Morning Edition host and producer Dan Tritle has wanted to be on the radio since he was five years old. A washashore from the Pacific Northwest, he's been at the job since May 2000, shortly after the station went on the air. He's a veteran of the Associated Press Radio Network and NPR, and has reported for several commercial and public radio stations. Dan also is a former staff member of the Washington State House of Representatives. As often as possible he bicycles into work on the Shining Sea Bike Path in the wee hours. Dan is seen frequently on stage at the Woods Hole Theater Company, Barnstable Comedy Club, Cotuit Center for the Arts and the Cape Cod Theater Project. "The Wizard of Oz" is his favorite movie.