Dave Bender is a California native. He reports the weather Monday through Friday at 4, 5, 6, 6:30, 10 and 11 p.m. He also hosts the segment “The Bender Show Ender” as well as “The 12 Daves of Christmas,” a CBS13 holiday tradition.
Bender attended UC San Diego as well as Palomar College. He studied meteorology and broadcasting to prepare him for weather forecasting.
Dave’s career has taken him to Arizona, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. and of course, Sacramento. He has appeared on network television several times. He is an Emmy Award-winning reporter and has also received numerous Emmy nominations, including two for Best Weathercaster.