Monday, February 26, 2007

The Green Jacket Is Heading South

Those of you who know Dave Dahl know the green jacket. Kurt Pegler used to ask him about winning The Masters which he always took well.

The green jacket is moving along with Dave as he embarks on a new adventure in Springfield next month. After 11 years, the "hated one" as he liked to be called (inside joke) is leaving 1470.

Dave will be reporting from the State Capitol for the Illinois Radio Network. They provide news (largely from the Capitol) to affiliates around the state... including WBBM in Chicago, KMOX in St Louis, and WDWS in Champaign.

Dave is sharp and fair and a very good reporter. I learned a lot from him during my time at WMBD-TV and I'm really sorry to see him go.

His first day is March 19th. Here's wishing the best to Dave, Corrina, Clifford and Isaac.

Update: Jonathan Ahl posts a tribute to the hated one.


Jonathan Ahl said...

Dave will be missed. Few people who ever worked with him will ever forget him.

Wow, that sounds like he's dead.

Anyway, thanks for the link, Edgar.

Billy Dennis said...

I'm expecting you to pick up the slack, Ahl, and be the jell bean hookup for the "press row" at council meetings.