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‘Stay Classy North Dakota’: Ron Burgundy Anchors Bismarck Newscast


The marketing department for the upcoming “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” is working overtime.

In addition his Dodge ads and various in character appearances on talk shows, Will Ferrell gave viewers of Bismarck, ND, CBS station KXMB a show when he donned his Ron Burgundy blazer and mustache and co-anchored the station’s Saturday night news.

Burgundy reported on a parking lot trash fire and at one point tried to ease his way into co-anchor Amber Schatz‘ single and gave sports anchor Jon Schaeffer a bit of a massage.

“You guys did a good job tonight,” Burgundy told the assembled news team of Schatz, meteorologist Jared Piepenburg and Schaeffer. “I can’t wait to do it for real. That was a good warm up.” Read more

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Dan Williamson Named Sports Director at WDIO

Dan Williamson has joined Duluth ABC-affiliate WDIO as sports director.

Williamson joins the station from Lifetouch Media Productions in Minneapolis, where he was a reporter, photographer and producer. He has previously been a sports and news anchor at KSAX in Alexandria, MN and sports director at KXMB in Bismarck, ND.

“Dan is a great addition to our staff,” assistant news director Jon Ellis said in a statement. “With his experience in the Midwest, he brings a good understanding of what our viewers are looking for in sports coverage.” Read more