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Dave Bear


Dave Bear, the new Swap Shop Host! Dave has been in radio for a while. His first job was hosting a Swap Shop program in Craig, CO in the the late 70's. Most recently he co-hosted the morning show on our sister station STAR 94 FM, and helped with the creation of the Shopping Show on KNCO and former sister station KUBA in Yuba City. Dave worked at KUBA for 25 years in various capacities and has lived there for nearly as long. Dave has a big family and enjoys all his kids and now grandkids. His hobbies include woodworking, and you can see his work by checking out his website www.2bearswoodshop.com.

Perfect For My Job!

I’ve been told, and have said myself, I have the perfect face for radio!  No one, and I mean No One would want to watch me on the TV.   First of all on the radio no one can tell if I’m wearing a tie or not.  Let me assure you, NOT is always the answer.   Next, no one can tell my spelling is horrendous.  (Without spell check my blog would never see the light of day)

This all popped into my head when I saw reports of a TV newscaster in Turkey fainting in the middle of an interview.  The poor gal just keeled over, out of her chair and ker-ploped on the floor.  She’s okay, turns out she suffers from low blood pressure.  Her guest jumped up and went to her assistance.  Lucky for her!

The situation got me worried about my safety.  I can just see myself, in the middle of Swap Shop, keeling over in the middle of a call.  Who would come to my rescue?  The office listens to the show, so I’m confident someone would eventually respond to a caller just saying “Hello? …  Hello? … Hello?”

But here, writing my blog?  Who would know?  If I collapsed right n

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