Walt Lindala is Network News Director and Morning Show Co-Host/Producer at mediaBrew Communications in Marquette, MI. Walt is a lifelong Yooper, graduating from Chassell High School in 1986 and Northern Michigan University in 1990. He currently serves on the Board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties, and chairs the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee for the City of Marquette. Walt is a founding board member of the Marquette Area Blues Society which produces the annual Marquette Area Blues Fest in Downtown Marquette. Walt and his loving and tolerant wife of over 30 years, April, reside in Marquette.
Marquette’s Walt Lindala details his early experiences growing up in the Keweenaw in a Finnish household, and how these experiences shaped his view of the Upper Peninsula, the necessity for “SISU,” and the importance of education, the arts, and embracing change to make for a better future.