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Multi-Media Journalist

Mackenzie Amundsen

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Mackenzie joined News 19 in January 2017 as a weekend multimedia journalist.

Before moving to La Crosse, Mackenzie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in December with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations.  

While in college, she worked as a news intern with the WEAU 13 News where she found her passion for broadcast journalism.  She continued to NBC15 in Madison, WI where she worked as a news intern for the morning show and hosted the weekly web segment, "Mapping Madison with Mackenzie."

Mackenzie is originally from Amery, WI, a small town in the northwestern part of the state.  She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.  Mackenzie has traveled to over eleven countries across Europe and Africa and loves to meet new people and experience new cultures.   

Mackenzie is excited to call La Crosse home and be a part of the News 19 team.

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