By Rylee Nelson
Forum News Service
FARGO – Mike Kapel has been named the new program director for 970 WDAY, Operations Manager Jim Manney has announced.
Kapel has been working in the Fargo-Moorhead radio market for 20 years and will take over the daily operations of the Fargo AM radio station.
“There is nobody that I trust more than Mike to take over the day-to-day operations of 970 WDAY,” Manney said.
Kapel hosts a daily radio show from 9-11 a.m. on 970 WDAY, as well as oversees the programming content for the station.
“I am excited to lead the charge into a new era,” Kapel said. ”As someone who grew up here and as somebody who understands the importance of WDAY to the community, it’s an exciting place to be.”
970 WDAY is owned by Forum Communications Co., a multimedia information company based in Fargo, that owns dozens of newspapers, websites, television and radio stations and commercial printing plants in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.