Henry Lake’s return to KFAN was short-lived, but his new nightly show will keep the popular Minneapolis radio host in the Twin Cities. Starting March 11th, Lake Night will broadcast weekdays from 9pm – 1am on Entercom’s WCCO News Radio 830.
“I am eager to join 830 WCCO and be part of a new direction and continued growth at one of the truly legendary stations in radio,” Lake said in WCCO’s announcement. “I look forward to providing an entertaining and fresh voice for our Minneapolis listeners, which bringing different perspectives and opinions to the table.”
Last September, Lake returned to his native Minneapolis from Kansas City, joining KFAN as a part-time host. Lake previously worked at iHeartMedia’s KFAN from 2003-2013.
Joining WCCO gives Lake the opportunity to once again work as a full-time host. During his first tenure at KFAN, Lake co-hosted the popular weeknight program Sludge & Lake, continuing on to Kansas City where he was heard daily on 610 Sports KCSP’s midday show.
“The introduction of a new late-night show allows for our station to better serve our listeners as they are winding down their days,” said Shannon Knoepke, senior vice president and market manager for Entercom Minneapolis, which owns WCCO Radio. “We are thrilled to welcome Henry to our broadcast team in the Twin Cities and look forward to his fresh perspective on the daily events and topics that matter most.”
Although the station broadcasts under a news-talk format Lake has plenty of local sports to cover as WCCO serves as the flagship radio station for the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Timberwolves.