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KVNU logo.jpg
City of license Logan, Utah
Broadcast area Northern Utah[1]
Branding Newstalk 610
Frequency 610 kHz
First air date 1938
Format News/Talk
ERP 10,000 watts day, 1,080 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 55459
Transmitter coordinates 41°40′30″N 111°56′6″W / 41.675°N 111.935°W / 41.675; -111.935
Callsign meaning The Voice of Northern Utah
Affiliations ABC Radio , Premiere Radio Networks
Owner Sun Valley Radio, Inc.
Webcast Listen live

KVNU (AM 610) is a news talk radio station in Logan, Utah, USA. The call letters stand for "the Voice of Northern Utah". The station was started in 1938 by Reed Bullen and his father. Bullen owned the station until 1996 when it was sold to the Cache Valley Radio Group. The KVNU studios are in the same building, informally called "the Radio Ranch", with the rest of the stations in the Cache Valley Radio Group including KKEX "Kix 96", KBLQ "Q 92", KVFX "94-5/98-3 VFX", KGNT "KOOL 103.9", KLZX 95.9 FM and KLGN 1390 AM.[2][3]

KVNU is the flagship station of the Utah State Aggie radio network. Men's basketball and football games are broadcast with Al Lewis providing play by play.



The station begins the day with local programming such as "KVNU Morning News with Al Lewis & Craig Hislop" and "Crosstalk with Jennie Christensen" followed by a Trading Post hosted by Jay Eubanks. Afternoon drivetime and early evening hours feature For the People with Tyler Riggs, Jason Williams, and Marc Nielsen; local news provided by Eric Frandsen and Bill Walter and Full Court Press with Eric Frandsen, Tyler Riggs and "Hurricane" John Newbold. The remainder of the day features syndicated shows: The Rush Limbaugh Show, Dr. Laura, The Sean Hannity Show and concludes late night and overnight with Coast To Coast AM with George Noory and Daybreak USA.

Utah State Aggie Radio Network

610 KVNU is the flagship station for the Utah State Aggie Radio Network, which broadcasts football and men's basketball games. Al Lewis, also program director of KVNU, is the legendary voice of the Aggies and does play by play for both sports. During football season Craig Hislop provides color commentary, while that duty is filled by Rod Tueller during basketball season. Coverage of Aggie games includes an hour pregame show complete with coaches interviews as well as postgame interviews conducted by Lewis with players and coaches. Each postgame show is followed by Aggie Call, where Aggie fans call in and share their thoughts and opinions on the game.

Other Sports Programming

610 KVNU is also the home of Logan High Grizzly sports, featuring both football and boys basketball. Evan Nyman and "Hurricane" John Newbold provide play by play during football season, while Rob Flygare covers basketball season. KVNU's coverage of the Grizzlies is the longest running radio/high school sports association in the state of Utah.

In addition to Logan High Sports, KVNU is a part of the Utah Jazz Radio Network and broadcasts all Jazz games that do not occur on nights with Logan High or Utah State Aggie games.


Al Lewis "The Big Silk", Program Director, host of KVNU's Morning News and play-by-play announcer for the Utah State Aggies.
Craig Hislop, cohost of KVNU's Morning News and color-commentator for Utah State Football broadcasts
Jennie Christensen, News Director, host of Crosstalk
Heather Bailey, airstaff and news
Bill Walter, cohost of KVNU's Afternoon News
Eric Frandsen, cohost of KVNU's Afternoon News, cohost of the Full Court Press, cohost of Aggie Call
"Hurricane" John Newbold, Producer of Utah State Aggie Radio Network, color-commentator for Logan High Football
Tyler Riggs, cohost of For the People, cohost of Full Court Press, KVNU Saturday Morning News
Jason Williams, cohost of For the People
Marc Nielsen, cohost of For the People
Evan Nyman, Logan High football play by play
Bob Appuhn, cohost of Aggie Call


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