Newsman David Garcia Dies
August 29, 2007 at 5:11 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime TV news reporter DAVID GARCIA, who died of liver failure TUESDAY in PALM DESERT, CA at 63.
GARCIA, best known as one of TV's pioneer environmental reporters (earning him the nickname "EARTHMAN"), started in radio in TEMPLE, TX after attending BAYLOR UNIVERSITY and moved on to WFAA-A-TV/DALLAS and ABC RADIO NETWORK before moving to ABC, where he served as WHITE HOUSE correspondent. He later worked for CBS O&O KNXT (TV) (now KCBS-TV)/LOS ANGELES and crosstown NBC O&O KNBC (TV) and FOX O&O KTTV (TV) (FOX 11), and most recently worked at CBS affiliate KPSP-LP (CBS 2) and NBC affiliate KMIR-TV/PALM SPRINGS.