David D’Aquin is News15’s fill-in forecaster. David, a veteran Louisiana TV reporter, anchor and news director, is the video director for the USA Today Network’s Gulf Region, headquartered at The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette. In addition to The Daily Advertiser, the Gulf Region includes The Shreveport Times, Monroe News-Star, Alexandria Town Talk and Opelousas Daily World in Louisiana; the Jackson Clarion-Ledger and Hattiesburg American in Mississippi and the Montgomery Advertiser in Alabama.
D’Aquin began his career as a radio reporter/anchor for KPEL in Lafayette before becoming weekend weather anchor/reporter for KATC-TV3. In 2008, he moved to Baton Rouge as reporter/anchor for WVLA/WGMB — where he became the news director/operations manager in 2009, a position he held for six years.
David was the outstanding graduate in his class from UL Lafayette. David gets joy from working to improve his hometown. The Lafayette native serves on the boards of Junior Achievement Acadiana, United Blood Services, Downtown Lafayette Unlimited and Acadiana PRIDE.