Mackenzie Martin

Morning Edition Host/Features Editor

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Mackenzie joined the WXPR team in 2016 as the Operations Director and Morning Edition Host, but moved into a full-time reporting/hosting role in April 2018. Mackenzie is passionate about reporting on stories that cover the people and places of the Northwoods. If you have any ideas, shoot her an email:

Mackenzie graduated from Macalester College in the Twin Cities in 2016 with a major in media & cultural studies. A Wausau native and radio enthusiast, she jumped at the chance to move to the Northwoods after graduation. Mackenzie's work has also been heard on Minnesota Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Radio.

Listen here  to a forum involving the candidates for the 12th State Senate seat: Republican Tom Tiffany and Democrat Bryan Van Stippen. This forum is moderated by WXPR's Ken Krall. The media panel consists of WPR's Glen Moberg, Stephanie Haines of WJFW-TV, Eileen Persike of Star Journal Now, and Brian Jopek of the Lakeland Times.

Devin Smith

Devin Smith graduated from Lakeland Union High school in 2015. Since then he has become quite the expert in a very tiny field: miniatures. WXPR’s Mackenzie Martin got a chance to talk with Devin about how it all began.

WXPR's Mackenzie Martin chats with singer songwriter, Krista Detor. Detor will be performing at the Three Lakes Center for the Arts on July 30th.

Father's Day, June 19, Dillman's Creative Arts Foundation is presenting the Blue Canvas Orchestra in Concert at Dillman's Bay Resort in Lac du Flambeau. WXPR is a co-sponsor of the event. The Blue Canvas Orchestra is a weekly musical feature of "Tent Show Radio" heard Saturday evenings at 10 p.m. on WXPR. Ken Krall talks to a person who is inviting the public to come and enjoy...

Ken Krall with Dennis Robertson from Dillmans' Creative Arts Foundation. This feature was mixed by WXPR's Mackenzie Martin.