Another Cedar Rapids native, Dave Franklin is a Wilson High School grad, and attended Coe College for two years before receiving a B.A. in radio/TV and film from Michigan State University.
His radio career started at WKAR AM/FM in East Lansing, Michigan. Returning to Iowa, he went to KGRN in Grinnell before beginning a 40 year career at KCRG TV/AM where he was program director for radio and film director for TV.
Dave brought his Sunday Morning Polka Show to KMRY in January, 2001.
Outside the station, he is involved with landscaping and yard work around home. By the way, he writes he “served 33 months in the army (ours).”