David Baumann was born in Mesquite, TX, quickly moved to Rochester, NY and spent the first 22 years of his youth in upstate New York. He graduated in 2002 from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a duel major in Broadcast Journalism and Economics. At SU, Baumann was named to Omicron Delta Epsilon, the Economics Honor Society. He earned a Masters in Business Administration from The Crummer School at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL in 2009 while working full-time for Central Florida News 13 and its sister-station Bright House Sports Network.
From 2000-2002, Baumann served as the Stage Manger for Boston Red Sox telecasts on WFXT-TV. His first on-air job was at KSPR-TV in Springfield, MO from 2003-04. Since coming to Orlando in September of 2004, Baumann has worked for Bright House Networks in several capacities; Sports Anchor, Sports Reporter, Host and Play-by-Play Broadcaster. He also fills-in regularly on several different Sports Talk radio programs in Central Florida and was once offered the main morning show host position at 740 The Game, a 50,000-watt Clear Channel station. Baumann is credited for the recruitment of several of BHSN's sports analysts, including former MLB players Frank Viola, Dante Bichette and Ray Lankford along with former NBA players Nick Anderson, Anthony Bowie and Adonal Foyle.
"DB" has covered almost every major sporting event such as Super Bowl XXXIX, the BCS Championship, the NBA Finals, the Daytona 500, the Little League World Series, the Hawaii Bowl, the Liberty Bowl, the Men's NCAA Tournament and the Arnold Palmer Invitational Tournament. He has interviewed sports superstars such as Dwight Howard, Danica Patrick, Tiger Woods, LeBron James, Annika Sorenstam, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chris Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, Michael Phelps and Aaron Rodgers.
His ultimate goal in the Sports Journalism world is to do-it-all on a national level: anchor, report, host and call play-by-play for live sporting events.
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