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

  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

  MCSD among districts waiting to allow on-campus workouts

  Red Devils get to work on the gridiron

  Boatner changing gears and making progress

  Columbus Lions, coach wait to get season cranked up

  Russell Co. MLB player ready to return to baseball

  Area athletes working and waiting for season to begin

  Russell Co. HS baseball standouts re-calibrate futures as MLB Draft approaches

  Williams works and wait for CFL to crank up 2020 season

Phenix City NFL star McKissic ready for new challenge with Redskins

  Wells tries to write a new chapter to the story of his football career

CSU tennis players try to stay sharp

  Lions’ Espinosa staying sharp while NAL season on hold

  Former Harris Co. football star Tae Crowder ready for challenge of NFL

  Crowder ready for NFL Draft

  Waiting for the call

  Chattahoochee Valley pro baseball prospects work to stay sharp

  Cougar athletes reflect on NCAA, PBC decisions to cancel spring sports schedules

FPHL suspends season