David "Ras David" Reuter came to WLRN in 1986 as a volunteer for WLRN's Radio Reading Service. In February 1988 he became a regular staff member of the Reading Service. Before coming to WLRN, David worked a variety of radio jobs including working on "Caribbean Rendezvous," a Caribbean music show that aired on a variety of radio stations in the South Florida market. It was there that David was exposed to not only a variety of music from the Caribbean, but its various cultures as well. David is also a musician and vocalist, performing throughout the Keys and South Florida.
A native of Charleston, SC, David has traveled throughout the U.S. and frequently to Jamaica, which he calls his "second home." He is also a graduate of Luther Rice College in Alexandria, VA and Miami Lakes Technical Education Center. His educational background includes Music and Broadcast Production. Since he began working at WLRN, David has produced "Cover to Cover," a literary showcase of local and major authors and poets, as well as being a contributing producer to Topical Currents and South Florida Arts Beat.
David passed away February 15, 2013.
Whether you're just dabbling or a die hard fan, be sure to tune in for the best of Caribbean music on Sounds of the Caribbean.
You can take a vacation in the islands overnight, courtesy of Sounds of the Caribbean. Our knowledgeable and engaging hosts, "Rass D" David Reuter, "the Dutchess" Jeanette Drew, and Rich Davis will guide you on your journey from Jamaica to Trinidad.
You'll hear every variety of Caribbean music from Reggae and Calypso to Soca, Dance Hall, Steel Pan and more. From its earliest roots to the most contemporary hits.