THE MCDEAN HOUR: Kevin Dean

Kevin Dean

Monday, June 12 2017, Hour 1

Longtime Grand Forks newsman and information guy Kevin Dean joined us to talk current events in the region.

We learn about Kevin’s career, his thoughts on the current state of journalism and his concern about what he sees as the number one issue in Grand Forks:  infrastructure.

RETIREMENT UPDATE: Ryan Bakken

Ryan Bakken
Grand Forks Herald

Ever wonder what veteran Herald writer Ryan Bakken is doing these days?  We catch up with him and talk about the future of the newspaper business and the work he’s proudest relative to The Flood of 1997.

Ryan also updates us on his daughter Andrea who we all came to know via his periodic columns about her and her life.

 

JOURNALISM, TV JOURNALISM, REPORTING & THE NEWS: Ryan Bakken

Ryan Bakken
Grand Forks Herald

Ryan Bakken, long-time reporter and columnist at the Grand Forks Herald joined us to discuss journalism, where he gets his news from and what concerns him about TV journalism.

In a day and age where the words “news” and “reporter” mean many things to many people, Ryan discusses the terms the way a professional journalist views them. An insightful discussion from a news pro who always has a unique way of looking at things.  GREAT STUFF!!!!