Kalie Marantette – 6 News Multimedia Journalist

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  1. Five words/phrases that describe me: Sports fanatic, gym addict, dog obsessed, nature lover, adventurous
  2. Hometown: White Lake, MI
  3. Other places I’ve lived: Lexington, KY
  4. I graduated from: University of Kentucky
  5. I’ve been doing what I do for: On and off for almost 7 years! I started as a high school reporter, then went to Oakland Community College for a Communications degree, then transferred to UK where I pursued my journalism degree. At UK I worked with the UK Student Sports Show, UK Student News Network, SEC Sports Media and ESPNU
  6. Most interesting assignment: Being an In-Arena Host at an international Shia/Muslim soccer tournament
  7. I have a knack for: Gardening. I’ve always had an affinity for plants
  8. I’m passionate about: Working with rescue leagues/animal shelters and one day opening my own no cage dog shelter
  9. I can’t stop talking about: Kentucky basketball (Go Cats)
  10. When I’m not reporting, I’m: Either playing volleyball, outside somewhere or with my friends
  11. Other places you may have seen me: Eastern Market almost every weekend, Tigers games or just adventuring around different towns
  12. Favorite place in mid-Michigan: Downtown Lansing
  13. What I love most about mid-Michigan: The people. I really missed the people in Michigan when I was living in Kentucky
  14. Fun fact: I played volleyball at Oakland Community College on a scholarship for two years!


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