Mitchell Widmeier

STAA Member
Location: Albert Lea, MN
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA
TV Demo
1. Coaches Show 28:27

Albert Lea Radio KATE 1450 AM
August 2015- Present
(Albert Lea, MN)
Sports Director
  • Host and produce a solo daily sports talk show with a focus on Minnesota professional sports teams, college teams and local high school teams.
  • Provide play-by-play for prep football, basketball, baseball, softball, hockey and soccer games.
  • Write stories for our website while covering the Twins, Timberwolves, Wild and Golden Gophers
  • Complete the editing of daily logs and scheduling of automated sports broadcasts.
  • Host a weekly coaches show and talk with prep coaches from the area
  • Anchor our daily sports updates
ESPN Quad Cities KJOC 93.5 FM
September 2014 – April 2015
(Bettendorf, IA)
Play-by-Play Announcer
  • Called games on the radio for Bettendorf High School, Pleasant Valley, North Scott and many other prep teams as the lead announcer for football and basketball games.
KALA Radio 88.5 / 106.1 FM
September 2011 – April 2015
Play-by-Play Announcer / Sports talk Host
  • Called St. Ambrose University basketball, football and baseball games on KALA 88.5 and 106.1 FM as well as television games on SAUTV and Mediacom. Also hosted a sports talk show three days a week on the 106.1 FM dial revolving around local college and professional teams.

St. Ambrose University (Davenport, IA) August 2011 – May 2015
Graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Radio/Television Production and a minor in Organizational Leadership.

  • Current host of “Outside The Tundra: The Packers Podcast” on iTunes
  • Hosted a weekly coaches show on Mediacom Cable during the football and basketball season
  • Did the play-by-play for the 2014 Iowa Class 4a state basketball tournament which included the state championship in Des Moines
  • 2015 Eric Sevareid Award Winner (Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association)
    First Place Best Sports Talk Program (small market, Midwest)
    First Place Best Play-by-Play (small market, Midwest)

Dallon Christensen – QCSportsNet Producer and Announcer

David Baker – KALA Radio 88.5/106.1 FM Operations Manager