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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.


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    Vandals smash, shatter windows at Canal Park restaurant

    AKRON, Ohio — Chris Meyer says he was called to the restaurant he manages at Canal Park Sunday after as many as eight of the windows there were found shattered. Glass from second story windows reportedly showered onto the sidewalk below. Three more first story windows were also damaged. Police say whatever shattered the windows was not fired from a gun since only the outer pane of the double-paned windows had been smashed. While the Akron Rubber Ducks play at […]

  • Lawn care confrontation: Police say teen stabbed over grass clippings

    AKRON– Kelly Zimmerman said she and her long-time friend, John Fenwick, 70, were already unhappy with the teenage landscaping crew hired by their landlord to cut the grass at their Akron duplex from previous visits. Both were unhappy about the work that was being done and said that resulted in several unpleasant confrontations. Zimmerman says she phoned several complaints to their landlord trying to get something done. But on their landscaper’s last visit, things were even worse. “I’d rather do […]

  • RNC officially names Cleveland host of the ’16 national convention

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The city of Cleveland has officially been named host of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Members of the Republican National Committee on Friday officially accepted the recommendation of their site selection committee, voting to bring their 2016 National Convention to Cleveland. The vote was unanimous. Site Selection Committee Chairperson Enid Mickelsen made the official motion for a vote, calling Cleveland the most enthusiastic of all the cities they visited. “As extraordinary as all of these cities were, […]

  • Vigil at Revere High School on 8/5/14 to remember Katherine Babak

    Hundreds gather for candlelight vigil in memory of teen killed in crash

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio –Hundreds of people gathered at Revere High School Tuesday night to remember a teen who was killed in a crash. A candlelight vigil was held in memory of Katherine Babak. The 16-year-old high school student was driving on River Styx Road in Montville Twp. on Sunday night when another vehicle hit her car head-on. She died at the scene; two teens in her car were injured and so was the driver of the other vehicle. The crash […]

  • Video: Customers dodge speeding car that crashes through Dick’s Sporting Goods

    PERKINS TWP., Ohio — Surveillance cameras captured the frightening moments when a speeding car crashed through the front doors of a local sporting goods store without stopping until it came to rest at the back of the store. The crash happened just minutes before the Dick’s Sporting Goods store on Milan Road was scheduled to close on Thursday. “There were employees in the store. There were customers in the store, so business as usual. It was getting close to closing […]

  • 16-year-old girl killed, 3 others injured in head-on crash

    MONTVILLE TWP., Ohio — A head-on collision has taken the life of a Bath Township high school student and left three others with serious injuries. Police said they were called to River Styx Road south of Turnberry Drive at 10:22 p.m. Sunday. The preliminary investigation revealed Katherine Babak, 16, of Bath Township was driving north in a Plymouth Acclaim when she was hit by a southbound jeep that had crossed over the center line. Multiple 911 calls to police requested […]

  • ‘Impressive’ sight: Football greats get together for Hall of Fame festivities

    CANTON, Ohio — The 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival is well underway with the city of Canton putting on a huge show for football fans and some of the best to have ever played the game. Early Friday, about 100 enshrinees joined members of the class of 2014 for a group photo, bringing many of those already in the Hall of Fame together with the newest among their ranks. “It’s very impressive. I wish I could remember […]

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    Bridgestone Invitational Round 1: Tiger shaking off weak early start

    AKRON, Ohio — Round one of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational teed off in Akron on Friday drawing media and fans from all over the world to the Firestone Country Club South Course. More than 70 of the world’s best golfers are competing for the prestigious Bridgestone Tournament trophy and the $1.5 million winnings. A large crowd was on hand Thursday showing their support for favorites who include Keegan Bradley, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell, Jordan Speith and Tiger Woods. […]

  • Patriotic parade: Air Force member greeted with emotional welcome home

    CANTON, Ohio — When U.S. Airforce Senior Airman Chelsea Fay, of Mogadore, arrived home on Wednesday for a brief visit with her family, she was greeted with an emotional and patriotic welcome. Fay’s family met her at the Akron-Canton Airport Wednesday afternoon accompanied by members of the Patriot Guard and Warthog Motorcycle clubs saluting and applauding her service. “The Patriot Guard normally does funerals, and a lot of stuff like that, and we’ve got a chance to have one actually […]

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    Northeast Ohio hot spot for sports fans this weekend

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – LeBron James and Johnny Football may have some serious competition for the attention of Northeast Ohio sports fans this weekend as the region plays host to a long list of athletic superstars and sporting events. Things tee off, literally, on Thursday with the start of the Bridgestone Invitational at the Firestone Country Club in Akron. The PGA’s finest golfers, including Rory McIlroy, Keegan Bradley, and defending champion Tiger Woods will compete in front of a national audience […]

  • Mistaken identity? Woman says she was wrongly accused, arrested

    RITTMAN, Ohio — Ashley Brown was eight months pregnant when she was arrested on drug charges last November for a case in which her only real crime may have been having a very common name. Brown said she pulled into the driveway of her mother’s Rittman home and was closely followed by two cars from the Rittman Police Department. “I got out and one of them walked up to me and said, ‘we have a warrant for your arrest,’ and […]

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    Prade ordered to jail pending court ruling

    AKRON, Ohio — Former Akron police captain Douglas Prade was ordered Friday to be held in the Summit County jail for 30 days pending a 9th District Court of Appeals ruling on whether or not he should get a new trial based on the DNA evidence that Judge Judith Hunter used to declare him innocent. **To watch Prade being led through court in handcuffs, watch the video player below** Prade was exonerated in 2013 after he had spent nearly 15 […]