David Kaplan

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David comes to us from Billings, Montana.  He was the Billings correspondent reporter for the statewide morning show, “Wake Up Montana”, and then became a dayside reporter for KULR-8 News (NBC) in Billings.

Before Montana, David was an editor and photographer at 23ABC in Bakersfield, Ca.  David interned at KAXL, 88.3FM in Bakersfield and at news stations in San Luis Obispo, Ca Fresno, Ca and Sacramento, Ca.  He is a 2015 CSU Bakersfield graduate, with a BA in Communications, emphasis in Journalism and Digital Media, and a Minor in Theater.

David is very excited to be living on the east coast, exploring all the beauty of the “Keystone State” and learning the lifestyle of the locals.  David loves the energy of a Penn State football game and the beauty of going on one of the many hikes in PA.

When David isn’t on air he’s going to church, reading his Bible, calling his friends and family in Ca, listening to classic rock, rooting for the Lakers and Dodgers or going on a fun adventure somewhere in PA.

David loves meeting new people and doing stories that help and impact the community.  If you have a story idea feel free to contact David at dkaplan@wtajtv.com, or through his professional Facebook page, “David Kaplan, @DavidKaplanNews.



Background: David is Jewish on his Dad’s side.  His Dad is a Jewish Christian pastor.  David celebrates Chanukah and Christmas.

Favorite TV shows: Survivor and This Is Us

Countries visited: Israel, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Mexico and Canada.

Favorite food(s): Chicago Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizza

Favorite musician(s): The Beatles, Queen, Chicago, Supertramp, Fleetwood Mac, Coldplay and Enya

Most beautiful place I have visited: Waimea Canyon, Kauai, Hawaii

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