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

  Knights ready for state championship showdown

  Seven area athletes sign letters of intent

  Cougars ready for D2 nationals

  Vikings fall in state semifinals

  Bouton named PBC Freshman of the Year

  Auburn claims area softball title

  Pacelli advances to GHSA boys soccer semifinals

  Pirates ready to go for sixth ACCC baseball title in eight years

  Tuesday prep baseball wrapup: Two area teams advance to GHSA quarterfinals

  Thursday prep baseball playoff wrapup

  Four area teams advance in GHSA state baseball tournament

O’Brien’s OT goal gives River Dragons OT win

  Haines leads Team Alabama to win in High School Arena Showcase

  River Dragons win Ignite Cup Finals series opener

  Keen ready for PGA Professional Championship

  Auburn clinches AHSAA playoff berth

  Four area athletes sign for scholarships

  River Dragons hit the road for FPHL Finals opener

  River Dragons clinch FPHL playoff berth with win over Prowlers

  Three Carver Tigers sign college basketball scholarships

  Pacelli wraps up regular season with win over Brookstone

  Smiths Station splits twinbill with Auburn to keep playoff hopes alive

  Jones introduced as new Hornets head football coach

  Massey throws no-hitter as Brookstone blanks Pacelli

  Central powers past Smiths Station to clinch series

  CSU powers past Spring Hill in doubleheader sweep

  Central tops Smiths Station in series opener

  Brookstone rallies for win over arch-rival Pacelli in extra innings

  River Dragons top Prowlers in series opener

  Burkett introduced as new Central boys basketball coach