My new co-anchor Casey Wonnenberg and I have a week’s worth of WDAZ News @5 broadcasts under our collective belt now.Â (That doesn’t sound right.)
Anyway, it seems like a good time to find out a little bit more about Casey. So, we posed some of the same questions we’ve put to the likes of sports guru Pat Sweeney, comedian Bob Zany and wine (beer & spirits) expert Greg Rixen.
TD:Â Who’s your favorite actor?
CW:Â Â Bradly Cooper. Mooah:)Â I also love Sarah Jessica Parker though.
TD:Â If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?
CW:Â My more vain side of myself would say my nose or my acne, but my better half would say to be a more Godly person.
TD:Â What’s the biggest misconception about you?
CW:Â Â People always say I look a lot taller in person than on the air.
TD:Â What’s the name of the last book you read?
CW:Â I usually stick more to magazines, but I did read “The Purpose Driven Life” from cover to cover a couple years ago.
TD:Â What is your favorite food?
CW:Â cheese, cheese, cheese
TD:Â Do you have any tattoos?
CW:Â No, I think they’re gross. No offense anyone.
TD:Â What’s the name of your favorite movie?
CW:Â “The Bodyguard”
TD:Â What do you like to do in your spare time?
CW:Â Exercise, clean, and hang out with family and friends. I’m good at time management though and will talk to my mom on the phone for an hour as I walk:)
TD:Â Who’s your favorite singer?
CW:Â I kind of have a unique mix of music favorites. My favorite singer (or group)Â would either by ACDC or John Rich (of Big and Rich).
TD:Â Where would you most like to live?
CW:Â Wherever I’m happy….but never too far away from my family. I’m really enjoying Grand Forks right now.
TD:Â If you couldn’t do what you’re doingÂ now, what job would you like to have?
CW:Â I’ve always thought it would be fun to be a doctor.
TD:Â Which historical figure do you most admire?
CW:Â FDR. He never gave up and led “The Greatest Generation.”TD:Â What’s your favorite TV show?
CW:Â I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I love “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” and some of “The Real Housewives” shows.
TD:Â Who are your heroes?
CW:Â My grandparents. They’ve worked hard their whole lives and are very unselfish.Â I especially will always remember how my Grandma Wonnenberg took care of my Grandpa for around ten years as he struggled with Alzheimer’s disease. A lot of the time he couldn’t even remember her name, but she took care of him. When she absolutely could not anymore, she did not miss eating a meal with him at the Nursing Home.
TD:Â If you could live in any other time, when would it be?
CW:Â The Wild West. Woohoo! I probably would have died at a young age without Asthma medication though.
TD:Â What are you most proud of?
CW:Â AnchoringÂ WDAZ News at 5 with Terry. How is that for sucking up?
TD:Â How did you meet your spouse?
CW:Â My roommate “interviewed him as a potential third roommate.Â It’s kind of a weird story.Â I won’t go into details.
TD:Â What do you dislike most in others?
CW:Â pessimism…even though I have had that trait very strongly at times.
TD:Â Where would you most like to go on vacation?
CW:Â Rome.Â I love history.
TD:Â How would you like to be remembered?
CW:Â As a nice optimistic person who always put others first.Â It looks like I have have some work to do:)