist And Team

    Posted on: 6:57 pm, March 4, 2014, by

    NASA Scientist Bill Cooke has his door clearly marked, but you’d know he spent most of his time there without...
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  • Huntsville Utilities Customers To Experience Rate Hike Through March

    Posted on: 6:41 pm, March 3, 2014, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – You may want to flip the lights off a few more times through March. Huntsville Utilities...
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  • Huntsville Utilities Confirms Active Investigation

    Posted on: 6:38 pm, March 3, 2014, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – An anonymous caller told us some Huntsville Utilities employees got into hot water for selling water...
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  • Heroin Use Rises With Prescription Drug Abuse

    Posted on: 4:48 pm, February 26, 2014, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –Law enforcement officers have found a new growing problem as they pat down the men and women...
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