Ramona Marozas joined the newsroom as a Multimedia Journalist in September 2013, and currently produces the CBS 3 News at Six. Producing is her main role in the newsroom, but also reports when needed.
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 and 2015 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 and a lifetime NAJA member.
As a product of NAJA, Marozas understands the importance of Native storytelling. She is dedicated to fundraising for NAJA in any way possible. She has a vision to get more NAJA members through awareness efforts. She has experience emceeing and speaking at multiple events:
Keynote speaker, and panelist at journalism conference - http://bit.ly/2af1u3H
Emcee at Bad River Women's Expo - http://conta.cc/1YFWGXH
If you have a story idea for Ramona, you can reach her at 218-481-6210, or by e-mail.