Davidson covers political news and co-hosts NY1's nightly political show, Inside City Hall
. He was NY1's Albany Reporter from 1999 to 2002, dividing his time between New York City and the state capital. In early 2003, David was the first to report the deals preventing a transit strike and granting the mayor control of city schools.
In addition to television news, David has written more than 125 stories for The New York Times. His work has appeared in the National, Metro, Sunday Styles, Travel and Real Estate sections, and his stories have covered topics ranging from higher education to the nation's largest fingerprint-faking scandal. His work has also appeared on the Time's Op-Ed page, and he was also briefly a reporter for the New York Post.
David joined NY1 from NBC News, where he wrote and produced two dozen segments for Dateline NBC, including reports on the criminal justice system and several segments about the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal. David also developed an Emmy-Award winning piece about military hazing and helped create Dateline's "Nature's Wrath" format for covering natural disasters.
Prior to NBC, David produced national news and political segments for the Fox broadcast network. David was also a desk assistant for ABC News, where he spent two summers during college.
David graduated in 1989 from The Dalton School, where he was editor-in-chief of The Daltonian, and in 1993 from Cornell University, where he was editor-in-chief of The Cornell Daily Sun.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org