Dan Schaffer

A Light in the Night

Dan began his radio career in Cambridge, Ohio in 1967. He spent two years on active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1970.

Getting back into the radio business following the stint in the navy took him to Columbus, Kokomo, and Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1980 he went to work for KNIX Radio in Phoenix, Arizona, the Buck Owens country music station there.

Dan came to Bakersfield, in 1984 to work for Buck’s KUZZ. After three years on KUZZ, Dan moved over to KBAK TV 29 as the weatherman on Eyewitness News. He also worked for Fox TV 11 in Los Angeles.

Regarding Life FM, Dan says, “I love the music, I love the listeners, but most of all I dearly love being able to serve my Lord and Savior daily with my ‘work’. I give Him praise for His grace and that second chance in life to serve Him.”

Favorite Christian band/artist of all time: Steven Curtis Chapman – Phillips, Craig and Dean

Something I love that no one else does: Brussels Sprouts/ Liver and Onions/ Saur Kraut

Favorite movie quote: Said with a High British accent, “I’ll alert the media.”  (Hobson in “Arthur” 1981)

What food will be served in heaven: Brussels Sprouts/ Liver and Onions/ Saur Kraut

Favorite Bible verse: Jeremiah 29:11 “ 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”