Dave Bohman

Action 16 Investigates

Newswatch 16 Investigative Reporter Dave Bohman joined the staff in January, 2010, and has already made his market in the region for his work. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences recognized Dave’s work with a prestigious 2011 Emmy Award for his report on the dangers of the once popular drink Four Loko and a teenager who was placed in a medically induced coma as a result of drinking too much. It was Dave’s fourth Emmy, his first at WNEP.

Dave has worked at television stations in Vermont, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, and New Mexico. His career highlights include nine years in Tampa, where his journalistic tenacity made viewers take notice, as he won more than 30 local, and national awards. During his time at WTSP-TV Dave was the lead reporter for the disputed Presidential Election in Florida in 2000, the "right-to-die" saga of Terri Schiavo, and several hurricanes, where he often did live shots in 60 and 70 mile per hour winds.

Dave's excited to be part of the Newswatch 16 team because of the station's reputation for excellence, and where investigative reporting is his primary job. "My passion is to put together quality, in-depth news stories that connect with viewers, and in some cases, bring out stories that might otherwise never be told," he says. Dave believes his job includes the responsibility to hold those in power accountable, and to give voice to the voiceless.

Dave is a native of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and was an all-state shortstop at the Governor's Academy, before attending Syracuse University, graduating in 1979 with a major in Broadcast Journalism. After living in New Mexico for two years, Dave is thrilled to be back in the northeast, with his wife and two daughters. When he is not on the job, you might find Dave exploring his other passions that include gourmet cooking and golfing. He is also a dedicated fan of Tampa Bay Rays baseball, and Syracuse University sports.

Recent Articles

  • Tenants Flee Fire In Carbondale

    Posted on: 1:21 pm, November 29, 2013, by , updated on: 07:31pm, November 29, 2013

    CARBONDALE — More than 30 people were forced out of an apartment building in Carbondale Friday morning when fire gutted...
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  • Fire Victim Finds Reasons to be Thankful

    Posted on: 4:32 pm, November 28, 2013, by , updated on: 06:16pm, November 28, 2013

    WILKES-BARRE — Flames destroyed an apartment house in Wilkes-Barre Thanksgiving morning, forcing three people from their homes. The fire started...
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  • Adoptive Parents Wait for Checks, while Luzerne CYS Admits Error

    Posted on: 6:13 pm, November 27, 2013, by

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY — Some parents in Luzerne County believe they have been shortchanged this month when it comes...
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  • Ex-Senator Bob Mellow Emerges from Halfway House

    Posted on: 5:16 pm, November 25, 2013, by , updated on: 05:18pm, November 25, 2013

    SCRANTON – Former State Senator Bob Mellow of Lackawanna County is finishing the remainder of his federal prison sentence at...
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  • Bob Mellow Emerges from Scranton Halfway House

    Posted on: 1:52 pm, November 25, 2013, by

    SCRANTON – We got our first look Monday morning at former State Senator Bob Mellow since he went to Federal...
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  • Revenge Porn Victimizes Area Women

    Posted on: 11:00 pm, November 20, 2013, by , updated on: 04:41pm, November 21, 2013

    SCRANTON — Women’s Rights advocates said many in Pennsylvania are being harassed by a form of revenge that leaves victims...
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  • Supersized Power Line Through NEPA: Is it Necessary?

    Posted on: 6:31 pm, November 15, 2013, by , updated on: 07:09pm, November 15, 2013

    CLARKS SUMMIT — Some of the mountains that frame the Lackawanna Valley now have huge cuts across the top. The...
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  • Audit Blasts State DPW for Late Paychecks to Caregivers

    Posted on: 5:41 pm, November 14, 2013, by , updated on: 06:31pm, November 14, 2013

    SCRANTON — State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released a scathing audit of a home health care program that Action 16...
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  • Monroe County Taxpayers Funded Commissioner’s Angry Letter to GOP Congressman

    Posted on: 4:41 pm, November 4, 2013, by , updated on: 04:48pm, November 4, 2013

    STROUDSBURG — A letter from Democratic Monroe County Commissioner Suzanne McCool to Republican Congressman Tom Marino has now been released...
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  • Could Candidate for Mayor be Stopped from Taking Office?

    Posted on: 5:15 pm, October 23, 2013, by , updated on: 06:38pm, October 23, 2013

    MAHANOY CITY- Like many communities in the coal region, Mahanoy City struggles with a shrinking population and blighted, abandoned buildings....
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  • With Government Shutdown, Family Can’t Afford WWII Vet’s Burial

    Posted on: 4:39 pm, October 11, 2013, by , updated on: 04:41pm, October 11, 2013

    SCRANTON — In the midst of the Federal Government shutdown, a charity stepped in to pay death and funeral benefits...
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  • Birth Control Device Blamed for Crippling Pain

    Posted on: 6:48 pm, September 26, 2013, by , updated on: 08:14pm, September 26, 2013

    RINGTOWN — An estimated 1,000 women around the country have gone online to blame the Essure birth control device for...
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