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Jody Norstedt

Jody grew up in Montevideo, MN, and has a degree in broadcast journalism with a minor in communication studies from St. Cloud State University. He joined the WDAY Sports Team in April of 2011. During his time in St. Cloud, he worked at the University TV station (UTVS) as the station's sports director, and the college radio station KVSC as a sports announcer.

He also held the ice-side reporter position for the St. Cloud State men's hockey games broadcast statewide. Jody was hired to the WDAZ Sports Team in June of 2008.

Jody has a passion for sports and enjoys following the Twins, Wild, Vikings, and Timberwolves. He is excited to cover local sports in the Red River Valley.

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WDAY Sports sits down with NDSU Women's Athletic Director, Lynn Dorn on why Maren Walseth was the right choice

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The Bison women's basketball program has a new leader.


Predictions for the Minnesota Twins this season

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The Minnesota Twins open the season tomorrow in Chicago, and we can only hope that it's not the start of another long summer.


NDSU Men's Basketball season has ended with a history making run in the NCAA tournament

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The NDSU basketball season came to a close in the round of 32 Saturday night at the hands of San Diego State.


San Diego State defeats NDSU 63-44 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament

Spokane, WA (WDAY TV) - The North Dakota State basketball team was still hoping that Cinderella's slipper would fit by the time the night was done. After the win on Thursday, the Bison arrived at Spokane Arena Saturday hoping for an upset of fourth seeded San Diego State.


Bison upset Sooners in NCAA Tournament with 80-75 overtime win

Spokane, WA (WDAY TV) - The big game finally arrived for NDSU. The Bison looking for their first ever win in the NCAA Tournament, in just their second ever trip.


NDSU's Aaberg a key player for the Bison

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The Bison begin their NCAA Tournament journey in just minutes in Spokane, and one of the major reasons NDSU is in the field of 64 is thanks to the big man from the small town.


Bison fans gather in Spokane ahead of Thursday's game

Spokane, WA (WDAY TV) - We're less than a half-hour away from NDSU tipping it off in the NCAA tournament. The Bison take on Oklahoma, at the bottom of the hour.


Bison ready for Thursday's game against Oklahoma

Spokane, WA (WDAY TV) - Since the bracket was unveiled Sunday night it seems everyone has hopped on the NDSU bandwagon from national sportscasters to the president, which has certainly caught the attention of Oklahoma.


Spokane Arena familiar with hosting NCAA Tournament games

Spokane, WA (WDAY TV) - Bison Fans may not be familiar with the Spokane area - but it's no stranger to hosting NCAA events.


Former Bison players who played in 2009 NCAA tournament give advice to this years team

Spokane, WA (WDAY TV) - As NDSU prepares for its NCAA opener with Oklahoma, the team is filled with tournament experience. This past summer Saul Phillips hired two former players of his to join his staff, who are now on their second trip to the dance.


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Bison fans appeared everywhere when NDSU upset Oklahoma in Spokane Arena

Spokane, WA (WDAY TV) - The bandwagon for Bison basketball is officially full after the NCAA tournament win over Oklahoma and the fan base is growing.