David has been in the Radio and Television industry for over 20 years, with over 7,000 hours of live on-air TV hosting experience to complement his extensive experience in voice over and radio. David has appeared on The Home Shopping Network, Ideal World England, TSC Canada and The Military Shopping Channel. In 1993 Shimkus hosted Point Blank at WSIU-TV and also created and hosted SIU Sports Weekly. He was the sports director at WSIU-FM and his radio career also included stops at The Illinois Radio Network and Chicago’s THE SCORE sports radio. Currently, Shimkus owns On Air Image, Inc. where he consults on various TV projects, including game shows, infomercials, and product placement services. David proudly served his country as a United States Marine, and was a Cum Laude graduate of Southern Illinois University, with a B.A. degree in Radio and Television, and a minor in Advertising.