Dave Price

13 fascinating facts about Dave Price:
• I play the trumpet, although not very often anymore. I bought my first instrument at my grandpa's music repair store.
• I completed the Chicago marathon on a frigid morning in 2002.
• My grandpa used to ride bikes as a kid with Beverly Hillbillies star, Buddy Ebsen, in Belleville, Illinois.
• When I was growing up, half our backyard was full of strawberry plants. Strawberries are still my favorite fruit.
• My wife and I got engaged on Friday the 13th.
• I probably have a tie addiction.
• My father-in-law is a divorce attorney. So is my brother-in-law. I had better be a REALLY good husband.
• I throw right-handed and kick left-footed. I don't know why.
• Barack and Michelle Obama gave me honeymoon advice.
• LeAnn Rimes was my first celebrity interview. I flew a T-34 Mentor Navy plane over the Rocky Mountains. And I steered a nuclear submarine in the Bahamas, all because of cool tv assignments.
• I have two younger brothers and a sister. My mom always baked birthday cakes in shapes of our favorite characters. My dad makes amazing soups and barbecue.
• I almost never miss a St. Louis Cardinals' game on tv. My grandma used to babysit former Cards' manager, Whitey Herzog.
• I'm a German/Austrian/English/Welsh/Native American/native Illinoisian.
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Dave Price is WHO-TV's Political expert and anchors Channel 13 News on weekend evenings.

Dave Price grew up in southern Illinois in the town of Belleville. A graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Dave worked at the public radio station in Edwardsville for several years. He then continued his career in radio at KMOX Radio, the dominant powerhouse in St. Louis.

Price recalls, "Having listened to that station all my life, it was a great experience to work with the people I had admired for so many years."

After his experience in radio, Dave completed his Master's Degree at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1996. He then worked at KOMU-TV in Columbia for three years as a morning anchor and assignment manager. Dave then moved to Montgomery, Alabama to work as an anchor/reporter and help launch a startup station, WNCF-TV.

Throughout his career Dave has received an Emmy for a documentary called "Choices", where he talked to people about the bad choices they've made throughout their lives that landed them in jail or worse. He has also won awards from The Society of Professional Journalists and the Missouri Broadcasters Association.

Dave says he's excited to live back in the Midwest, closer to his family and closer to the St. Louis Cardinals!

You can e-mail Dave at Dave.Price@whotv.com and check out his blog, Price of Politics.

Recent Articles

  • The Insiders, March 30th – Part 5: Judge & Kochel

    Posted on: 9:31 am, March 30, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:04pm, March 30, 2014

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  • PRESIDENT’S PROBLEMS: Santorum Blames ‘Incompetence’ and ‘Lies’

    Posted on: 5:37 pm, March 26, 2014, by , updated on: 05:55pm, March 26, 2014

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  • BRALEY APOLOGIZES: Sen Grassley ‘Farmer From Iowa’

    Posted on: 1:33 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 01:44pm, March 25, 2014

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    Posted on: 11:54 am, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 05:33pm, March 24, 2014

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  • SWEET SIXTEEN: Cyclones Win In Thriller

    Posted on: 7:01 pm, March 23, 2014, by

    At times, the Iowa State Cyclones looked like they were running out of gas Sunday night against the University of...
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  • THE INSIDERS: Roxanne Conlin & Tom Hoefling

    Posted on: 9:35 am, March 23, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:56pm, March 23, 2014

    Roxanne Conlin has made a name for herself in law and politics and has strong feelings about a name some...
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  • THE INSIDERS: Conlin – Part 2

    Posted on: 9:34 am, March 23, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:58pm, March 23, 2014

    Some say you have to talk to women in politics differently than when you talk to men. Channel 13′s Dave...
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  • THE INSIDERS: Conlin – Part 3

    Posted on: 9:33 am, March 23, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:59pm, March 23, 2014

    Democrat Roxanne Conlin knows what it is like to take on Terry Branstad in a race for governor.  She did...
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  • THE INSIDERS: Hoefling – Part 4

    Posted on: 9:32 am, March 23, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:00pm, March 23, 2014

    Someone else wants to beat Terry Branstad and he is not a Democrat. Channel 13′s Dave Price talks to Republican...
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  • THE INSIDERS: Hoefling – Part 5

    Posted on: 9:31 am, March 23, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:01pm, March 23, 2014

    Republican candidate for governor Tom Hoefling tackles the Quick 6 and then gives his predictions for this week.
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  • ETHANOL STANDARD: Sen. Cruz Against Mandate

    Posted on: 8:58 am, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 09:13am, March 19, 2014

    A potential presidential candidate visited Iowa Tuesday and says he does not support the renewable fuels standard. Republican Senator Ted...
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  • IOWA CONNECTION: Cupcakes And Cruz Coming

    Posted on: 11:19 am, March 18, 2014, by , updated on: 12:48pm, March 18, 2014

    U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, continues to stoke speculation about his 2016 ambitions as he spends Tuesday in...
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