Born in Essex (we wont hold it against him)

As of the 22nd of May David was installed as main presenter of the show. started his career working for the commercial radio station Essex FM in 1995 as a broadcast journalist. During this time he was a finalist in the New York radio festival.

In 1998 he moved to BBC Essex in Chelkmsford where he read the breakfast news bulletins and was a reporter. He won a bronze Gillard award for broadcasting.

Whiteley then moved to TV, working as a reporter for Look East, where he received an RTS award for Newcomer of the Year in 2001.

Since starting with Inside Out, Whiteley has become a producer/director, in addition to his duties as the frontman of the show.

David often used to stand in for David Clayton.  He's a keen surfer and marathon runner and possibly best known for his BBC One Inside Out programme.

Married to Look East's Amelia Reynolds, they have two children