A native of Manhattan's Lower East Side and Queens, Novarro started his career with Eyewitness News as a college intern and rose through the ranks to become a reporter. He was later named New Jersey Bureau correspondent and became anchor of Eyewitness News Sunday Morning.
For Eyewitness News, Novarro has covered such notable stories as the racial profiling case that led to the overhaul of the New Jersey State Police Department, terror cells operating in New York City and New Jersey and the first World Trade Center attack, landing a rare interview with blind Sheikh Omar Abdul-Rahman, convicted mastermind of the bombing. He was awarded an Emmy for his reports on tenants held hostage in their Brooklyn apartment building by drug dealers who had turned their home into a crack house.
Novarro helped launch the Eyewitness News community affairs show "Tiempo," the first public affairs program dedicated to issues of interest to the Hispanic community to air in New York City. He is very proud of his Latino roots and works hard to better his community.
In 2000, David moved to Chicago to become anchor of WFLD-TV's morning newscast, and in 2007 he was tapped to anchor the station's new 10PM newscast. While in Chicago, he reported on Barack Obama's presidential campaign, with profiles on the then Senator and his family at their home. He anchored live coverage from Grant Park during Obama's historic election night victory. In 2010, Novarro was voted "Best Newscaster" in a Chicago radio poll. Shortly thereafter he returned to his journalistic roots in New York.
Novarro is a graduate of New York University. He is married and is the proud father of son Daniel.
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