David Seidel

News Director

David Seidel is proud to lead the journalists at Radio IQ and WVTF as news director.  David joined the newsroom in May 2017 and brings more than 20 years of experience in broadcast journalism in Virginia.  Prior to joining Radio IQ David was an assistant news director, assignment manager and producer at WDBJ Television in Roanoke.  He also worked as a reporter for WHSV Television in Harrisonburg.  David graduated from Washington and Lee University in Lexington with degrees in journalism and history.

David and his family love to call the Roanoke Valley their home.

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Next month marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion that freed Western Europe from Nazi occupation.

And for Roanoke resident Bernard Marie, it marks another milestone in his decades-long effort to honor the U. S. servicemen and women who saved him.

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Just a few hundred yards from the traffic in Salem, Governor Ralph Northam made a new pitch to improve Interstate 81.

Two Lynchburg police officers will serve probation and perform community service for shooting a homeowner.

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For the first time in more than two years, drivers are crossing Roanoke’s Franklin Road bridge. The rebuilt structure was opened to traffic Friday.

(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lumber Liquidators is paying $33 million to settle fraud charges by federal authorities who accused the company of falsely saying its Chinese-made laminate flooring met formaldehyde emissions standards.