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Stevens Promoted to Station Manager

Jarrett Stevens has been named Station Manager for Northwestern Media’s KFNW/Fargo (Life 97.9). Jarret Stevens replaces Doug Smith who retired in December.

Jarrett has been with Life 97.9 as Program Director since 2018. Previously he was with Faith Broadcasting (Minot, ND) as the Production Director. In April of 2008 he became PD/Operations Manager for Chesterman Communications (Jamestown, ND) and then 91.1 The Bridge in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. At the end of 2017, Jarrett moved back to Jamestown, ND, and served as Operations Manager for Chesterman Communications before joining KFNW.

“Jarrett brings decades of broadcasting experience, a heart for God, love for people, and a keen attention to detail to this role.”, says Jason Sharp, Senior Vice President for Media at Northwestern. “I am excited to work with him and grow our impact in North Dakota.”

Jarrett says, “I am beyond grateful to be given this opportunity to serve Life 97.9 and its listeners in this capacity. I would like to thank Dr. Alan Cureton (President, University of Northwestern – St. Paul) and Jason Sharp for trusting me with this new role. We have an amazing team of people at Life 97.9 and I am looking forward to seeing how God uses each of them to reach people for Him in Fargo-Moorhead.”

Life 97.9 is a part of the Northwestern Media network of University of Northwestern – St. Paul. Northwestern Media operates 23 stations in 14 markets across 10 states. Their radio signals reach more than 1.25 million listeners each week.

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