Zach Staton

Zach Staton

Sports Anchor/Reporter

Zach Staton joined WDAY as a sports reporter in 2018. He grew up in Salem, Virginia loving any sport he could play or watch. Staton graduated from Bridgewater College with a degree in Communication Studies before getting his Master's in Broadcast and Digital Journalism with a Sports Communication Emphasis from Syracuse University.

In his time at WDAY, Staton has covered North Dakota State football and basketball, University of North Dakota football and hockey, and provided play-by-play for all of WDAY's high school state tournament broadcasts.

Away from sports, Staton enjoys spending time with his wife, Logan, and dog, Daisy. He also enjoys running, collecting basketball shoes (big fan of Jordans), and traveling around North Dakota and Minnesota.

Have a story idea (or shoe tip)? Email Zach at You can also connect with him on twitter, @ZStaton_WDAY.

McMullin was in sixth grade when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer that was quickly growing.
Bismarck rising senior averaged 23 points last season.
The Fighting Hawks are playing in the quarterfinals for the first time in the D1 era.
The redshirt sophomore has thrown for 10 touchdowns, second most in the Missouri Valley.
Former UND forward averaged 17.2 points per game as a junior.
Fighting Hawks haven't won playoff game since moving to the FCS.
L-E-M quarterback is a three-time all-state first-team member.
FARGO -- For one week, high school wrestling teams across North Dakota got to hit the mats again.
MOORHEAD -- November 23rd was circled on a lot of calendars throughout Minnesota.
BISMARCK -- Just days removed from winning a second straight state title, two Century seniors still have reason to celebrate.