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David Springer

David SpringerDavid Springer is the ABC 6’s News Director.

He joined ABC 6 News from News 12 Connecticut. David worked at News 12 for 13 years and was senior reporter when he left to join his wife Heather and daughter Kyra in Minnesota.

David is a six time Emmy winner for reporting. Most recently winning an 2012 Emmy for Video Journalism in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. He’s also a two-time recipient of the National Edward R. Murrow Award for news writing. David has covered stories from the TWA Flight 800 explosion off the coast of Long Island, NY to the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks. But he's also covered the softer side of the news including stories featuring the only canine employee at Mayo Clinic to ghost hunting at the Owatonna Senior Center.

Prior to his time in Connecticut, David was the Bureau Chief for WJWJ in Hilton Head, South Carolina. David also worked as a reporter/anchor for KPIC in Roseburg, Oregon. He graduated from Walla Walla Community College in 1989 and Washington State University in 1991.

His mother Barbara and twin brothers Kyle and Bjorn live in Oregon. His father David Sr., step mother Cindy and brothers Peter, Josh and Ian live on the East Coast. In his spare time, David loves to play golf and has been fortunate enough to play on courses ranging from Pinehurst to Bandon Dunes to most recently, Pebble Beach. He continues to attempt to teach his wife the patience and calm needed to enjoy the game.

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