Duke Wright worked in broadcast for over 60 years and was the owner of local station KFGO and more than 80 other radio stations in multiple states, according to KFGO.
ARGO — After 60+ years in the broadcast business, Duke Wright has died.
Wright was the owner of Fargo-Moorhead station KFGO and more than 80 other radio stations in multiple states, according to KFGO .
He died in his home surrounded by family Wednesday, Dec. 21, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, according to WTAQ . He was 83 years old.
Beginning his career as a teenager, Wright started as a disc jockey in 1958.
Originally split between a desire to pursue a music career and his love of broadcasting, Wright ultimately chose to focus on radio broadcasting, according to WTAQ.