A perennial star as an anchor for the Timely News Update, Dave Edmark played such political luminaries as Bernie Sanders and Tim Kaine in the 2016 Gridiron.
In the 1980s, Dave sang a show-stopper as former Arkansas Gov. Frank White, taking Fats Domino’s “Blueberry Hill” and singing of his gubernatorial success against a very young Bill Clinton: “I found my thrill/on Capitol Hill/when I first beat you/governor Bill.
Dave has been a long-time journalist in the region, working as a reporter for the Arkansas Gazette and as city editor for The Springdale News. He also worked two stints at the University of Arkansas, first as director of news for the Information Bureau and later as a communications director for U of A System’s Division of Agriculture. He is now retired but continues to work as a contributing journalist for KUAF Radio and other outlets.