David is a writer, editor and photographer whose work has appeared in newspapers, magazines and on the radio in the U.S. and abroad. For the past four decades he has interviewed public officials, corporate CEOs, college presidents, artists and entertainers, entrepreneurs, foreign leaders, athletes, activists, and small-town police chiefs. He holds degrees from Wesleyan and Cornell universities and has won a variety of awards and fellowships for news writing, editing, design, art, and photography.

He founded and ran the online community news network including DavidsonNews.net and CorneliusNews.net from 2006 to 2015 and has spoken at conferences of the Local Independent Online News Publishers (LION), the Block by Block Community News Summit, the Online News Association, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication as well as to classes at the Poynter Institute, Davidson College, UNC Charlotte and Wingate University.

David also works part-time as an announcer and reporter at Charlotte public radio station WFAE-FM and is was Batten Visiting Professor in Public Policy at Davidson College in 2011 .

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  1. David, are you still active? We are looking at property on Spring St and found your blurb about development at 433 S Main (which did not happen


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