Photographer/MMJ Dave Gapinski


Twitter: @DaveGapTV

Birthplace:  Cleveland, but grew up in Independence, Ohio.

Education:  Cleveland State and the Ohio School of Broadcasting.

Current Position/Job Duties: News videographer, live truck operator (microwave and satellite), multimedia journalist.

Previous Work Experience: Freelance photographer, interned at WWWM radio (M105).

Joined News 5: I joined when videotape was the latest technology.

Most Memorable Stories: Enjoy covering any story that involves traveling somewhere.

Awards/Honors:  Emmy winner, Cleveland Press Club, Cleveland Communicator Award and others.

News Philosophy: On Your Side.

Favorite Music: European Rock and Britpop (Katie Melua, Oasis).

Favorite Movie: An older movie called "The Final Countdown"- a very interesting war movie involving time travel.

Favorite Foods: Most anything that isn't hot or spicy

Family: Married to Cyndi with two stepsons, Rob and Geoff.

Hobbies & Interests: Travel, photography and music.

Something most people don't know about me: I have a website for a British rock band called Diesel Park West.

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