Dave Eid Biography
Dave Eid is an American Sports Director for WGME-13 in Portland since joining the station in January of 1996. He has been working in Maine for the past twenty years.
He grew up nearby in Auburn, Massachusetts. From the moment Eid could walk he was either swinging a baseball bat or hockey stick! Eid went to Fenway Park for the first time when he was three years old with his late father! Even after being in the business for over 20 years and having covered many games at Fenway, Eid still gets goosebumps when he sees that big green monster out in the left field.
His two favorite professional moments were covering the Red Sox World Series-clinching win at St. Louis and the Patriots Super Bowl victory over Philadelphia. When he is not working, he enjoys working out and taking care of his lawn! He also enjoys spending quality time with his family.
Dave Eid Education
Eid attended Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications before going on to earn his Master’s degree in Broadcast Communications from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Dave Eid Age
Eid likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40’s.
Dave Eid Height
Eid stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Dave Eid Family
Eid has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Eid has any siblings.
Dave Eid Wife
Eid is married to Lisa and the couple is blessed with two children Drew and Danielle. The family resides in Gorham. In 2014, his wife was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. A local oncologist determined cancer had spread quickly from her lung to her liver and lymph nodes. She is undergoing treatment and still fighting.
Four years after being diagnosed with non smokers Stage 4 Lung Cancer my wife Lisa is still here and still fighting! We are incredibly grateful for her amazing oncologist @geoff_oxnard and the wonderful team @DanaFarber pic.twitter.com/To3aG8ohuU
— Dave Eid (@DaveEidWGME) December 31, 2018
Dave Eid Children / Son
Eid’s son Drew plays travel hockey for the Seacoast Spartans ’99 AAA Elite team. His favorite NHL player is Ryan Kesler of the Vancouver Canucks, however, his favorite team is the Boston Bruins! His daughter has been busy learning how to skate, play softball & basketball. Danielle, whose nickname is “Breezy” is also a fantastic artist and an avid dancer.
Dave Eid Salary
Eid earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Dave Eid Net Worth
Eid has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Sports Director.
Dave Eid Heart Surgery
In April 2019, Eid underwent Open Heart Surgery to repair a leaky valve.
Hi folks I have some personal news to pass along. Today will be my last day on WGME 13 & FOX 23 for a while. I need to have Open Heart Surgery on Monday to repair a leaky valve. I should be 100 percent real soon! In the meantime Go Bruins & Go Celtics! pic.twitter.com/T0ygVGfkHK
— Dave Eid (@DaveEidWGME) April 26, 2019