A headshot of a man smiling in a forest on a sunny autumn day.
In Bellingham, Washington, November 2018. Photo: Ed Ronco.

David Dodman is a broadcaster, communicator, photographer, musician, and tech enthusiast based in Traverse City, Michigan.

From 2019 to 2023, David worked as the Assistant Program Director for Classical KING 98.1 in Seattle. He hosted Sunday Sunrise (a weekly showcase of choral music) and was a fill-in host for programs throughout KING’s weekday and weekend schedule. He also served as the station’s Chief Operator and coordinated scheduling and logistics for weekly programs like Broadcast Concerts and KING’s flagship live performance show, Northwest Focus LIVE.

Before KING, David worked in a series of positions, most recently Web & IT Director, for KNOM Radio Mission, a non-profit radio station in northwestern Alaska. He designed and administrated KNOM’s website, www.knom.org, and wrote and edited KNOM’s monthly newsletter, The Nome Static. For six years, he hosted the weekly program KNOM Jazz, a show that he created in 2009. His production of a KNOM radio drama won a 2007 Goldie Award from the Alaska Broadcasters Association.

David’s photographs have been featured in print or online editions of Alaska Dispatch/Anchorage Daily NewsThe Seattle Times, The Washington PostAlaska Public Radio NetworkAccuWeather.com, and on the front covers of Radio WorldThe Nome Nugget, and Village Voices (a publication of Alaska’s RurAL CAP).

David has also taught at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Northwest Campus, as an adjunct faculty member.

Born in New York City, David grew up in Rahway, New Jersey. He studied at Harvard College, where he lived in Kirkland House and sang with the Harvard Glee Club. He graduated with an A.B. in music in 2005.

Aside from New Jersey and Massachusetts, David lived in Galway, Ireland, before moving to Alaska in 2006. He relocated to Seattle in 2015 and then to Michigan in 2023.

For more details on David’s career / CV, please see his Resume.