Mary Rominger

Mary Rominger

Weekend Anchor | Multi-Media Journalist

Mary Rominger graduated from Iowa State University in 2019 with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Journalism/Mass Communications with minors in Women's & Gender Studies, Sports and Recreation, and Leadership.

Mary also played club lacrosse at Iowa State and has a passion for all sports.

• Hometown?

Seal Beach, California

• What's your favorite part of your job?

I enjoy the purity and passion in every individual I get to connect with for stories. Although, my overall favorite part of my job is the moments I get to talk, analyze and/or report on sports.

• What's your dream story?

I’d go back in time and tell the story of the Dodgers 1988 World Series upset.

• What did you want to be when you were growing up?

Since 6th grade, I wanted to be a sports broadcast journalist.

• What got you interested in (news, sports)?

I was privileged enough to spend my free time going to sporting events with my Dad in Los Angeles, California, growing up. We had season tickets to all kinds of sports, from the Los Angeles Kings to USC football and volleyball. Through those experiences, I developed a deep passion for sports and their culture. Now getting to convey that to an audience with a similar passion to mine is all the more rewarding.

• What person do you most admire?

It is comfortable for me to always have individuals to admire. I admire the methodology of Colin Cowherd, the storytelling of Vin Scully, the voice of Bob Miller, the spirit of John Wooden, the talent of Anze Kopitar, the selflessness of my family, and many more.

• What's your favorite band?

I’m a die-hard Weezer fan. I also listen to a lot of Los Angeles based rappers and Eric Church.

• What's your favorite sport to watch?

Hockey because I have a deeper understanding of the game itself relative to other professional sports. Although – baseball, football, golf, volleyball, lacrosse, and all Olympic sports give me equivalent joy.

• What's your proudest moment?

Obtaining my first full-time job here at KEYC-TV. After four years of grinding through college to develop myself as a sportscaster, it all paid off when I accepted this job offer.

Education:

  • Iowa State University

Podcasts:


Recent Articles by Mary

Research for drug to help COVID-19 patients shows a possibility for cardiac death

  North Mankato’s Commerce Drive remodeling project features electric vehicle charging stations

Is it safe to receive health care in person? How do you overcome negative feelings in result of shelter in place?

  Mankato Loyola social distance learning in full swing

  Lee’s Champion Taekwondo Academy using virtual class to continue training

  Minnesota Judicial Branch limits in-person cases, other decisions

Southern Minnesotans practice social distancing

  Preventing infectious disease in child care

  Mayo Clinic Health System, Univ. of Iowa partner for Milk Collection Depot program

  Curly Girlz Candy founder awarded Minnesota’s 2020 Small Businessperson of the Year

  Shopping for groceries amidst growing food restrictions in response to COVID-19

  Maverick Hockey Quick Hits

  Journey to Mighty Myles’ 3rd birthday, in light of his rare health problems

  Fairmont eases the load for child care providers in the midst of child care crisis

  2020 Bock Fest is welcomed with sunny skies

  Maverick Hockey takes game 1 of the WCHA quarterfinal by a commanding 8-1 victory

  Health professionals provide tips on how to make Sunday’s time change easier

  Maverick Hockey Quick Hits

  Mayo Clinic Health System adds new technology to improve cleaning protocols

  Red Cross Month means more opportunities to donate blood

  Mile-long walking path launched inside the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center

  Rep. Brand details Highway 14 funding sources, logistics in sit-down interview

  Mankato East boys’ hockey set for second state tournament appearance in 3 years

  Women in Construction Week promotes opportunities for women to advance in the industry

  Technology at precincts to ensure voting independently is possible for voters with disabilities

  Ruck of Remembrance: For veterans and first responders, including Officer Matson

  Mavericks take down Upper Iowa, 71-49

  Waseca claims the Big South Conference championship over Marshall

  Maverick Hockey Quick Hits

  Landline, Blue Earth Taxi collaborate for simplified travel to MSP International Airport