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

  Sports Overtime Game of the Week: Hardaway at Callaway

  Sports Overtime Game of the Week: Spencer at Carver

  Two more Friday prep football games canceled

Week 2 Sports Overtime Game of the Week: Troup at Harris County

  Central to face Hoover in season opener on Friday

  Beulah suspends football practice for two weeks

  Beulah Alabama High School will have delayed start

  Blue Devils top Marion County in season softball opener

ACC reveals 2020 schedule: Georgia Tech to open at FSU on Sept. 12

Stewart County HS cancels fall sports season

SEC sets new preseason football practice guidelines

  Parrish enters NCAA transfer portal

Weems makes MLB debut

  Patriots prepare for upcoming softball season

  Panthers ready to defend state title

  Red Jackets get to work

  Northside looking to turn things around

  Tigers carry high expectations into 2020

  Hawks begin region title quest

  Lester deals with minor league season cancellation

  Weems, Cobb ready to advance baseball careers

  Weems ready to head to Oakland for MLB season

  Three Calvary Knights sign baseball scholarships

  Better late than never as Panthers prep for upcoming season

  Warriors hard at work with big plans for 2020

  River Dragons sign former FPHL Most Valuable Player

  Watson, Horne sign free-agent deals with MLB teams

  Columbus River Dragons team leader staying in the Fountain City for another season

  Carver basketball player signs with Savannah State University

  Gaines commits to Clemson