Dave Baird

Dave anchors ABC 33/40's 6:00 and 10:00 news. Dave is an Emmy Award winning broadcaster with nearly five decades of radio and television experience. Before joining the ABC 33/40 news team, Dave was the main anchor and producer at Channel 33, WCFT in Tuscaloosa.Dave's first radio job was in Jasper while he was still in high school. He also worked at radio stations in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa before making the move to television 33 years ago. Dave is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in journalism.Dave and his wife Susan and their dog, Chaucer, live in Hoover. They have two sons, John and David. John is a Public Defender in Tuscaloosa, {}David is currently studying and teaching art in France.

When he's away from work, Dave is still a news geek, who enjoys reading and surfing the net. But, he likes nothing more than spending time with his family.

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