- Joined WRCB in 1987
David Carroll co-anchors Channel 3 Eyewitness News First at 4, Live at 5 and Eyewitness News at 6.
In addition to his anchoring duties, David reports on educational issues in his nightly School Patrol reports.
Among his recent honors are Best Chattanoogan (2018-19), Chattanooga's Best Columnist/Reporter (2016 and 2019), Chattanooga's Best TV Personality (2016, 2018-19), Lifetime Achievement Award from the Freedoms Foundation of Chattanooga, Tennessee School Bell Award for outstanding coverage of education, and the Beacon Award from the Georgia School Boards Association.
David, who joined Channel 3 in 1987, also anchors Eyewitness News election coverage.
David is the author of "Volunteer Bama Dawg," a collection of his humorous newspaper columns, and "Chattanooga Radio and Television" a history of broadcasting in the Scenic City (www.chattanoogaradiotv.com). Since publication of the books, David has spoken to hundreds of local clubs, civic groups and churches. His weekly newspaper column, "News and Notes" appears in 41 newspapers in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. He and Cindy Sexton are the longest-running anchor team in the state of Tennessee (together since 1992), and one of the longest-running teams in the nation.
Before embarking on his television news career, he was one of Chattanooga's top radio announcers, beginning at the legendary WFLI, and then hosting morning shows on WGOW and KZ-106, which he signed on the air. He currently hosts a "stories behind the hits" show called "The Vinyl Express" on Chattanooga's Big 95.3 FM and big953.com on Saturdays and Sundays from 12-2 p.m. Eastern time.
David grew up in Alabama. David, his wife Cindy have two sons, Chris and Vince.
Email David or follow David on Twitter at www.twitter.com/DavidCarroll3 or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/David-Carroll/157765250940931 His personal website is http://www.chattanoogaradiotv.com/