'East Side' Dave McDonald
Professional Skills include:
Talk show host, broadcasting, writing, social media, acting, marketing, advertising, organizing live events, leading teams, teaching interns, customer service, sales, promotions, developing professional relationships.
Host, On-Air Personality, Producer: SiriusXM Satellite Radio. December 2005 - Present. Davey Mac Sports Program XL. Sam & Dave Show. Ron & Fez Show.
Host: Davey Mac Sports Program XL. SiriusXM Satellite Radio. November 2011- Present. Hosting national, uncensored, sports talk and comedy show. Dave hosts an incredibly original, successful, live show that discusses sports and pop culture with irreverence and humor! Called the “the future of radio” by comedian/actor/host Jay Mohr and “radio gold” by comedian/actor Jim Norton. Every Saturday night at 7 PM Eastern, 4 Pacific, on The Opie & Anthony Channel (Sirius 206/XM 103).
Davey Mac Sports Program. A professional online radio show. October 2010- Present. On iTunes, RiotCast.com, and Stitcher.com. Voted “BEST of 2012” by the iTunes Editorial
Team. The hit show is a unique blend of
sports talk, pop culture, and comedy and is the number one independent sports
podcast on the Internet. Featured in the
Recommended and New & Noteworthy sections, respectively, on iTunes and Stitcher.com.
Host: (EastSideDaveCountry.com) which includes articles, polls, links, and original videos conceived, written, filmed, and performed by David McDonald.
Actor: “World’s Dumbest” on truTV- Dave acted in a comedy sketch to great reviews.
Actor: Commercial work.
America's Worst Tattoos - TLC. Featured episode revolving around Dave. November 2013
Voice-Over Professional: Credits include Grand Theft Auto 4 and Red Dead Redemption. Rock Star Video Games.
Writer: BigBrotherGossip.com. A series of hugely entertaining aticles about the CBS show, Big Brother. Summer 2013.
Writer: RealityGeek.com. A series of critically-acclaimed articles on MTV’s The Real World. March 2011 – May 2011.
Host: Special Delivery Starring Sam & Dave. Sirius XM Satellite Radio. October 2008- Oct. 2011. Co-Hosting national, comedy, talk show. Dave hosts a LIVE show that discusses pop culture, movies, TV, and more every Saturday night on Sirius 206, XM 105 at 8 PM EST (5 PM Pacific).
On-Air Talent and Producer: The Ron & Fez Show. Sirius XM Satellite Radio. December 2005 – June 2010. New York, NY. Duties include being On-Air contributor; creating characters; finding show topics; coming up with talking points; making the show schedule; directing interns; production; writing bits (including sports segments, gossip segments, comedy segments), organizing ideas.
On-Air Talent and Producer: The Ron & Fez Show. 92.3 Free FM. CBS Broadcasting. In Dave’s time as producer at 92.3, the Ron & Fez Show was the number one English-speaking talk show in the evenings.
Other Radio Work: Westwood One, News & Traffic writer.
95.9 WRAT, DJ.
Monmouth University- Bachelor of Arts
Major: Communication (Concentration: Radio/TV).
Operating Systems: P.C. (windows), Mac. Adobe. Audio Vault. Dalet. Microsoft Word. Internet proficient.
Personal: Drummer; writer; actor; radio, rock, and film enthusiast; athlete and sports enthusiast; pop culture expert.