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David Hodges

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David Hodges is a reporter for Fox44 & ABC22 News. He joined the team in June 2012.

Where did you grow up?

Jacksonville, the First Coast of Florida.

Where did you attend college?

I graduated from Elon University in 2012. It's a small school in North Carolina.

Where have you worked previously?

Working here at Fox44 is my first job!

What is the most challenging story you've ever done?

I met an incredible group of ex-convicts who worked with a local organization in North Carolina to get their lives back on track and find jobs. Their stories were incredible and the man leading them was inspirational. After we thought the story was finished, the main ex-convict we followed decided to quit the group. I got to know him very well and still worry about his family and hope that he is doing alright.

Who is your favorite national correspondent?

Scott Pelley.

What are your hobbies?

I enjoy watching sports, hiking, reading and meeting new people.

What are your favorite sports teams?

The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Orlando Magic.

What is your favorite book?

Tuesday's with Morrie.

What is your favorite food?

I'm a big fan of seafood and love the haddock here in Vermont!

What is one activity you would put on a "bucket list"?

Drive a Lamborghini on the autobahn

Other fun facts:

I used to row (crew) in high school and had the chance to compete in the Head of the Charles in Boston. I'm hoping to row a little on Lake Champlain too.