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David Aldrich joined WVLT-TV in Knoxville, TN as Chief Meteorologist in May 2010. David is proud to call Volunteer TV and East Tennessee his new home.
David’s last on-air job was working as the weekend weather anchor for FOX 29 in Philadelphia. For four years, David worked as the weekend weather anchor on “FOX 29 News at Six” and “FOX 29 News at 10″ until October 2009. He also produced and reported weather three days a week on “Good Day Philadelphia” and “FOX 29 News at Noon.”
He holds both the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation from the American Meteorological Society, which is a professional recognition of the quality of his weather broadcasts, and the National Weather Association’s Seal of Approval. In July 2007, David was also awarded Delaware Today magazine’s Best T.V. Weatherperson (critics choice).
Born and raised in Wilmington, DE, David attended the University of Delaware before transferring to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in radio, television and motion pictures in 1992. He then attended North Carolina State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology in 1999.
David left Rochester, N.Y., where he was the morning and noon meteorologist at WHAM-TV 13 since July 2001. He also was the on-air meteorologist for WHAM NewsRadio 1180 AM in Rochester since October 2002.
He was weekend meteorologist at WSAZ-TV 3 in Huntington-Charleston, W.V., from June 1999 to June 2001; and at WNCN-TV 17 in Raleigh, N.C., from April 1999 to June 1999.
Once a member of the Screen Actors’ Guild, David guest starred on an episode of “Matlock,” appeared in the movie “Dead Poets’ Society” as a featured extra, and starred in a Veterans’ Life Insurance commercial with Roger Staubach.
David loves to visit schools and encourage young people to learn about math and science. He lives in Knoxville with his wife Stephanie, two daughters and his yellow lab “Muggy.”