Ramona Marozas joined the newsroom as a Multimedia Journalist in September 2013, and became the Morning Producer that same month. As of February 2014, she holds the position of Web Producer and KBJR Producer (5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts).
Marozas is a member of the largest Chippewa reservation in Wisconsin, which is the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians Reservation.
She grew up in Andover, Minn., and graduated from Andover High School in 2008. Marozas went on to graduate from St. Cloud State University (SCSU) in 2012 with a degree in television broadcast journalism and a minor in American Indian studies. Marozas has experience filming, editing, producing, anchoring and reporting at SCSU’s television station.
During her college years she interned at the St. Cloud Times in St. Cloud, Minn., and at the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, S.D. After college she became the first News Apprentice to work at WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. She is also a 2010 and 2011 American Indian Journalism Institute (AIJI) graduate.
Marozas has been a proud member of the Native American Journalist Association (NAJA) since 2008. She attended NAJA conferences in 2009 and 2011 as a student, and returned in 2013 as a Project Phoenix mentor. She also was a student at the UNITY: Journalists of Color Convention and the Crazy Horse Journalism Career Conference in 2008.
To read/watch the stories she has covered so far at the station, please click here.