Dave O'Brien

Host of Mornings with Dave O'Brien

Dave has been on the radio since 1985 and on the air in Indianapolis since 1996. He spent his childhood in California and Virginia, and graduated from the University of Virginia in 1989. Dave is married to Cheryl, a producer for Fox 59 WXIN-TV. The O'Brien’s have a daughter who spends most of her free time riding horses and playing musical instruments.



2012, 2013, 2015 Country Music Association Best Radio Personality for Large Market Radio

2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 Academy of Country Music Best Radio Personality for Large Market Radio

2016 Marconi Radio Awards Large Market Personality of the Year



2013, 2014 Indiana Broadcasters Association's Spectrum Award for Best Radio Personality in Indiana


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According to a recent study, 44% of Indianapolis families have 2 of these but 2% of Indianapolis families have 5 or more. Vehicles The majority of families in Indianapolis have two cars but 2% have five or more! 3% of families have no car and 28% have one. We kind of have one-...
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According to a new survey, 72% of parents think their kids don't get as much of this as the parents did during their childhood. Free time or unstructured time Most parents don't think their kids have as much free time and unstructured play as the parents did during their own...
Dave O'Brien's 7:30 Senseless Survey! 4 Questions! Audio titled This Is My First Day...of the Week, so I can't Answer Those Questions
According to a recent survey, 68% of Americans will buy one of these while on vacation with women being about 20% more likely to do so. A souvenir Over two-thirds of Americans buy souvenirs while on vacation. Nearly half of those souvenirs are given to a family member who was...
Why You Might See LANCO Working the Concession Stand You might see Brandon Lancaster, lead singer of LANCO, working the concession stand at the Dierks Bentley concert this weekend. He told Dave and Casey he used to work the concession stands at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville...
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According to a new survey, 79% of single Americans think it’s OK to use one of these on a first date. Coupon Saving money and being frugal are now considered attractive qualities by the majority of most singles. Buying off-brand food products and only drinking adult beverages at...
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