David Shumate was named the Director of Broadcasting for the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network in June, 2017. In this role, he serves as the play-by-play voice for Duke football and men's basketball games.
Prior to moving to Durham, Shumate spent the previous five years as IMG's Director of Audio Operations. His broadcasting experience includes play-by-play duties for the Mid-American Conference championship football game (2010-16), SEC Men's Basketball Tournament (2011-17) and SEC Baseball Tournament (2013-17). Shumate also handled basketball play-by-play responsibilities for Auburn, Connecticut, Duke, Oregon, Pittsburgh, Vanderbilt, Washington and West Virginia between 2011-17.
A native North Carolinian, Shumate graduated from Appalachian State University in 2006 with a bachelor of science degree in communication with a concentration in electric media and broadcasting.