Unlike most paranormal investigators, Dave Schrader chose the radio to express his views on the paranormal. While most investigators opt in favor of a TV show, or movie, or some sort of visual documentary, Dave had his goals clear from the start. While Dave did go on to star in the TV series The Holzer Files, he began his paranormal dealings with Darkness Radio. From podcasts to shows, Dave has had a fair share of paranormal dealings in his life. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Dave Schrader.
Early Life and introduction to the paranormal:
Dave Schrader was born on the 22nd of November in Medinah, Illinois. Little is known about Dave’s early life save the fact that he had a brushing with the paranormal when he was quite young. Dave revealed that his late grandfather had come to visit him when he was still a child.
“I was very young and have no real memory, just the tales my family shares with me about that time of my life, but it must have impacted me as I have read and studied all things paranormal growing up. I think the visitation from my grandfather about 20 years ago was more profound as it answered more questions about death and heaven for me.”
Dave began his schooling in his hometown school Medinah South Elementary and go onto attend Lake Park High School. After matriculation. he attended Winona State University.
Fascinated by the idea that there could be life after death, Dave religiously studied anything he could find on the internet about the paranormal. Dave started doing Darkness radio since 1992, but their first broadcast aired on Jan 1, 2006. Established with the three-fold mission, Enlighten, Educate, and Entertain, the program later moved to the KTLK network and has been stationed with them ever since. Even though Dave has achieved considerable success in his radio career, he believes that he simply happened to be in the right place at the right time. As Dave puts it,
“Pure luck, right place, right time and knew the right people. All thanks go to Tim Dennis one of my oldest and best friends. He got it off the ground and on radio for us.”
David took his career to the next level when he made an appearance in the TV show, The Holzer Files. The series features a paranormal team that reopens the case files of America’s first ghost hunter, Dr. Hans Holzer. Led by Dave Schrader, the team includes Cindy Kaza, Shane Pittman, amongst others. The series began in 2019 and wrapped up its first season in January 2020. Apart from his work on radio and TV shows, Dave revealed that he had been working on a novel about Bigfoot and UFOs.
Married life and other things:
Dave Schrader is happily married to Winnie Schrader who also goes by the name of PodCassie. The couple tied the knot on November 18, 2017. As of now, the pair, Dave and his current wife Winnie have no children together. This is not the first time Dave tied the knot. He has previously married to some unidentified women and gave birth to four sons. Off four, Nathan Robert James Schrader serves in Army. Dave also has several grandchildren.
Medinah, Illinois, United States
Winona State University, Lake Park High School
Television Personality, Paranormal Investigator, Radio Host