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Bill Grady - Fort Dodge Radio

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Fort Dodge native Bill Grady started his radio career in 1979 at the age of 18 and became a radio station General Manager at age 23. He later became Regional Manager for Sorenson Broadcasting in 1998, and for Waitt Radio in 2000.

During his career, Bill provided his leadership to many organizations.

National Organizations:
Served on the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation
Served NAB's National Leadership Conference for 7 years

State Organizations:
Past President of the Iowa Broadcasters Association
Past President of the Greater Cedar Rapids Foundation

Bill and his associates have earned many awards and recognitions

Local and State Awards:
United Way Corporate Leadership Award in 1997
2 Governor Media Awards for excellence in community development

Professional Awards:
6 consecutive National Association of Broadcasters Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting
Sorenson Broadcasting Sales Department of the Year in 1996 and 1998

Bill was elected Chairman of the Sorenson Broadcasting’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan by the trustees in 1997 representing the financial interests of over 150 employees.

Bill founded his own company Star Communications in the summer of 2002 and has brought his advertising and marketing knowledge to thousands of small business owners in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Star Communications is one of the pioneering companies in Iowa to provide audio on-demand services and programming.

In 2007, Bill created MyFortDodge.com and created Fort Dodge Radio in 2019.

Bill and his wife, Laura, proudly make Fort Dodge their home.

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