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Drew Trafton, WDAY Assistant News Director

Drew Trafton

Assistant News Director and Anchor

Drew has been visiting your homes in North Dakota and west central Minnesota for WDAY since 2013. He has been a reporter and an anchor on the weekend, 5pm and First News broadcasts during that time. His true passion is what takes place behind the camera. He has been the assistant news director since 2016 and has been the recipient of two regional Emmy awards during his time at WDAY.

Drew and his wife, Annie, have been married for 11 years. They have two kids: Josephine and Luke. Drew enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching (and playing) sports, reading books, listening to history and politics podcasts, studying family history and binge-watching TV shows.

Police and FM Ambluance responded to the 300 block of 30th Ave N shortly before 2:30 a.m. on March 17, 2022.
About 12:13 a.m. Friday, a police officer tried to pull over a vehicle in the 200 block of Eighth Street South, but the driver did not stop, police said.
FARGO — One man is in custody after police say he fired at officers and then into a front window of the Radisson Hotel at 201 Fifth St. N. in downtown Fargo early Friday, Nov. 15.
FARGO-- Firefighters credit the Fargo Police Department for an assist on stopping a car fire from spreading to a nearby garage.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A West Fargo woman was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after a two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County Sunday night, June 23, that left five people injured, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
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FARGO- WDAY chief StormTRACKER meteorologist John Wheeler sat down with WDAY Assistant News Director Drew Trafton for a podcast on winter weather in our region.
FARGO- Several accidents along I-94 in Fargo slowed the morning commute on Monday.
FARGO- Fargo Police recovered a stolen vehicle that was abandoned following a short pursuit early Friday morning.
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