Thursday, July 3, 2014


Once upon a time, way back in the middle 1960's, I was a clean shaven, short-haired, young radio and television news director at KFYR in Bismarck, North Dakota.  My "staff" consisted of one other reporter and one and a half photographers.  (The other half worked for the ad salesmen.)  It was long hours as we covered newscasts from 7:25 in the morning until 10:30 at night but it was fun.  I'd never go back to it, though.  Schedules like that are for young men and I no longer am.


  1. Handsome guy. The good ole days are not for us oldsters anymore

  2. Did you have a radio name other than your own? It sounds like it should have been Bruce Almighty with all the things you did and hours you kept.

    1. Not then but in my early days as a top 40 d,j., I was known as Bruce on the Loose!

  3. So clean cut. Looking good Bruce.

  4. I think you were fortunate to have been in on this industry in its hay day, back when journalists were known for their integrity.

  5. You know what we have in common? We both left cold but extremely rich oil states. Not many people would sacrifice money for warmth.

  6. And I remember listening to Bruce on the Loose in Minot, ND. I was back there and to Stanley and Bismarck recently. Big changes!


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