WDAY ‘Zxtra

Ginny and I had a great time at the WDAY alumni luncheon today in Fargo catching up with old friends and some new ones we didn’t know we had. It’s fun being around such happy, upbeat and relatively well-adjusted people as Jack Sand, Moby Dick Dunkirk, Rob Kupec, Jim Shaw and others. A special thanks…
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WDAY Now Airs 5 P.m. News

WDAY now airs 5 p.m. news By Garrett Richie Herald Staff Writer For the first time since the flood of 1997, viewers of WDAZ’s local 5 p.m. Monday broadcast didn’t see local Grand Forks anchors. According to a press release, the 5 p.m. broadcast is now being anchored by WDAY in Fargo. WDAZ and WDAY…
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My Jack Benny Anniversary

Thanks, everybody, for the nice comments about my first thirty-nine years at WDAZ, or as Pat Sweeney calls it my Jack Benny anniversary.  (Pat & I are the only two in the newsroom old enough to get the reference.) It’s been quite the ride.  There isn’t much I would chance–even if I could.  Few people…
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David, Rick, A.J. & Me

So, I’m getting ready to talk via satellite with illusionist extraordinaire David Copperfield and athlete turned actor Rick Fox on News @5 this evening.  Just before we go on, I notice the two of them are intently watching something on one of their cell phones and laughing hysterically. I find out they are watching A.J. Clemente’s profanity-laced opening remarks on  Sunday night’s…
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Mr. Awesome

It’s been a sad day for many of us at WDAZ–especially me. This was Darren’s Lien’s last day at Channel 8. Darren is the man who has directed WDAZ News @5 for the past several years.  At the station,  we’ve been referring to him (only half jokingly) as Mr. Awesome.  That’s because of his talent.  One little example:  he is, far and…
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