I am fortunate to be able to work with a great news team in the area where I grew up. As a Decatur native, I attended Austin High School before my college days at Auburn University.
I cut my teeth in broadcasting at WSFA in Montgomery. During my 7 years there, I produced news for all newscasts and ultimately received a promotion to Executive Producer. This experience set me up for my next stop, Lake Charles, Louisiana. As News Director at KPLC, I had the opportunity to savor the great culture of southwest Louisiana. I also experienced some of the most trying times the state had ever seen with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
In August of 2006, I had the opportunity to come home and work for WHNT News 19. I enjoy being part of this area, telling stories from our community and hopefully helping make a difference. If you have any comments or story ideas you’d like to pass along, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow me on Twitter @davidwhnt.