David Spunt joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in November, 2014.
Since coming to Philadelphia, he’s covered major stories including Pope Francis’ visit in 2015 and the Democratic National Convention in 2016. He also filed reports from The White House during President Trump’s nomination of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Spunt came to CBS 3 from WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina where he had been a reporter since 2012. In Charlotte, he covered political news including the Democratic National Convention in 2012.
Previously, he was a reporter for WAFB in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he spent three months on the coast covering the BP oil spill in 2010. He also won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news coverage.
Spunt began his career as a reporter for WRBL in Columbus, Georgia where he covered Fort Benning and the U.S. Army during the war in Iraq. He also worked in public radio.
A native of Boston, Spunt grew up in Columbus, Ohio and is a graduate of Miami University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Political Science.
Spunt loves history and ancestry. He enjoys reporting with those subjects in mind. He and his wife reside in Philadelphia with their beloved Jellicle cat.
It is all Eagles all the time under the roof of Chickie’s and Pete’s in South Philadelphia on Thursday night.
The Bourse in Old City is undergoing a $50 million renovation and Eyewitness News was in the building for an exclusive tour.
In a drab, quiet hallway down in the basement of Philadelphia Police headquarters, you’ll find an office that stands out among the rest.
The miserable cold snap is a blessing for one Philadelphia business selling heated clothing.
Taxpayers decided to come in and pay their property taxes for 2018 before the new year even hit.
The winter of 1779 was one of the coldest on record.
Upper Providence Township detectives are looking for a man they say attacked a woman after she accidentally cut him off on the road.
The PA Democratic Party wants Metcalfe to step down for what a spokesman called a “random homophobic tirade.”
A death investigation is underway at a New Castle County motel.
Friday afternoon, officials with the Delaware Emergency Management Association (DEMA) opened the doors to Eyewitness News to discuss the aftermath of the 4.1 magnitude earthquake that originated outside Smyrna, Delaware on Thursday.
The emails of Congressman Robert Brady, D-Pa., are the subject of an FBI investigation into payments his campaign allegedly made to his opponent in 2012 to encourage him to drop out of the race.
In all three cases the victims were attacked and pushed to the ground, and the suspects didn’t take anything.
The School Reform Commission has voted to dissolve itself on Thursday night.
Philadelphia police and Temple University police are looking for a group of teens responsible for attacking a student last week just off campus.
Hollywood heavyweight Bruce Willis and Director M. Night Shyamalan walked into the Benjamin Franklin House Thursday night for a celebration in Shyamalan’s favorite city.
Forensic neuropsychologist Dr. John White is a professor at Stockton University by day and he’s psychologist to some of the most dangerous criminals at night.
A teenage girl was critically wounded after being stabbed in the Olney section of Philadelphia on Monday afternoon.
Students at Coatesville High School participated in a “Unity Event” Friday morning following a racist incident that sparked outrage earlier this week.
Michael Scorsone moved to Sonoma County 17 years ago to open a vineyard – Emmitt-Scorsone Wines.
Lawmakers could soon take up the bump stock issue in a formal setting.
A Hollywood filmmaker with Philly ties believes a little meditation can curb the crime in Philadelphia.
Jaime Phillips’ home is not flooded with water, but she can’t get there because of the high waters.
Police confirm to CBS3 that 20 tombstones were knocked over in the cemetery at Memorial Church of St. Luke’s at 1946 Welsh Road.
February 26, 1979, a solar eclipse in the northwestern United States.
The Philadelphia Police Department is among police departments around the nation taking a close look at some of the SUVs that officers drive every day.
There is no word on what sparked the fight.
City police are investigating a possible officer-involved shooting on Wednesday night.
In a Lower Merion neighborhood, some are keeping their eyes out for coyotes.
A Delaware County teenager recovering in the hospital got a surprise visit over the weekend, after he missed a concert by his favorite artist.
Members of a shuttered Penn State fraternity are due back in court for a preliminary hearing on charges related to the death of a pledge after a night of heavy drinking.