Fred Lundgren

Katy Texas and around the world

Fred Lundgren is life-long entrepreneur. His wife Linda is an actor involved in theatre and film. She is native of Houston and a real estate agent since 1980. Linda also owns a Galveston beachfront rental business and other investments.

Linda and Fred were married in 1997. Today, they enjoy their home in Katy, Texas where they raised daughters Eden and Brianna. Eden is married to Rodger Salsman of Corinth, Texas. They live in Carrollton and have recently blessed us with a grandson, Lenoxx. Eden works as a teacher. Rodger is a service advisor for Bankston Nissan in Lewisville.

Our younger daughter is Brianna. She is an artist and has shown her work at several art shows this year. She also spends much of her time helping Fred and Linda with daily business responsibilities. Mr. Lundgren has two sons, Kevin Wayne and Michael Bradley. Kevin in an organic farmer and Michael manages KCAA's Internet and video systems.

Fred Lundgren is the co-founder of Radio Station KCAA, 1050 AM, Loma Linda, California, a station that serves the greater Riverside/San Bernardino markets. Lundgren is also the managing CEO of the station and co-founder of a non-profit organization called Organic Media, Inc. that specializes in organic farming instruction.

Mr. Lundgren was born in Elgin, Texas and grew up in a farming community in eastern Travis County. As a youth, he was a leader in 4-H and FFA and president of his high school science club. He received awards and recognitions from each of these organizations.

After graduation, Lundgren moved to Houston, Texas and attended a radio and television academy operated by two legendary broadcasters, Robert St. John and John Cameron Swayze. After successfully completing the Academy, Lundgren continued his education with engineering courses which earned him an FCC Radio and Telephone License and qualified him to perform engineering duties at most commercial radio stations.

Thereafter, Mr. Lundgren gained experience at several Texas radio stations, becoming proficient in all aspects of broadcasting including programming, sales, management and engineering. This experience was essential when, in 1976, Lundgren founded Bastrop County Communications, a corporation that applied for, and received a license for Radio Station KELG 1440 AM at Elgin, Texas, a full time station serving the Austin, Texas market and the first new AM signal to enter the Austin market since the era of LBJ.