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Thursday, July 3, 2014

THROWBACK THURSDAY


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.

7 comments:

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

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  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.

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

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  3. So clean cut. Looking good Bruce.

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  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.

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  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.

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  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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