Karen Bakken is the hub of most daily activities at the Red River Farm Network. As office manager, bookkeeper and traffic director, she interfaces with everyone at the network to coordinate advertising content and ad and programming schedules.
Bakken has been with RRFN since its start in 1995. In total, she brings 40 years of office experience, with 30 of those years in radio. She grew up in Larimore, North Dakota and understands the value of farmers and the importance of “Reporting Agriculture’s Business” on RRFN’s 19 radio stations.
Karen and her husband, Dave, have two adult sons and three grandchildren. They spend many enjoyable hours attending their grandchildrens’ concerts and musicals in Grand Forks. In her free time, Karen enjoys working in her yard, riding bike and her dog, Max.