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TALKERS News Notes

Midwest Communications’ news/talk KFGO-AM/FM, Fargo “The Mighty 790” is named Best Radio Station in Inforum’s 2023 The Best of the Red River Valley. The station has held the #1 position in the annual feature for more than 20 years. KFGO operations manager Joel Heitkamp states, “We have by far the biggest and most talented staff and we’re not afraid to add to it. We still go out there and find ways to improve. Our responsibility, first and foremost, is to our listeners. We’ll always realize that.”

Recently retired WIP-FM, Philadelphia morning drive host Angelo Cataldi publishes a book chronicling his career titled, LOUD: How a Shy Nerd Came to Philadelphia and Turned up the Volume in the Most Passionate Sports City in America (Triumph Books, 2023). The publisher’s promotion for the book says, “LOUD is an exuberant chronicle of Cataldi’s life, from his childhood as a self-described ‘king nerd’ in Providence, Rhode Island, to the traditional newspaper career he left behind, and his eventual rise to the top of the Philadelphia sports radio scene on WIP. Through it all, Cataldi remained dedicated to his mission of talking about what the city was talking about, in the same tone. And that tone was loud, passionate, and unapologetically real.”