Dave Platta

Before coming to WTVM, Dave worked at WGHP-TV in High Point, NC as weekend sports anchor, and at WLUK-TV in Green Bay, WI as a sports reporter/photographer. He also worked at WIFR-TV in Rockford, IL and KHQA-TV in Quincy, IL. Dave attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-TV. Originally from Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, Dave is married and has two sons. Email me!
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Recent Articles by Dave

  Spencer names Sanders head football coach

Red Devils overwhelm Thompson to take state football championship

18 more area athletes ink scholarships during early signing period

8 area athletes accept scholarships on first day of early signing period

Lions add a veteran wide receiver and a new minority owner

Sports Overtime Game of the Week for Week 12: Schley County at Marion County

Blue Devils fall in state volleyball semifinals

Sports Overtime Week 10: Hardaway at Columbus Game of the Week

UPDATE: Hurricane Michael causes major sports schedule changes in the Valley

Sports Overtime week 7: Pacelli at Brookstone named Game of the Week


Week 6 Game of the Week: Carver vs. Columbus

Callaway at Troup: Sports Overtime Game of the Week

Sports Overtime Week 3: Game of the Week announced

Harris County High School assistant principal, athletic director passes away

Harris County wins Ga. LL state title in Major Softball

Ga. District 8 Little League Tournament scores

SPECIAL REPORT - Warehouse of dreams

Spencer High School announces new head football coach

19 area prep athletes sign scholarships on Tuesday