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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
  • Here are our favorite images from the Crimson Tide’s national title celebration

    ATLANTA, Georgia – The Alabama Crimson Tide finished off a huge comeback win against the Georgia Bulldogs with a game-winning touchdown pass in overtime. Mere seconds after the ball crossed the goal line for the final time this season, the team stormed the field to revel in what they’d earned. And of course, WHNT News 19 was right behind them. These are our favorite images that we captured.

  • Photo Tour: Check out how the rich and famous will enjoy the National Championship Game

    ATLANTA, Georgia – Rich is always a matter of degrees, as even the most affordable tickets to the National Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium have sold for more than $1,500. But the stadium also offers an even more elite experience for people who can afford a suite. Suite tickets can run north of six-figures for the national championship game, according to multiple vendors. With those suite tickets, you can also get access to exclusive field level clubs, that have some […]

  • Nick Saban talked about everything from President Trump to his wife’s spaghetti sauce at Media Day

    ATLANTA, Georgia – Nick Saban still has his biggest pre-game news conference ahead of him, but he already managed to cover a pretty wide range of topics on Media Day. The x’s and o’s answers often get predictable, but Saban addressed a few things he doesn’t get asked about much. For example, he was asked about President Trump potentially coming to watch the game on Monday night. Saban expressed his respect for the office and said it would be an […]

  • Just how much would a last minute trip to Atlanta for the championship game cost?

    ATLANTA, Georgia – While it’s not too far from Tuscaloosa or Athens, it’s still costing fans quite a bit to make the trip to Atlanta for the title game. As the championship draws closer, we’re getting a clearer picture of just how much they’re paying. WHNT News 19 found that several downtown Atlanta hotels sold out for game day. There are a few spots left at major downtown hotels like the Marriott and Omni, but the rates are steep.   […]

  • Security Expert: National Championship Game the safest place in the US this weekend

    ATLANTA, Georgia – Massive crowds will descend on Atlanta for Monday night’s national championship game between Alabama and Georgia, and still, officials say the stadium will be one of the safest places in the country come Monday night. Already Mercedes-Benz Stadium shows signs of the intensive security operation underway, with visibly increased law enforcement presence, many of them dressed in tactical gear. But Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said on Friday,  “Our message to the public is simple. Enjoy the game. Enjoy […]

  • Watch the open portion of Bama’s weekend practice in Atlanta

    ATLANTA, Georgia – The Crimson Tide put on the pads for one of the last times this season. We were allowed to attend and film a short portion of the beginning of the practice, where you can see some stretching, a few drills, and even Nick Saban eyeing his defensive backs. Here’s what we were allowed to see:

  • Here’s what it’s like inside the circus of the National Championship Media Day

    ATLANTA, Georgia – Both the Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs took their turns in Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on Saturday for the official Media Day of the National Championship Game. Coaches and prominent players answer questions for a full 45 minutes, while many players address reporters for the first time all year. Both Kirby Smart and Nick Saban do not allow freshmen to give interviews until Media Day. Fans also get in on the fun, coming to watch and listen […]

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Bama football team arrives in Atlanta for National Championship

    ATLANTA, Georgia – The Alabama Crimson Tide took a short flight from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta on Friday ahead of the National Championship game on Monday night. Nick Saban was first off the plane and first on the team busses. His team joined him while a small contingent of the band played. A caravan of buses with “National Championship” plastered on the side took the team to their hotel. They’ve still got media days and a few practices ahead of the […]

  • Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman sues Moore for defamation

    Leigh Corfman, who told the Washington Post that Roy Moore sexually abused her when she was a 14-year-old girl and he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney, has filed suit in Alabama alleging that Roy Moore and his senate campaign defamed her “repeatedly and in all forms of media.” The lawsuit says, “Mr. Moore and the Moore Campaign Committee will likely continue to defame Ms. Corfman if they are not stopped by this Court.” Corfman’s suit asks the court to […]

  • Santa’s Village employees in Huntsville violently robbed; fourth suspect arrested

    Huntsville Police have arrested all four people wanted in connection to the violent robbery of staffers from Santa’s Village in downtown Huntsville. Police say employees were leaving Santa’s Village on the evening of December 20th around 9pm when two men approached the person carrying the night’s cash deposit. One man appeared to have a gun; the other had OC Spray, often called pepper spray, according to police. They say the men OC sprayed a security guard in the face then […]

  • #12 UCF upsets #7 Auburn 34-27 in Peach Bowl

    The #7 Auburn Tigers fell to the #12 University of Central Florida Knights in the Peach Bowl on Monday, 34-27. UCF sealed the upset with an interception in the end zone with :24 to go. Auburn trailed at the half 13-6, but UCF opened up the lead in the second half. A blocked field goal and a missed field goal by the Knights kept it a one-score game, giving Auburn a chance into the final minute. But the Knights were […]

  • Alabama issues flu warning as reports increase across the state

    The Alabama Department of Public Health has issued a warning about flu activity, saying reports and activity levels are up across the state. A release from the department sums up the symptoms to watch for as “fever, cough, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, headache, muscle aches, and extreme fatigue.” “This increased rate of flu activity is concerning because influenza can be a serious disease for anyone, including children, pregnant women, and previously healthy young adults,” said Dr. Burnestine Taylor, Medical Officer […]