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The Morning Show at 98.3 is a little bit of everything...with an emphasis on Local News every half hour complimented by National News at the top of the hour. Local and National sports, and the Twin Tiers best music mix makes the Morning get up and go a whole lot easier.

Dave Taylor Smith brings 52 years of radio experience with 34 years on the Morning Show on WVIN starting in August of 1989 when management asked him to “do the Morning Show until we get somebody”.

His radio career began in October 1970 as a part time DJ at WEHH Elmira Heights-Horseheads.

Dave's broadcast journey has taken him to radio stations in Elmira, Corning, Buffalo, Penn Yan and North Carolina and his last stop WVIN.

He is also a full-time advertising representative after he gets off the air. Very much into the community; he is an active member of the Bath Kiwanis Club. He is there President and has received the club's Highest Honor; the prestigious Hixon Award for his service to Kiwanis. He was inducted into the Steuben County Hall of Fame in 2022. In November 2022 he was one of two Steuben County residents honored by the New York State for the Aging with their Exemplary Volunteer Service. Award’

He has served on the Central Steuben Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, is a member of the Sons of the American Legion, along with a member of the Steuben County Historical Society Board of Directors.

Dave is a big promoter of the Annual Tyrtle Beach Youth Fund Drive which he helped create in 1992 and has raised close to $800,000 for local Youth Organizations. He has four sons, all young adults 40 years old and over with six grandchildren.

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Monday 06:00am - 09:00am The Morning Show
Tuesday 06:00am - 09:00am The Morning Show
Wednesday 06:00am - 09:00am The Morning Show
Thursday 06:00am - 09:00am The Morning Show
Friday 06:00am - 09:00am The Morning Show

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