Dave Nethers


David serves as a general assignment reporter for various editions of Fox 8 News.

Prior to joining WJW in December 1997, Nethers worked as an anchor/reporter at WPBF Television in West Palm Beach, Florida, WALB Television in Albany, Georgia, and was News Director of WJAZ Radio in Albany. He also served as Public Relations and Marketing Director of Colquitt Regional Center, an accredited hospital in Moultrie, Georgia.

A graduate of the University of Akron, Nethers holds a bachelor of arts degree in mass media communication. While attending the university, David worked as news director and station manager at WRHA Radio in Akron.

Dave has also worked as an Emergency Medical Technician, and served as a rescue specialist on an emergency management rescue team in Georgia.

Named to Outstanding Young Men of America, Dave was also awarded “Best Feature Reporting” and “Best Spot News Photography” honors for his television work in Georgia.

He currently resides in Broadview Heights with his wife Cindy and their sons Matthew and Johnathan.

Recent Articles

  • Reward Offered After Horses Found Shot and Killed

    Posted on: 6:09 pm, April 16, 2014, by

    CANTON TWP., Ohio– The search continues for the people responsible for shooting and killing two horses as they were grazing...
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  • Beloved Horses Found Shot and Killed in a Pasture

    Posted on: 7:54 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    CANTON, Ohio– Stark County authorities are trying to find a gunman who killed two horses while they were out in...
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  • Rumors of Massive High School Fight Started on Facebook

    Posted on: 10:15 am, April 11, 2014, by , and , updated on: 04:59pm, April 11, 2014

    AKRON, Ohio — Students at Kenmore High School in Akron were sent home early Friday so the pepper spray used...
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  • Some People Losing Sleep Over Bridge Work

    Posted on: 7:06 pm, April 10, 2014, by

    CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS, Ohio – A two-year project to replace the decking of the Interstate 77 bridge between Grant Avenue and...
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  • Guilty Plea from Man Who Tried to Buy Child

    Posted on: 6:48 am, April 10, 2014, by and

    AKRON, Ohio — A Cuyahoga Falls man who posted an online ad in attempt to buy a child for his...
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  • Wadsworth Launches Campaign Against Texting & Driving

    Posted on: 5:59 pm, April 9, 2014, by

    WADSWORTH, Ohio — Police departments across the nation are gearing up for a five-day effort that will target texting and...
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  • 2nd Student Charged in Kent State Lockdown Incident

    Posted on: 11:19 am, April 9, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:10pm, April 9, 2014

    KENT, Ohio — A second student has been charged after a shot was fired at Kent State University last week,...
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    Breana Francis (Photo Credit: Portage County Sheriff's Office)
  • Attorney: Death Too Harsh for Man Who Killed Officer Miktarian

    Posted on: 7:42 pm, April 8, 2014, by

    COLUMBUS, Ohio– An attorney for Ashford Thompson, 29, argued before justices of the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday that the...
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  • Man Charged in KSU Lockdown Incident Arraigned

    Posted on: 12:53 pm, April 7, 2014, by , and , updated on: 01:39pm, April 7, 2014

    The student facing a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon after an incident that put the Kent State University campus on lockdown made a court appearance via video Monday.
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  • FOX 8 Exclusive: Friend Said Kent State Suspect ‘Knew Better’

    Posted on: 4:57 pm, April 4, 2014, by

    KENT, Ohio – Quavaugntay Tyler, 24 missed a second scheduled court appearance Friday on a felony charge of carrying a...
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  • For Sale Again: Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home

    Posted on: 5:54 pm, April 1, 2014, by

    BATH TWP., Ohio– Sitting on nearly two acres of beautifully-wooded property along West Bath Road with a pond, walking trails...
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  • Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Buggy Crash

    Posted on: 10:36 am, April 1, 2014, by , updated on: 10:51am, April 1, 2014

    The driver accused of hitting the back of an Amish buggy and killing one of the passengers was scheduled to be arraigned in Chardon Municipal Tuesday.
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    Douglas Learn (Photo from Geauga Co. Sheriff's Office)