Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame
Glenn Flint enjoyed a distinguished career in radio and brought
television to central Minnesota. He entered broadcasting in
1941, playing in the house orchestra at WDAY Fargo, North
Dakota. After serving in the US Army Corps of Engineers, he
returned to WDAY and joined the news department as writer
and director. He entered television in 1953 as news director
and anchor for the new station WDAY TV. In 1958 he became
vice president and general manager for KCMT TV Alexandria
(now KCCO TV), the first television station in central Minnesota.
He served as the station's general manager until 1987, and
also built a sister FM station, KCMT FM Alexandria (now KIKV
FM) in 1970. In 1979 he became chairman of North American
Communications of Fargo, North Dakota. He was also a past
president of the Minnesota Broadcasters Association and the
Northwest Radio-TV News Association.
Glenn Flint passed away February 17, 1999 at the age of 75.