David Riggleman has been director of communications for The city of Las Vegas since 1999. His duties at the city include oversight of media relations, the city's government access television channel--KCLV Channel 2, social media, internet content, marketing/advertising, graphic arts, city publications, print media, mailroom operations, employee communications, and emergency communications. During his tenure in the city, Channel 2 was first launched in January 2000. Since then, the station has won numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards for outstanding community affairs programming and the 2002 Beacon Award for Best Station among U.S. government access channels.
David serves as host of the “Access City Council” program, which, highlights happenings from each of the city’s six wards. He was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in August 2006.
Prior to coming to the city, he was conservation manager at the Southern Nevada Water Authority, where he directed the valley's water conservation efforts and programs from 1995 to 1999. David is also a veteran of the news media, working as a television anchor, reporter, and producer for twelve years. In Las Vegas, he was employed at KVBC-TV, Channel 3 (now KSNV-TV), from 1987 until 1995.
David graduated with distinction from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and attended graduate school at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.