Brian Dust

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I’m from Effingham and lived here until graduating from St. Anthony High School in 1989.  In those days before Premier Broadcasting, you could listen to WLS (remember ‘Animal Stories’ and year-end countdowns?), WZZQ, and local stations.  After college at EIU and the U of I, I moved to Assumption and worked as a Mechanical Engineer for an agricultural manufacturer.  In 1999, I moved back to good ol’ Effingham, working at Stevens Industries until 2012.
 
That’s when life took a different course, literally, as I entered Lake Land’s Radio-TV program and their alt-rock station WLKL.  That wrapped up in 2015, and I started ‘running the boards’ at the Premier stations during ball games.  After some great learning from the studio masters like Kenna, Matt, Courtney, and Brian H., I was able to fill-in for on-air work.  Currently, I also co-host the Drive Home Show with Zak every weekday.  We hope to keep it a fun and entertaining show, just like Brian H. and Courtney made it.  
 
I still live in Effingham and enjoy the many things great about this area.  I have 6 sisters and 4 brothers scattered around Illinois and another brother in England.  You might see me doing anything outside, especially biking or operating my personal gym (a.k.a. pushing the Toro).