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 Mayor: City Blocked From Helping Arsenal With Gates, Citizens Can Make A Difference

    Posted on: 6:02 pm, February 3, 2014, by , updated on: 09:28am, February 4, 2014

    If you follow Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle at all, you know his spiel on Huntsville’s 18-minute commute. Now, Battle sticks...
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  • UPDATE: Garrison Commander to Address Arsenal Gate Changes

    Posted on: 6:13 pm, January 29, 2014, by , updated on: 11:33am, January 30, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (WHNT) - Gate changes went into effect this week at Redstone Arsenal, causing headaches and delays for thousands...
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  • President’s Promise To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contractors Impacts Few On Redstone Arsenal

    Posted on: 6:04 pm, January 29, 2014, by

    President Barack Obama promised in his State of the Union speech to raise the minimum wage for people working on...
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  • Analyst: Alabama Term Limits Bill Has Real Chance To Reach Voters

    Posted on: 6:02 pm, January 28, 2014, by , updated on: 03:06pm, January 29, 2014

    A lot of people in Alabama have voiced support for term limits, to keep people from staying in the state...
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  • Bill Seeks To Allow Parents To Compel Unwilling Teenagers To Accept Mental Health Treatment

    Posted on: 6:17 pm, January 27, 2014, by

    WHNT News 19 sat down with Representative Mike Ball (R-Madison) Monday to have a conversation about mental health and teens. ...
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  • Rep. Mike Ball Battles Fearful Legislators For Medical Marijuana Derived Oil To Help Sick Children

    Posted on: 5:36 pm, January 27, 2014, by , updated on: 01:50pm, January 28, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Going into the legislative session Representative Mike Ball (R-Madison) started a push to legalize a marijuana-based oil. The...
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  • Huntsville Museum of Art Prepares for New Exhibition, Downtown Development

    Posted on: 6:59 pm, January 22, 2014, by , updated on: 07:50pm, January 22, 2014

    Museums rely on the imagination of others, artists and observers, to survive. Director of Curatorial Affairs Peter Baldaia shows off...
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  • Redstone Federal Credit Union Cuts Off Debit Cards Breached In Target Hack

    Posted on: 6:17 pm, January 21, 2014, by , updated on: 09:25am, January 22, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Shopping at Target may have made you the mark after a major debit card breach, but...
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  • Controversial Education Lobbyist Pushes Money Through Alabama, Rejected By Governor Bentley

    Posted on: 6:25 pm, January 20, 2014, by , updated on: 09:06pm, January 20, 2014

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – Many expect this legislative session won’t ruffle a lot of feathers, as lawmakers and the governor...
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  • Huntsville Area School Systems Hope Governor Lives Up To His Word On Pre-K Education

    Posted on: 5:29 pm, January 15, 2014, by

    Governor Robert Bentley mentioned bits of his education plans in the State of the State Tuesday night.  He emphasized pre-k...
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  • Mayor Tommy Battle Explains Decision Not To Run For Governor

    Posted on: 6:45 pm, January 14, 2014, by

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle teased the supportive and the curious on Monday, promising to reveal his...
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  • Governor Robert Bentley Amasses Huge War Chest For 2014 Campaign

    Posted on: 6:53 pm, January 13, 2014, by , updated on: 11:42am, January 14, 2014

    As the new legislative session begins, in the midst of creating the code that governs Alabama, a lot of government...
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    Gov. Robert Bentley