Born and raised in Edina, Minnesota, I have spent over 50 years in the radio biz. First job was at KTRF Radio Thief River Falls, MN. I have also worked in Brainerd and the Twin Cities at KANO/KTWN and KRSI and worked twice in the St. Cloud Radio market spanning about 30 years. I can truly say radio has been my window on the world. I am the father of a son and daughter and have two beautiful granddaughters. In my spare time I enjoy gardening and spending time with family
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.
News Director: 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
Kelly Cordes is from Princeton Minnesota. She has also lived in Wisconsin, Tennessee and Kentucky throughout her life, pursuing her broadcasting and musical dreams. She attended college at Bemidji State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Broadcasting Mass Communications back in 1989. Kelly has a passion for music. She's been a pianist, singer and songwriter since she was 13. Her album, "When Love Comes Knockin," features original material