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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
  • 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 […]

  • Judge denies Roy Moore’s request to prevent state officials from certifying election results

    A judge has denied the request for a Temporary Restraining Order to prevent state officials from certifying the results of the December 12 special election. Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore by more than 20,000 votes. Roy Moore filed suit to prevent the state from certifying the election results, claiming widespread voter fraud. The state’s top election official, Republican John Merrill, has said that his office has investigated multiple reports of voter fraud in the special election but found […]

  • Feds say Alabama GOP’s former House Majority Leader needs to forfeit $50k in wake of corruption charges

    Federal prosecutors say former Decatur statehouse representative and GOP House Majority Leader Micky Hammon is on the hook for $50,657.46 after he pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges. It’s the first hint of the amount of money Hammon is accused of stashing for himself. Prosecutors say Hammon collected campaign donations, then moved the funds into a personal account. Hammon resigned his GOP leadership position back in February. He pleaded guilty to mail fraud in September. The court set a hearing […]

  • Merry Christmas Eve! Track Santa’s progress as he heads to the Tennessee Valley

    Check WHNT.com throughout the day on Christmas Eve to track Santa’s progress! We’ll partner with NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, which has tracked Santa around the world for 61 years! You’ll be able to monitor Santa’s sleigh on this super-special radar as he goes around the world to deliver gifts to children.

  • Luther Strange, Lee Busby top Madison County write-in votes; Nick Saban, Jesus make ballot appearances

    Madison County has released its breakdown of write-in votes from the U.S. Senate Special Election. Senator Luther Strange (R), who lost to Roy Moore (R) in the primary runoff, drew the most votes, with write-in Republican Lee Busby trailing close behind. Madison County had the second most write-in votes in the state, only surpassed by Jefferson County. The county tallied 3,324 eligible write-in ballots, of which Senator Luther Strange received 1,015, or 30.54% of the eligible votes. Lee Busby, a […]

  • Military, provisional ballots tallied in Alabama’s US Senate race; not enough to swing the outcome

    The Alabama Secretary of State’s office has announced the total number of military and provisional ballots that will be counted, and there aren’t nearly enough to make up the difference between Doug Jones (D) and Roy Moore (R) in the U.S. Senate Special Election. Roy Moore previously said he would hold off on conceding because there were still votes to be counted. Military ballots, cast under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), have now been added to […]