Mariah Powell

Multimedia Journalist

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Multimedia Journalist

School: Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Hometown: Lisbon, Ohio

Mariah started with TV6 in May 2017 as the Houghton-Hancock Bureau MMJ Reporter.

Mariah was the first person to graduate with a BA in Journalism and Media Production from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. During her time at college, she served 2 years as news director for 90.9FM WNZR, and worked 3 years for the student paper, The Lakeholm Viewer, first as a staff writer, then web editor and finally as managing editor.

Mariah moved to the Upper Peninsula 1 year prior to joining TV6, and spent that year as the assistant editor for the Daily Mining Gazette in Houghton.

Mariah quickly fell in love with the UP, and is excited to have her feet back on the ground serving the community she now calls home.


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