Dave Platta

Dave Platta

Sports Director

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!

Recent Articles by Dave

  Friday night playoff roundup: Spencer boys upset, Carver girls advance in GHSA playoffs

  River Dragons top Prowlers

  Etheredge takes over Auburn High football program

  Thursday prep basketball wrapup: Three area teams earn trips to AHSAA Final Four

  Wednesday night GHSA Playoff wrapup: Pacelli advances to 2nd round

Auburn advances two teams to ASHAA Final Four

  Spencer among five area teams advancing in opening day of GHSA state tournament

  Four more area teams advance to AHSAA Regional finals

  Region 2-4A semifinals set

  Four area girls teams advance to AHSAA Regional Finals

  Region 2-4A tournament continues

  Alabama Sub-Regional wrapup: Four area teams advance

  Friday night prep basketball roundup: Auburn girls, Harris County boys claim titles: Glenwood girls to state finals

  Five athletes from two area high school sign scholarships

  Weems honored by Columbus Blue Devils

  Vikings win first region title in program history

  Wednesday prep basketball roundup: Area tourney play continues in Alabama

  Tuesday prep basketball wrapup: Harris County, Northside advance in Region tournament play

  Friday night prep basketball roundup: Wright goes out in style as Central tops Eufaula in regular season finale

  Pirates win season opener

  Last-second win gives Cougars big boost

  Stockton commits to Georgia Bulldogs

  Welch signs with Middle Georgia State softball

  Hall of Fame coach Wayne Trawick passes away

MCSD sets attendance guidelines for winter sports events

  Cougars win in home opener while Lady Cougars fall

Auburn earns first SEC victory of season with win at Georgia

Crimson Tide claims national championship

Gators sweep on Senior Night

  Two area athletes sign with colleges