Lakeland Broadcasting President Steve Linder Inducted Into Minnesota Broadcasting Hall Of Fame
September 17, 2015 at 11:37 AM (PT)
LAKELAND BROADCASTING President STEVE LINDER was inducted into the MINNESOTA BROADCASTING HALL OF FAME last weekend in MINNEAPOLIS.
LINDER was born to the radio business, learning from his grandfather HARRY and father BILL, who started KWLM in WILLMAR, MINNESOTA, in 1940. After receiving a BA in business administration from GUSTAVUS ADOLPHIS COLLEGE in 1972, LINDER returned to WILLMAR to help build KQIC, acquiring the company in 1990.
STEVE has made a commitment to strengthening LAKELAND BROADCASTING’s core purpose of connecting, entertaining and serving its local communities, currently occupying a seat on the board of the WILLMAR AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION. He has also been active in the industry serving on the boards of the MINNESOTA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS and PAVEK MUSEUM OF BROADCASTING.
His fellow radio inductees included KKOJ's (former KWLM News Director) DOUG JOHNSON, KAAL/KAUS/AUSTIN's JOHN O'ROURKE and KDWB's RAY LARK.