Profile for Nick Ragner

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Born and raised in La Crosse, WI. Proud La Crosse Logan High School and UW-La Crosse graduate. Studied broadcasting and sports journalism and spent three years working for WKBT News 8 in La Crosse, WI covering various assignments including local news, Wisconsin athletics and more.  Found a passion for the La Crosse community serving a local nonprofit as a marketing and fundraising specialist before eventually coming back to UW-La Crosse as a staff member.


Western Technical College, University Transfer Degree (2009-2011)

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Communication Studies (2011-2014)

Professional history

WKBT News 8, Producer/Reporter/Anchor (2014-2016)

The Salvation Army, Director of Development (2016-2019)