Dave Laird

Dave Laird  2:00AM – 6:00AM

Dave has been a ham radio operator since he was 13 years old and served in the Navy as a “Radioman”. It was only natural for him to get into broadcast radio after his military service. He’s worked at many stations in the Syracuse market, both programming and as an on-air personality. He also worked at stations around the country, even working with Rick Gary in Memphis, TN in the early 70’s and here in Syracuse with Gary Dunes in the 80’s. These three now reunite on 102.1 Sunny 102. You can catch Dave on the All Night Show from 2AM until 6AM, Monday through Friday and Saturday from 1 until 6AM.

What are your hobbies? Ham Radio – Fixing Mechanical Stuff –  Radio Production

Some things we need to know about you are: Enjoying life to the fullest every day.

What is the last book that you read? “Killing Patton”

What would you find in your refrigerator right now? Leftovers, leftovers and leftovers.

What do you hate? What do you love? Being late for anything.  Time with family & friends.

Favorite breakfast food? Bacon with more bacon.

Is Elvis really dead? Why or why not? Not in our house. My wife, Malia, LOVES Elvis and he’s on the stereo quite often!

What were you like as a child?  Kinda shy, but loved being a class clown in school.

What super power would you have if you were a superhero? The ability to remove sadness from the world.

If somebody gave you an elephant, what would you do with it? Probably see if it was really afraid of mice and if it liked peanuts.

Favorite things about CNY? My family and the people in general.

Worst job you ever had? A radio station in the Central New York Area that I will not mention.

Who would play you in a movie? Why? Jack Nicholson. I think we may have similar personalities.

What’s one thing you cannot go a day without? Laughing and enjoying time with my wife.

If you were a famous artist, what would be on your backstage tour rider? An ice-cold beer.

What’s waiting for you on your DVR? Another episode of “Victory at Sea”.

If you could have a room full of anything,what would it be? Family & Friends

If you could stage the ultimate tour of any band (living or dead) who would it involve? Stones

Favorite concert you’ve seen? Kiss

What’s the best part of your job? It’s part-time and more of a hobby.