ABC News, local news by Dave Foulk and weather provided exclusively for our coverage area by Todd Howell, Chief Meterologist for channel 10.

Todd Howell grew up in Gaffney, South Carolina, Home of the Peach! Despite a love of weather dating back to his elementary school days, Todd studied business administration and marketing at University of Georgia, Athens, receiving his degree in 1987.

Three years later, after working in computer sales, Todd decided to pursue a career in what he loved-weather. He returned to school at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi, and, in May 1993, received his Masters degree in geo-science, in the Broadcast Meteorology program. While attending Mississippi State, Todd took a position as a weekend weather anchor at WTVA-TV, Tupelo, Mississippi.

In June, 1993, following graduation from the masters program, Todd joined WBIR-TV as a staff meteorologist. In 1996 he was named Chief Meteorologist. He is a member of the National Weather Association.

Todd resides in Knoxville with his wife, Leigh, and their sons, Walker, Davis, Nolan and Stewart. In their time together, the family enjoys camping.


Dave Foulk is a multi-time recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for broadcast news excellence- all of it in the southeastern United States. Dave was born in Knoxville. and began his broadcasting career there in 1969.  After graduation from UT-Knoxville, he took a reporter assignment for WSB Radio in Atlanta, and worked in nearly every position in the news department,  from street and on-call reporter, to assistant news director, news director, and senior editor.  
Dave and his Knoxville native wife Dena moved their family back home to East Tennessee in 1992, where he continued to work in radio news until his retirement from full-time broadcasting a few years ago....so he could spend full-time in his battle against Stage IV colorectal cancer that had spread to his liver.   This year, Dave is chairman of the Subway Race Against Cancer fpr The Thompson Cancer Survival Center in Knoxville. 
Foulk is also, ironically the recipient of national recognition by The American Cancer Society for his reporting on the disease.   He has also been awarded the Red Cross Life Saving Medal Of Honor for his actions following a car crash. 
The Foulks have three children. and eight grandchildren ranging from pre-school, to an Air Force flight crew member currently deployed to combat operations. His hobbies include photography, and writing, with the goal of eventually publishing a book about his news reporting experiences from hurricanes, to prison riots and serial killings. several U-S Presidents, and hundreds of thousands of news stories filed for morning radio listeners over the past 47 years.





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