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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On Butterflies and Little Girls Growing Up (A True Story) by Dave O’Brien When my daughter was very young she liked to be tucked into bed every night with a few butterfly kisses from Daddy. The O’Briens have unnaturally long eyelashes so it’s only appropriate that we use a...
Dave O'Brien's 7:30 Senseless Survey! 14 Questions! Audio titled Isn’t a School Named Hogwarts like Attending a School Name Pig Zits
According to a new study, the greater the difference in this between a couple, the happier they are. Height The study found that the happiest couples were made up of a taller man and a shorter woman. Of course, you can still be happy without a big height difference but the...
Australian Country Singer Morgan Evans has a hit in with ‘Kiss Somebody’! Looks like he knows a lot about being successful in America but what do we Americans get wrong about his native Australia? Morgan: Outback Steakhouse! Dave and Casey: (Laughter) Morgan: I’ve never been...
Dave O'Brien's 7:30 Senseless Survey! 8 Questions! Audio titled Who Was The Worst Man at Your Wedding
According to a new study, the majority of the time, increasing the intensity of your effort at work can have this kind of effect on your career. A negative one This study found that the harder people worked and the more intense their effort, the more likely they were to damage...
Dave O'Brien's 7:30 Senseless Survey! 10 Questions! Audio titled How Many Screws Do You Have Loose Right Now
According to a new survey, 88% of couples who have gotten married in the past year had one of these valued at an average of $4835. Gift registry The average gift registry for a married couple over the past year had 125 items totaling $4835. Most registries are still a list of...
According to a recent study, only 36% of the Hoosiers who start this this month, will finish it in four years. College Oh great. I just dropped my daughter off at Purdue yesterday for the start of her freshman year. I'm kind of budgeting for her to be out of there in four years...