American and Canadian radio personality Frieda Lindfield Werden was born Linda Catherine Samfield in Austin, Texas, in 1947, and married Noble Horace Dunson, Jr., in 1968. After divorcing Dunson in 1972, she changed her name to Frieda Lindfield Werden. In 1986, she co-founded and produced the radio production company Wings: Women’s International News Gathering Service. She immigrated to Canada in 2002 and three years later, Werden was elected president of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television. She also served on the International Board of Directors of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) and won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Campus and Community Radio Association of Canada (2006).