Dave has been a broadcaster for 46 years, the first 13 in radio, in Georgia and Alabama. He came to WALB first as voice talent and audio producer, then became director of promotions and public service, and then moved into news in 1995. In 1997, Dave went to the MSNBC Academy in Redmond, Washington, and began WALB's internet platform. He has been a constant presence in the station's online product ever since. In his three decades of service at WALB, Dave helped cover the floods of 1994 and 1998. He has worked alongside Channel 10 fixtures like Gil Patrick, Grady "Captain Mercury" Shadburn, Dawn Hobby, Rick Williams, Ben Roberts, and Yolanda Amadeo.
To be named a STAR student, high school seniors must have the highest score on any single test date of the SAT taken through the March test date of their senior year and be in the top 10% or top 10 students of their class based on grade point average at their respective schools.
The national average price of gasoline has risen 0.4¢ per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.87 a gallon today. The national average is up 2.0¢ per gallon from a month ago and stands $1.13 a gallon higher than a year ago.