Dave Marcheskie is an award-winning Harrisburg Reporter and Anchor/Managing Editor of abc27 News Weekends at 6 & 11. He invites anyone to “join the conversation” on social media and tweet him @DMarcheskie using the hashtag #WKND27.
Dave has been a member of the abc27 News team since 2010. He started out as a multi-media journalist in Lebanon County and covered several major news events including the arrest of a Lebanon pastor accused of killing two women. Dave also won awards for his coverage of the Penn State riots the night board of trustees fire legendary football coach Joe Paterno.
He was quickly promoted to covering the Capital City where he spent countless hours covering the city’s financial crisis and recovery process. Dave has covered the Linda Thompson administration and currently covers the Eric Papenfuse administration. Dave has won awards for uncovering wasteful city government policies and breaking news in Harrisburg.
Dave began his career at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. He immersed himself in media anchoring news and sports for the campus station, UCTV. He also wrote for the newspaper and hosted his own radio show. In college, Dave was a member of the Future Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia and interned at WPVI-TV Channel 6 and Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia. One of his favorite educational experiences was studying media and communication abroad in Florence, Italy.
Dave began his career in Eastern North Carolina and worked as a reporter for WITN-TV.
With a passion for creativity and photography, Dave is often seen snapping shots of Harrisburg’s architecture, natural beauty, and local food scene. He likes to share his photography on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He won awards as a photojournalist along with abc27’s team of photojournalists for covering an area women’s roller derby team.
You may catch Dave at the local farmer’s market picking up some barbeque or stopping by a coffee shop for a quick shot of espresso. He’s also active in the community and loves to emcee charity events. Oh, he’s always available for a quick men’s style tip if needed.