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Al Aamodt


Minnesota State University Moorhead

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Minnesota State University Moorhead

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Employment History

News Assignment Editor


News and Talk Radio

Forum Communications/WDAY




Fargo Forum

Announcer On Radio


Announcer On Radio



Moorhead State College


Mass Communications

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Aamodt takes job with Valley News Live and more biz news FARGO, N.D. - Long-time area newsman Al Aamodt has taken a job with Valley News Live as assignment editor at the Fargo TV station.

By: Forum News Service, Forum News Service
FARGO, N.D. - Long-time area newsman Al Aamodt has taken a job with Valley News Live as assignment editor at the Fargo TV station.
Aamodt said Monday the job will start in about a week and a half.Aamodt currently works for KFGO-AM 790, where he is responsible for a number of duties, including research for talk shows, night time news, and morning traffic reports.
He is also an instructor at Minnesota State University Moorhead, where he teaches writing.
Aamodt has been with KFGO about 3½ years.
Before that, he worked for WDAY-AM 970 and before that he worked for WDAY-TV, which he joined in the 1970s as a reporter-photographer.
He was named news assignment editor at WDAY-TV in 1979 and news director in 1985. He was promoted to senior news executive at WDAY-TV in 2005.

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Al Aamodt WDAY Radio News Director

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Al Aamodt

Al Aamodt WDAY Radio Noonday Host
2007 brings another turn in the long and distinguished broadcast career of WDAY's Al Aamodt. Al's broadcast career began in 1967 as an announcer on radio and he has now come full circle with his latest assignment as the host of Noonday (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday Noon-2PM) on WDAY-AM.
A graduate of Barnesville, Minnesota high school, Al started his broadcast career at KEHG radio in Fosston, Minnesota as a staff announcer in 1967. He was drafted in May of the next year and served with the Army in Vietnam returning home Christmas eve of 1969.
Al attended Moorhead State College following his military service graduating with a degree in Mass Communications in 1973. His first television job was with KXJB in Fargo where he was hired as a reporter and photographer. In November of 1974 Al joined WDAY as a reporter and photographer where he won a number of awards from broadcast groups for his work.
Al was promoted to assignment editor and in 1985 was named news director, a job he held for 20 years. As news director, Al was also very active in local and regional broadcast news organizations. In 2005, Al won the prestigious Mitchell V. Charnley award for his outstanding contributions to broadcast journalism.
Al is married and has three grown children.

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