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Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Stan Turner

Inducted 2009

Stan Turner’s distinguished career in broadcasting goes back to 1965, when he joined the news department at KDWB Radio.  He moved to KSTP Radio News in 1966, but rejoined KDWB as news director a year later.  He returned to Hubbard Broadcasting in 1968, taking a job as government reporter for KSTP TV.  Positions as associate news director, weekend anchor, news director, and then weekday co-anchor, followed.  In 1989 he took on the additional responsibilities of helping to launch a new satellite news operation:  CONUS / All News Channel.  Stan became the primetime weekday anchor and writer at CONUS, whose broadcasts were seen by a national audience of eleven million. 

Since 2004 Stan has been news director, reporter, and newscaster with the MNN Radio Network, and hosts a Saturday program on KLBB Radio.  In addition to his broadcasting duties, Stan has devoted many hours to teaching young people interested in journalism.  He is a former member of the Advisory Board for the Journalism Department at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, a former adjunct professor of Broadcast Journalism at the University of St. Thomas, and a former president of the Minnesota Press Club.