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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