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Dave Clemens and The Ride Home


The Source Weekly’s Best Radio Personality winner for 2023, Dave Clemens, started his radio career in Central Oregon in 1989.  Dave has been recognized for on and off-the-air achievements, including being the Program Director for 3 Oregon Radio Station of the Year Awards (KQAK, KWPK & KLTW), as well as a Drake Award for commercial writing and various awards from nonprofits for helping in their causes to help the community.

Dave is the host of The Dave Clemens Experience, recognized as the best Morning Show in Central Oregon.  He joined Horizon Broadcasting Group as the morning show host and program director of KRCO-AM in 2004. After a successful tenure waking listeners on KRCO, he moved to the morning show on THE PEAK 104.1 in 2006, before taking over mornings on KQAK in 2011. He also serves as Program Director for Rock & Roll’s Greatest Hits 105.7 KQAK and Operations Manager for Horizon Broadcasting Group.

Dave is also a popular MC for local events and is seen hosting corporate parties and wedding receptions throughout Central Oregon. He would love to have you as a close personal friend on social media, and says that you can find him on Facebook, Instagram and probably that website with mugshots.