I'm proud to be the host of the WJON Morning News Watch. The toughest part of the job might be getting up at 4am but when the clock strikes 5 the Magic happens. I spend most of my time searching for both valuable information and meaningless stuff. My two kids keep me busy with both frustration and pride. Tune in weekdays to find out what Magic will happen next.
I’m a lifelong resident of this great state of Minnesota. I grew-up in the small West Central Community of Maynard. After graduating from the Brown Institute of Radio Broadcasting, I began my professional career working nights at KDMA radio in Montevideo back in 1988. In 1995, I moved to Redwood Falls and worked as the sports director for KLGR radio. I eventually became their morning show co-host and program director. I’ve been working here at WJON in St
Originally from Minnesota, Kelly Cordes (pronounced cords), is my REAL name. I’m a single mother of three, and started my career in Beautiful Bemidji Minnesota, working in both Commercial radio and public television in 1985. I’m also a pianist and songwriter and toured the United States and Canada back in the 90’s. During that time, I moved to the gorgeous and friendly state of Kentucky, home of the famous UK Wildcats basketball team. After living in the south for 20 years, (and developing a slight southern drawl…) I’m back home and loving it