After being nominated for an Upper Midwest Emmy as host of Prairie Sportsman TV in 2018 and 2019, Bret Amundson was awarded an Emmy in 2020. The show broadcasts to Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, South Dakota and Iowa on the Minnesota PBS stations. He also hosts Sporting Journal Radio, heard on 30 stations across the midwest. During his free time, he guides waterfowl hunts with Mid Migration Outfitters. and hosts and produces “Tazin TV” from Tazin Lake Lodge in northwest Saskatchewan. Recently was host of Northland Outdoors TV and Radio and provided stories and photos for Northland Outdoors Magazine and Website. His articles could also be found on the Forum Communications Network of Newspapers.
He’s also a freelance content creator for hire. Videography, photography, voice over
writing, and digital content is available. He is currently the voice of “The Next Bite” on the Discovery Channel, created a video series from a “Sitka Whites Road Trip” that chronicled a road trip from Minnesota to Texas, won photography awards from the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers and more.
Prior to that, he was publisher of Minnesota Sporting Journal Magazine and host of Minnesota Sporting Journal Radio Show. He is a broadcast veteran who has worked at various radio stations in Fargo, Minneapolis, and more. A scholarship winner to the broadcasting school Brown Institute, Bret started his first radio job just 5 months out of high school, while still at Brown.
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