Mackenzie came to WXPR in 2016 as the Operations Director and Morning Edition Host, but moved into a full-time reporting, editing, and hosting role in April 2018. Mackenzie is passionate about reporting and editing stories that cover interesting people and places in the Northwoods for WXPR's We Live Up Here series.
In 2019, Mackenzie won four awards from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, including two 1st place awards for Best Web Story and Best Interview.
Mackenzie graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, with a major in media & cultural studies. She's originally from Wausau, WI. Mackenzie's work has also been heard on Minnesota Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Radio.