Dave Collins

STAA Member
Location: Sidney, NE
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA


KSID Radio - Sidney, NE - October 2004 - Current
  • --PxP voice of over 700 high school games in basketball, football, baseball and volleyball.
  • --Producer for pregame, halftime and postgame content.
  • --11-time PxP award winner - Nebraska Broadcasters Assn., Northwest Broadcast News Assn. (NE, IA, SD, ND, WI, MN).
  • --Freelance PxP and provide game feeds for other stations as needed.
University of Colorado Basketball
  • --Television PxP for select CU basketball games on CU student TV cable station.
  • --Trained under CU broadcast veteran Larry Zimmer.

Sports Director

KSID Radio - Summer 2008 - Current
  • --Schedule local sports broadcasts and University of Nebraska game broadcasts.
  • --Produce and announce daily sportscasts.
  • --Maintain sports content on KSID website and Facebook/Twitter presence.


  • --American Legion Baseball broadcast season packages.
  • --Conference tournament basketball sponsorships.
  • --Contribute to annual Sportscaster's Club broadcast sales package effort.
  • --Local individual game broadcast sales on CD.

News Director

KSID - October 2004 - Current
  • --Handle all aspects of KSID news department on-air and online.
  • --KSID News page online averaged nearly 2,300 page views/day (833,000+ visits in 2011).
Nebraska Radio Network Stringer (Learfield) - November 2007 - Current
  • --Contribute news voicers for statewide newscasts and affiliates website.

Skills & Community

  • --2008 Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce President (Board Member 2005-2009)
  • --NexGen, Cool Edit Pro / Adobe Audition audio editing, PromoSuite website program.
  • --MS Office and Mac proficient and prior experience with Final Cut Pro.
  • --Volunteer public address announcer for American Legion Baseball.


University of Colorado - Boulder
  • --Bachelor of Science in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast News; Minor in History.
  • --Six-month internship in the Sports Department at KCNC-TV, CBS-4 in Denver, CO.
  • --Sports Anchor and Sports Reporter for NewsTeam Boulder cable TV show.


Larry Zimmer, Colorado Buffaloes Radio Broadcaster
Terry James, Program Director, WJRE
Jason Murphy, Program Director, KQKY