Dave Ross Biography, Age, Net Worth, Education, Broadcast career

Dave Ross is a talk show host on Seattle’s KIRO-FM radio station. He joined KIRO as a news anchor in 1978 and was given his own talk show in 1987.

Dave Ross Biography

Dave Ross is a talk show host on Seattle’s KIRO-FM radio station. He joined KIRO as a news anchor in 1978 and was given his own talk show in 1987. He has sometimes broadcast his show while on assignment in other locations, including overseas, such as Baghdad, Iraq on April 2004.

Dave Ross Age

He was born on April 10, 1952, Yorktown, NY. He is currently 67 years.

Dave Ross Net Worth

David Ross is an American retired professional baseball player who has a net worth of $11 million. David Ross was born in Bainbridge, Georgia on March 1977. He was a catcher who batted and threw right-handed. He played in the College World Series with both Auburn and Florida after he decided not to sign with the Dodgers who drafted him in the 19th round of the 1995 draft. He was later drafted again in the 7th round of the 1998 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

He made his MLB debut for the Dodgers in 2002 and played there until 2004. Ross played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Diego Chargers in 2005. From 2006 to 2008 he played for the Cincinnati Reds. Ross played for the Boston Red Sox in 2008 and the Atlanta Braves from 2009 to 2012. From 2013 to 2014 he played for the Boston Red Sox and he finished his career playing for the Chicago Cubs from 2015 to 2016.

Ross won two World Series championships. His first was with the Red Sox in 2013 and his second came with the Cubs in 2016. In 2017 he became the first baseball player to compete on the reality television series Dancing with the Stars.

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Dave Ross Education

The David Ross Education Trust is a network of unique and diverse academies, committed to becoming one of the top-performing multi-academy trusts in the country. Recognized as one of 11 System Leaders for education across England, the Trust works with 34 primary and secondary schools across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, and London. Our schools range from smaller primaries with around 50 children too much larger secondary schools in the center of urban areas. The Trust also has a grammar school and special school within the network.

Our mission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education. We achieve this through the Trust’s unique culture, where delivering academic excellence and embracing the value of enrichment and citizenship are at the heart of who we are, and what we do as an organization.

Dave Ross Spouse / Wife / Children

He is married to Patti Ross the family is blessed with two daughters, Caitlin Ross, and Emilie Ross.

David Ross Broadcast career

Born in a Catholic family in Yorktown Heights, New York, Ross is a commercial artist’s son and has a brother and two sisters. At the age of 15, he began his career at WVIP in Mt. Kisco, New York. Ross worked as a journalist at the WSB in Atlan after graduating from Cornell University in 1973, where he was a member of the Cornell University Glee Club and of the Quill and Dagger Society.

Ross broadcasts a domestic weekly commentary on the CBS Radio Network in addition to hosting his talk show on radio station KIRO (AM) in Seattle. From 1983-2004 he hosted and created for the Associated Press, called Chip Talk, the first syndicated daily radio report on computers. He was also a member of the 1995 CNET Launch Team where he contributed sections called The Last Word to the key.

Ross broadcasted multiple historical occurrences from abroad or outside Seattle. For instance, Ross traveled to the Persian Gulf on the eve of Iraq’s 2003 invasion to broadcast his radio show from Qatar. Other field trips included trips to cover the visit of the Pope to Britain in 1982, trips to China in 1984 and to the Soviet Union in 1987, the overthrow of the Berlin Wall and the revolution.

Ross was usually depicted as a liberal (although he was also called a moderate) but is also renowned for interviewing and debating those with antagonistic conservative opinions on his radio program. According to the Seattle Times: “Ross listens, circles with Socratic issues around visitors, then makes sharp observations, but never gets to the jugular.

Ross is also renowned for his “flitch” songs (songs using existing melodies but with fresh lyrics, generally based on current events) in relation to his editorials, and often singing one as part of his radio show and CBS segments. The Seattle Times wrote that “the best of[ these] might be alongside the iconic Tom Lehrer’s.”

Ross got the Best Commentary Award for RTNDA Edward R. Murrow in 2001 and 2005. However, because the ceremony was planned for September 12, 2001, he was unable to accept the 2001 prize personally. On September 11, 2001, he was booked on a flight to Nashville but instead ended up being assigned to cover the terrorist attacks in New York City. Ross was also nominated for the Marconi Award and nomination and Clarion and Gabriel Awards. He was voted “Best Talk Show Host” by the Seattle Weekly.

Dave Ross Other personal details

He served as chairman of the St. Monica’s college commission, a member of the Eastside Board of Catholic Community Services, and was on the Campaign 5000 African-American Community Development Bank’s steering committee. He joined the boards of the Seattle Transportation Choices Coalition and the Institute for Economic Opportunities in 2007

Dave Ross 2004 US House election

Ross announced his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives for the 8th Congressional District of Washington as a Democrat in May 2004. At noon on July 23, 2004, he started a leave from KIRO to coincide with the start of his active candidacy. The seat was held by the 2004 retired Republican Jennifer Dunn.

Ross decisively defeated fellow Democrats Alex Alben and Heidi Behrens-Benedict in the primary election on September 14, 2004. In the general election against King County Sheriff Dave Reichert at the November 2, 2004, general election, anti-Ross advertisements paid by the National Republican Congressional Committee said Ross “empowered terrorists” and “wave a white

CQPolitics defined the race as follows: “Reichert’s record as a sheriff including capturing the notorious” Green River “serial murderer allowed him to defeat Democrat Dave Ross, a well-known radio talk show host based in Seattle, with 51.5 percentage points and a 5 percentage point margin in 2004.” Ross returned to his talk show the next day.

Dave Ross Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society performances

Ross is a member of the Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society and has frequently appeared at the Seattle Center in their summer performances, playing over 30 roles with the company. A 2006 review commented that “Ross, in his 27th season with the business, masterfully underplays the Major-General snappy, vigorous, not too mannered.

For his portrayal of the famous Gilbert & Sullivan “patter” roles and other baritone roles in the Savoy Operas, Ross received many warm reviews. At the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival in Buxton, England, he played Rudolph’s role in The Grand Duke in 1999 and also appeared at the festival in 1996.

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