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Dave Edwards's Bio
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, 8 pounds, 2 ounces, by the way!

Education: Brown Institute grad, early 1980's.

Family: Wife, Shelly and three kids -- Michael, Marcus and Nicole.

What I Like About My Job: Every day presents new challenges. The news can change in mere seconds and we enjoy presenting it and keeping people informed.

Favorite Activities and Interests: Golf, hiking, skiing and watching sports.

Favorite Music: Ranges from smooth jazz to classic rock.

Favorite Movies: Casablanca, Saving Private Ryan, The Sting, Young Frankenstein, Lord of the Rings series....

Favorite TV Shows: NCIS, MNFootball, Last Man Standing

Favorite Books: The Pillars of Earth, The Sum of all Fears and anything by Clive Cussler.

Little Known Fact About You: My Dad was a two-time Sportscaster of the Year in North Dakota.

Favorite Moment In Radio: The days when we have assisted in times of tornadoes, floods, etc, when the information we’ve provided has been vital to people’s lives. Also, interviews through the years with Oliver North, Jim Marshall, White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card, Clark Howard and many more...

Anything Else You Think We Should Know: I am a proud member of the Red Smith Sports Award committee, with proceeds going to youth sports organizations in the area.
Carol Patrizi's Bio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Education: Loyola University of Chicago, Broadcast Journalism BA; Minor in Theatre

Family: My husband Scott and I met at County Stadium in Milwaukee and married in 1991. We have three daughters, Kayla, Caroline and Claire

What I Like About My Job: Lots! I am naturally inquisitive and typically ask lots of questions, being a reporter feeds right into that tendency. I love being in the know, finding out about things first and getting to pass the information along. Meeting and talking to new people is one of the best parts of the job.

Favorite Activities and Interests: I enjoy Reading, Hiking and Cross Country Skiing (but only when it's not too cold, I am a wimp)

Favorite Music: Love it All! I just had to upgrade my iPod to a bigger version to hold all the music I own.

Favorite Movies: While You Were Sleeping (Sandra Bullock is funny, but the neighbor Joe Jr. steals the show) and High Fidelity (A movie about music, yeah that fits)

Favorite TV Shows: The Closer, Monk.

Favorite Books: The Shack, The Red Tent

Little Known Fact About You: Wooden spoons are my kryptonite, I just can't touch them.

Favorite Moment In Radio: I love radio and I have several favorite moments, but the most memorable happened in Wolf Point, Montana at my first radio job. A huge field fire threatened the entire town and our station was integral in keeping the people up to date with evacuation information. I literally chased the fire department into the fire to keep residents informed.
Alex Solsma's Bio
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa

Education: The University of Iowa

Family: I am single. My parents still live in the Sioux City, Iowa area. I have a younger sister and brother.

What I Like About My Job: Play-by-play

Favorite Activities and Interests: Running, cycling, movies, reading, history, politics, current events, Roman Catholicism, attending sporting events, traveling, tennis, skydiving.

Favorite Music: I like a variety of music. Standards, classic rock, jazz, 80s and 90s pop, etc.

Favorite Movies: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Godfather (1972), Double Indemnity (1946), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Cardinal (1963), The Shining (1980), Sideways (2004)

Favorite TV Shows: Mad Men, The X-Files, Breaking Bad, Entourage, Charlie Rose, American Experience, 24

Favorite Books: I read a lot of nonfiction. I love David McCullough's work and had the opportunity to interview him in 2014. East of Eden by John Steinbeck is my favorite novel. I've read every John Grisham book.

Little Known Fact About You: I can't think of anything.

Favorite Moments In Radio: Getting some opportunities to broadcast games my brother was involved in while he played sports for Bishop Heelan High School. I also enjoyed being a part of the NAIA basketball tournament broadcast team and covering Humboldt High School athletics when I worked for KHBT in Humboldt, Iowa.

Anything Else You Think We Should Know: If there is anything else you want to know, feel free to ask.
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