Walt Pruiksma

General Manager

Age: 39+

Walt was born and raised in New Jersey and is therefore a Yankee, NY Giants and Knicks fan. Walt has worked at KIWA since 1972 starting as a salesman upon graduating from Northwestern College. Walt married Laurie (Bruggom) Pruiksma in 1971 and had two daughters – Erin Whitcanack and Katie Pruiksma.  So far, Walt has been blessed with two grandkids, Tyler and Parker Whitcanack. Walt and his family are members of the Sheldon United Methodist Church.

When not at KIWA, Walt keeps busy with other activities including:

Director of Sheldon Emergency Management Agency

Manages, along with wife Laurie, the Sheldon High School concessions

Currently working with Rob Roozeboom of Rise Ministries to help launch RiseFest-Sheldon

Walt’s Likes:

Movie – The Godfather

Favorite Rock Performers – Beatles, Rolling Stones and Wayne Barahona performing Mr. Roboto by Styx

Country Music – Sugarland,

Hobbies – Walleye fishing in northern Minnesota,  long strolls on the beach at sunset (just kidding)

E-mail: walt@kiwaradio.com

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