News Anchors

Adam Ladwig

Morning News Anchor, Producer, Multimedia Journalist

Adam Ladwig joined KVRR as the Weekend Anchor/Reporter in October, 2015. Prior to that, he was the Devils Lake bureau reporter for WDAZ-TV for nearly four years. He started his journalism career at KDUH-TV in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Adam has won multiple awards for reporting, including an Eric Sevareid award and a Regional Emmy Award. A Colorado native, Adam graduated from…

Emily Welker

Morning News Anchor, Producer, Multimedia Journalist

Emily Welker has made the Red River Valley her home for more than a decade. She came here just weeks after the kidnapping of UND student Dru Sjodin and covered the historic death penalty trial of her killer, convicted sex offender Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. Since then, the 2-time regional Emmy award nominee has covered most of the toughest crime stories…

Alison Voorhees

6 & 9 PM News Anchor, Producer, Multimedia Journalist

Alison grew up in the small town of Appleton, Minnesota. She went to Minnesota State University of Moorhead, where she studied Mass Communications. She graduated in the spring of 2011 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While in school, she participated in MSUM’s Campus News program. Alison began working for KVRR News in 2009 as a production assistant and moved…

TJ Nelson

6 & 9 PM News Anchor, Producer, Multimedia Journalist

TJ was born in Thief River Falls, MN and was raised in Newfolden, MN and Rugby, ND. He started working in radio at the age of 15 at KZZJ in Rugby. He was a “top rated” morning radio host known as “TJ the DJ” on KZPR during his college years at MSU in Minot. TJ then became the weekday Weather…