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Dave DeOreo

Dave DeOreo

Coordinating Producer

Dave DeOreo was born and raised in Northeast Ohio, growing up in Shaker Heights and attending Shaker schools and Hawken high school. Dave graduated from Kenyon College with an English degree and received his master’s degree in journalism from Ohio University.

He began his broadcast career as a college DJ while at Kenyon for WKCO where he discovered NPR. After Kenyon, he interned in the WCPN news department and later was hired as a production assistant in 1996 for a new arts and culture program, “Around Noon” with Dee Perry.

For close to two decades, Dave worked on “Around Noon” as production assistant, assistant producer and producer. Today he’s coordinating producer for Ideastream Public Media’s arts and culture team and the lead producer for Ideastream Public Media’s weekly arts and culture program, “Applause.”