Dave has worked in broadcasting for over 30 years as an on-air host, producer, writer, and recording engineer, and has regularly hosted public broadcasting pledge drives since 1982. He is also an active freelance voice talent and audiobook narrator, working from his own home studio. Dave has also owned and operated a live-sound company providing large-scale public address systems for concerts and other live events. Dave returned to college mid-life to study human performance and athletic training. This lead to coaching professional athletes and the opening of his own health club in the Seattle area from 2004 to 20015. After long stays in San Francisco and Seattle, Dave settled in Ashland in early 2019. Outside of media and business pursuits, Dave’s primary passions are hiking wilderness trails and long-distance motorcycling.