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David Wood was the recipient of the Alabama Associated Press Stan Tarilton Photographer award for two consecutive years and most recently became a four-time Emmy award winning Videojournalist.
David is a Huntsville native and a graduate of Decatur's Austin High School and UAHuntsville. He has been with WHNT News 19 since 2007.

David was highly involved in community theater in middle school, high school and college and loves the art of storytelling.

With his career as a "one-man-band" videojournalist; interviewing, writing, editing and reporting, it's David's job every day to artfully marry captivating imagery with the written word.

David enjoys spending time outdoors with his daughter, Isabella. He also likes still photography and LOVES a good movie.

A big jokester and impersonator around the station, David likes to inject a bit of jest, humor and creativity into his reports whenever possible.

From the serious to the silly, you can see what David had up his sleeve next on WHNT News 19 weekdays at 5:00, 6:00 and 6:30.

Recent Articles
  • Cabela's in Huntsville is taking applications for about 300 full-time, part-time and seasonal 'outfitter' sales associate positions. (David Wood, WHNT)

    Peek inside the Huntsville Cabela’s & learn how to apply for hundreds of available jobs

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The burgeoning site of Alabama’s first Cabela’s store off I-565 in Huntsville has changed drastically since the last time WHNT News 19 brought you an update on construction progress just a few months ago. After hiring more than a dozen leadership positions for the flagship Bama outdoor emporium, the company is now ready to accept applications for hundreds of other available positions. Cabela’s General Manager Steve Smith says construction progress is running according to schedule despite […]

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    Buckle up, Decatur: Resurfacing to slow traffic on Highway 20 until fall

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Lane closures for pavement replacement are expected to reduce Alabama 20/Wilson Street Northeast in Decatur to one travel lane in each direction between U.S. 31/Sixth Avenue and the railroad bridge beginning 9 a.m. Monday, June 15. The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists to expect delays in the area as contractor Wiregrass Construction begins major work on a $6.5 million pavement replacement, resurfacing and striping project to improve traffic flow at the U.S. 31 and Alabama 20 […]

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    Bob Jones Principal named new Madison City Schools Assistant Superintendent

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Several major personnel actions were approved by the Madison City Board of Education Thursday night, including the hiring of an assistant superintendent. Robby Parker, a 26-year-veteran educator in Madison schools – mostly in school administration – was named assistant superintendent for Madison City Schools. In other action, the Board approved the hiring of a Montgomery principal as assistant principal for James Clemens High School. Superintendent Dr. Dee Fowler welcomed the new partnership Thursday night with this tweet: […]

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    Men: are you a good health role model? June is the month to remember why you should be

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Alabama Department of Public Health is joining in the celebration of June as National Men’s Health Month and June 15-21 as National Men’s Health Week by encouraging men to take steps to become healthier, stronger and make their health a priority. The purpose of this annual observance is to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Regrettably, men’s health is often overlooked and their symptoms […]

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    UPDATE: Police arrest man accused of smashing truck through front of Guntersville gun store

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)– The Guntersville Police Department has arrested Kasey Joe Cormier, 26, in connection with the burglary at Guntersville’s Command Tactical. The case is still under investigation and no charges have been issued. Police had been looking for the person responsible for smashing through a Guntersville store wall and stealing merchandise since the event on Monday. Surveillance cameras at Command Tactical on Highway 431 in Guntersville caught a man backing into the front of the store with his vehicle, then entering […]

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    Why the west Huntsville housing market is expected to boom

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Could west Huntsville become the new Five Points? This in the know will tell you the area roughly encompassed by the Parkway on the east, Triana Boulevard on the west, Governors Drive on the north and Drake Avenue on the south is about to be in high demand — especially when it comes to the housing market. Many would also say the expected influx has something to do with a recent departure; the 2008 removal of a large homeless […]

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    Developer planning indoor sports complex to replace Huntsville’s Joe Davis Stadium

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Joe Davis Stadium was once considered the gem of the Southern League. But it will soon be a memory. The 30-year-old ballpark should be demolished in late 2015. The Huntsville Stars, now the Biloxi Shuckers, moved to Biloxi in 2015. However, the new stadium is still under construction and may not be ready until August. The Shuckers still have a lease on the Joe Davis Property written until September. “So we are in discussion with the management of […]

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    Teen credits helmet with preventing further injury in nasty ATV accident

    HULACO, Ala. (WHNT) – Four-wheeling is bound to be in the top five summer activities around these parts, especially in more rural areas. But as we know, it can also be a dangerous hobby. As with any riding activity, helmets can save lives — perhaps no one knows that better than a young man we spoke with in Marshall County Tuesday. The photos of Logan Bunney’s injuries in the hospital Monday look like ligature marks documented at a gruesome crime scene. But they happened because of a […]

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    Big leagues: After 40 years in business Huntsville signage company lands first national vendor contract

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville’s Trav-Ad has been the go-to visual communication company in north Alabama for 40 years. They handle major accounts from Cullman to the Shoals including Huntsville City Schools and signage for the Huntsville Hospital system. 4 years ago, Trav-Ad moved into a brand new facility at 58 Shields Road. President and CEO Roy Cox says he owes thanks to many who have helped his company grow over the decades. “Without the help of the mayor’s office, […]

  • J.C. Brown General Merchandise, 2400 Triana Boulevard, Huntsville (PHOTO: David Wood WHNT)

    ‘Ceiling to floor’ sale at J.C. Brown General Merchandise in Huntsville starts Thursday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – When Susan Day, Owner of Flucy Lucy Antique Market on the corner of Clinton Avenue and Governors Drive acquired all the contents of a general merchandise store, she gave Huntsville History lovers a chance to step back in time. The entire contents of J.C. Brown General Merchandise at 2400 Triana Blvd. are for sale from the floors to the ceiling – literally.  All the merchandise and fixtures including the original heart of pine flooring and the […]

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    AAMU Graduate Social Work Program Ranked Number 2 in Nation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Graduateprograms.com has announced its Spring 2015 ‘Top Social Work Grad Programs for Value.’ Graduateprograms.com defines ‘value’ by posing the following questions to students: how satisfied are you with your graduate program? Did you make the right choice? Would you choose this program again? Alabama A&M University fell 2nd on the list of top social work graduate programs nationwide. “I believe it’s a great thing,” says Omauri Whitlow, who is studying agribusiness management at the university. “I have […]

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    Surveillance video shows EMTs working to free woman trapped in car after wreck that injured 2 of their own

    HARVEST, Ala. (WHNT) – The manager of the Chevron gas station at the corner of Wall Triana Highway and Capshaw Road says surveillance video shows the dramatic rescue efforts after a Sunday night collision that flipped an ambulance and injured 2 HEMSI workers. “I heard the noise,” remembers Chevron Manager Amit Patel, “It literally sounded like a bomb went off.” Patel’s personal vehicle was parked near the front of the store. After the collision with the ambulance, the video shows […]


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