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.
A Philadelphia family is outraged that District Attorney Larry Krasner is doing away with the death penalty.
Norval Reece met King in 1967 at the old Robert Morris Hotel in Philadelphia.
A college student from Philadelphia says she’s the victim of sorority hazing at the University of Pittsburgh.
The oldest operating bridge in America is undergoing a $3.2 million renovation, and it’s located in Philadelphia.
The family of a fallen Philadelphia Police officer is asking the city’s top prosecutor to recuse himself from their case.
A South Jersey township is partnering with Uber to give people free rides home in an attempt to save lives.
Alpha Chi Omega’s Theta Chi chapter lost its recognition by Lehigh University for two years and will be banned from campus through May 2020.
Oney Judge was just 23 when she escaped from her owners, the most powerful couple in the United States.
A state representative from Delaware County is facing calls to step down after two women accuse him of sexual assault and misconduct.
Camden County’s best stepped forward Thursday night at the monthly freeholder meeting to be recognized for saving a family.
Police say a man is in critical condition after he was found tied up and set on fire inside his car in North Philadelphia.
Fans from Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania had their tickets ready, and their hopes held high for Sunday night.
For the third night in a row, a die-hard Eagles fan paces in front of the Rocky statue which sits at the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia.
Sitting on his perch above the American Philosophical Society in Old City, Benjamin Franklin sports an Eagles hat and flag.
Police have identified the suspect who died after a police-involved shooting in South Philadelphia.
Long before Challenger soared through Lincoln Financial Field last Sunday, there was Peter. As in Peter the Mint Eagle who soared through the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia 200 years ago.
A Republican congressman from Pennsylvania who settled a former aide’s sexual harassment complaint with taxpayer money said Tuesday that he developed a deep affection for her and reacted badly when she began dating another man, but never harassed her or pursued a romantic relationship.
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.