Dave Mattingly is an NPR Newscast producer and anchor. He manages NPR newscasts during Morning Edition, including the coordination of reports from NPR, member-station and freelance reporters in the U.S. and around the world. Mattingly is responsible for choosing which audio reports are heard in NPR newscasts during Morning Edition. He can frequently be heard within NPR newscasts on various stories.
Mattingly was producing NPR's morning newscasts during the initial hours of the September 11th terror attacks – the coverage of which earned NPR a 2001 Peabody Award. He also produced NPR's morning newscasts during the impeachment of President Clinton, the presidential elections of 2000 and 2004, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Mattingly came to NPR in 1996 as a newscast editor and producer. Prior to NPR, he was a Capitol Hill correspondent for the Standard News Radio Network in Washington, DC for two years, covering the House of Representatives. He was also a newscast editor and anchor at the Unistar Radio Networks in Arlington, VA, and was news director and anchor at WINC AM-FM in Winchester, VA.
The Radford University graduate has won several awards from the Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters and has been inducted into WVRU Wall of Fame at his alma mater. He is a dedicated alum who, along with his wife, established the Mattingly Scholarship for WVRU to assist students at Radford University who are pursuing a career in broadcasting and broadcast journalism.
The youth soccer coach lives in Ashburn, VA, with his wife Jennifer, sons Josh and Tyler, and daughter McKenna.