Dave BairdNews Anchor

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Broadcasting for more than 50 years within 50 miles of Birmingham, Dave anchors the "6 O'clock News" and "10 O'clock News" on ABC 33/40. His television career started in Tuscaloosa in 1981 and he joined the ABC 33/40 News team when the station started in 1996.

Dave has been honored for his work with two EMMY Awards, and numerous awards from the Associated Press. In 2015 he was inducted into the prestigious National Association of Television Arts and Sciences "Golden Circle" which recognizes television professionals who have made contributions to the industry for more than 50 years, in the Southern Regional Market.

Dave holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Alabama. He and his wife, Susan live in Hoover with their dog, Chaucer. They have two adult sons. John is with the Public Defenders Office in Tuscaloosa. And David teaches art in Argenton, France.