David Ford joined The Jambar staff in August 2017, where he worked as a general assignment reporter for the entire school year. During his time as a reporter, Ford covered a variety of topics relating to the Youngstown community. He used his reporting and writing skills to his advantage; faculty and staff took notice of this. In the Spring 2018 semester, Ford received the Chuck Housteau Memorial Scholarship thanks to his work for The Jambar. As of August 2018, Ford switched his position from reporter to sports columnist, where he provides insight in relevant sports topics. In addition, he covers the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Armchair All-Americans sports website. Ford remains active in campus and community events. He currently assists with the Missing Persons Project in the YSU Journalism program, is a member of the Ads Club in the business school and serves as a weekly volunteer for the Trumbull Mobile Meals.