She graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in May 2017. Makenzie was a reporter and anchor on the daily student-run show, 'Newswatch' on WOUB-TV in Athens, Ohio. She also served as president of the Radio Television Digital News Association on Ohio University's campus.
Makenzie was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She spent a summer as the video production intern for the Kraft Heinz company.
When she isn't in the newsroom, Makenzie loves to travel, snow ski and spend time with her family and friends.
Makenzie is excited to join the north country and would love to hear from you. You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her on Twitter @makenziepiatt_
Our community is filled with volunteers and we meet a Jefferson County woman whose helping hands are at the wheel so people who don't have a ride can get to where they need to be. 7 News anchor Makenzie Piatt shares Elizabeth Mullikin's story in part two of her series "Helping Hands."
We all know how rewarding it can feel to give back to our community. That's what one grandmother has taught her granddaughters and now they are some of the most active volunteers for the Jefferson County SPCA. 7 News anchor Makenzie Piatt shares their story in part one of her series "Helping Hands"