David Custer Biography
David Custer is an American 7-time Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for WNEM-TV since joining the station in October of 2013. He currently anchors the 5, 6, and 11 pm news, alongside Meg McLeod on WNEM News.
David Custer Age
Custer is 41 years old as of 2021. He was born on October 14, 1980, in Flint, Michigan, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 14th of October every year.
David Custer Height
Custer stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
David Custer Family
Custer spent his youth and childhood in Goodrich, Michigan, with his loving parents, as well as a brother. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents.
David Custer Spouse
Custer is openly gay. He is in a relationship with Dan Buccilli, a salon owner, born on October 10. His year of birth is unknown, therefore, it’s difficult to know how old he is. Custer often posts his partner on his Instagram page.
David Custer Net Worth
Custer has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
David Custer Salary
Custer earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
David Custer Education
Custer is a proud alumnus of the University of Michigan-Flint, where, in the year 2001 he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. During his stint at the university, he worked for the university newspaper (M-Times). Also, he was among the university’s Orientation Leaders, where he welcomed students to the university.
David Custer Career
Custer serves at WNEM-TV as a Weeknight News Anchor. Previously, he was in Toledo, Ohio, working for an NBC-affiliated television station, WNWO-TV. He spent 1 year and 3 months there working as a co-anchor of the 6, 7, and 11 pm newscasts. Before that, he was working for WSMH FOX66/WNEM-TV5 in Flint as a reporter of the weekday newscasts, as well as an anchor of the weekend newscasts. There he stayed for 4 years 3 months. Custer has also worked for WBKB-TV in Alpena, Michigan for 9 months as an anchor f the 6 pm newscasts, as well as a daily reporter.
In the fall of 2009, after Custer left WNWO, he took a short break from television to pursue an executive position in the culinary field. He amalgamated his love for television with the new venture and started doing lifestyle segments on Better-TV. He was invited by Wendy Williams, a talk show host, in the year 2012, to her show to share his recipes in an effort to help “Save the Twinkie”.
Custer holds seven regional Emmy Awards out of 18 Emmy nominations. He also holds several Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Associated Press Awards, recently, being voted Best Reporter/Anchor of the year 2020 by both. He was awarded the Great Lakes Bay Region’s Ruby Award in the year 2018, which honors the brightest professionals under 40 years old. More than 15,000 local readers of “MyCity Magazine” have named him, BEST News Anchor in Mid-Michigan. Also, in the years 2020 and 2019, the Great Lakes Bay Magazine voted him the area’s “Greatest News Anchor”. In the year 2015, the Great Lakes Pride awarded him “Champion of Pride”.
Custer has conducted interviews with presidential candidates and appeared live on CNN. He has an uncovered national story, which was used to create an entire episode of Dr. Phil in the year 2006.
David Custer WNEM
Custer is currently working at WNEM where he works alongside other famous WNEM anchors and reporters including;
- Elisse Ramey
- Colette Stinger
- Blake Keller
- Jamie Sherrod
- Chris Easlick
- John Gross
- Mathieu Mondro
- Meg McLeod
David Custer Social Media Platforms
Custer is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1300 followers on Twitter.