Chief Environmental Correspondent
Dave Malkoff is a six-time Emmy® award-winning journalist who travels the world covering stories for The Weather Channel television network. He reports live from natural disasters and hosts the network’s “Weather Channel Explores” documentary series.
Previously, Dave worked as a science and technology reporter at KTLA-TV Los Angeles. Dave was also a reporter for KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV, both CBS flagship stations in Los Angeles. During his time in LA, he covered major wildfires, earthquakes, the private space industry and won an Emmy for his extensive reporting from Iraq during the final days of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Prior to moving to LA, Dave worked as a science and technology reporter for WFOR-TV in Miami, covering 11 tropical storms and hurricanes, including Hurricane Katrina. He began his reporting career at WICD-TV in Champaign, IL and has also been a reporter in Las Vegas and San Francisco.
Malkoff started working in television during his high school years at WYTV-TV & WKBN-TV in Youngstown, OH. Throughout his college years, Dave worked as an associate producer at WBNS-TV in Columbus, OH.
A native of Youngstown, Ohio, Malkoff studied political science at Ohio State University. Dave lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children.