David Collins is one of WBAL-TV 11's hometown reporters. He has lived most of his life in the Baltimore-Washington area.
David is a general assignment reporter and a member of the WBAL-TV 11 News I-Team. He graduated from Towson University with a political science degree, and has worked as a radio anchor, reporter and assistant news director in smaller markets. When the Maryland General Assembly is in session, you can find David scurrying through the halls of the State House, chasing down stories and holding lawmakers accountable.
He freelances for NBC News in Washington, and was the Washington Bureau reporter for King Broadcasting before coming to WBAL-TV.
David has won many journalism awards during his career, including a Gavel Award from the Maryland Bar Association for exposing corruption in the court system with regards to expert witness testimony. The Society of Professional Journalists has recognized David for excellence in general reporting on a variety of topics.
In 2009, David's coverage contributed to the station's winning a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for continuing coverage of the 2009 Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon indictments and trial, and a National Headliner Award for breaking news coverage of the 2009 Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon verdict.
David's coverage of the 2006 Maryland governor's race contributed to WBAL-TV 11 News winning a coveted Walter Cronkite Award for political reporting.
He has also won numerous awards from the Associated Press for Outstanding Enterprise Reporting, in addition to several Emmy nominations for investigative reporting.
David enjoys spending time with his wife, and their sons. He is an Orioles and Ravens fan.
He says his passion is digging up stories and exposing corruption.
- WBAL-TV Reporter