Anchor Leaves Style Mark on Hampton Roads TV

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Virginian-Pilot

WVEC Channel 13 news anchor David Alan thumbs through the suits in his closet and pulls out the one that has been banned from the air.

It’s black, light wool with prominent, silvery-white stripes. He paired it with a celestial yellow necktie. It probably triggered vertigo in viewers who saw it in high definition.


“It’s a real strong, powerful, contemporary look,” he says. “And that was just too much.”

Too much for some, but for Alan, it’s part of his distinct style. More…