Dave Dameshek Biography
Dave Dameshek Age
Dave Dameshek was born on June 11, 1970, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Dave Dameshek is 48 years old as of 2018.
Dave Dameshek Net worth
Dave Dameshek earns his income from his business investments and other organizations where the hosts and represents, for instance, he works as a football analyst and writer for NFL.com. He has an estimated net worth of $500 Thousand dollars. He earns $74845 as his salary.
Dave Dameshek Education
Dave Dameshek graduated from Indiana University with a degree in broadcast journalism. Dameshek wrote for the TV series The Man Show from 2001 to 2003.
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Dave Dameshek Television writer and Radio personality
Dave Dameshek began writing for cable television hits including Fox Sports Net’s Sports Geniuses and Comedy Central’s Battlebots. He received his first big break in 2001 when he was hired as a writer on Comedy Central’s The Man Show, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla. Dameshek was hired for his trademark “Upper Hand” routine, a bit developed from his Best Man speech. He worked as a staff writer for the third and fourth seasons of The Man Show. He hosts the Dave Dameshek Football Podcast and appears on the television series of NFL Fantasy Live.
While working on The Man Show, he became the co-host of Fox Sports Radio show with radio veteran Kent Voss. The late-night show aired for about four months. Dameshek also wrote and appeared in several segments with Jimmy Kimmel on Fox’s NFL pre-game show. It was also at this time that Dameshek began referring to himself as “Billy D. Dameshek”, an homage to the actor who played Lando Calrissian. In 2003 he wrote for the TV series I’m with Busey. He wrote for the series Crank Yankers from 2002 to 2004 and for the television series, Jimmy Kimmel Live! from 2003 to 2008. Dameshek was also a consulting producer and voice actor for the TV series Code Monkeys from 2007 to 2008.
He moved on to write for the second and third seasons of Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers, co-created by Kimmel and Carolla, as well as for I’m With Busey and Trigger Happy TV. In 2002, he began writing for Kimmel’s new late-night talk show on ABC, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where he made several appearances in addition to his main responsibility of working on the show’s nightly monologue. In 2004, he became the weekly sports correspondent on the Los Angeles FM station Indie 103.1’s Mighty Morning Show, hosted by Dicky Barrett, while making periodic appearances on regional and national ESPN Radio programs.
Dave Dameshek on The Adam Carolla Show
The Adam Carolla Show debuted in January 2006, and recorded in Los Angeles and airing in syndication on stations across the western United States. Dameshek was a regular cast member on the show from the beginning, serving as the show’s official sports reporter. In December 2006, he and several other staff members were cut from the show, a move attributed to a rating drop in the second half of the year. Dameshek wrote in a December 17 post on the show’s online message board that he had been fired due to the manipulations of Teresa Strasser and would be replaced by Danny Bonaduce; CBS officially announced four days later that Bonaduce would be joining the show in Dameshek’s stead.
Dave Dameshek Sports radio and podcasts
From January to July 2007, Dameshek hosted Dave Dameshek’s Sports Contraption on radio station WTZN (now KDKA-FM) in his hometown of Pittsburgh. The show’s guests trended towards nontraditional sports personalities rather than well-known sports journalists. Regular guests included the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Rob Rossi and John Harris, and the creators of the websites Pitt Blather and Mondesi’s House. ESPN.com writer Bill Simmons guest-hosted in April.
In November 2007, he debuted a new sports-oriented radio show, The Dave Dameshek Show, broadcast by ESPN Radio on KSPN 710 AM in Los Angeles. In June 2008, Dave Denholm and Brian Long joined Dameshek’s show as co-hosts and it was renamed The Dameshek, Denholm and Long Show. Soon afterward, Dameshek left the show, which was subsequently renamed again to The Denholm and Long Show. In July, Dameshek debuted his own podcast, Dave Dameshek On Demand.
The podcast was recorded at the KSPN offices. On November 11, 2009, Dameshek had his final Dameshek on Demand podcast for ESPN. Dameshek then moved his podcast over to Accuscore. The Dave Dameshek Show Powered by Accuscore lasted 13 episodes. On the March 1, 2010, episode of The Adam Carolla Podcast, Dameshek announced his new podcast with co-host David Feeney, known for his work on Big Wolf on Campus, would premiere March 2 on Carolla’s ACE Broadcasting Network. Daves of Thunder soon became the second most popular podcast on the network.
For the 2010 NFL season, Dameshek was announced as a fantasy analyst for the NFL Network. Along with Michael Fabiano, he acts as a primary analyst and commentator for fantasy football on NFL.com, including a weekly column and the Shame Report, where he shines the “white hot light of shame” on underachieving players, coaches and fans. In the following seasons, Dameshek continued hosting The Shame Report, where he lists the top five biggest shames in the NFL and occasionally other areas in sports and popular culture. In the 2012 season, Dameshek added “Fantasy Shame”, where he plays clips from fans who are disappointed with their fantasy players.
In 2013, The Shame Report was renamed The Shek Report. On May 7, 2011, he began hosting the Dave Dameshek Football Program for NFL.com. He also hosts Shek to the Future, a play on the movie series Back to the Future, hosting alongside Adam Rank, predicting NFL games and scores. Dameshek also “hosts” an animated series called the N “if” L, where he describes the NFL environment if a notable event goes differently than in reality. (ex. Dwight Clark fails to make The Catch) In 2013, he started a series called The Sports Car where he films himself interviewing an NFL player from his car while driving around.