Mariah-Simonson.jpgLocation: Grand Forks, ND

Background: I am born and raised in Grand Forks, ND. I went the Central High School, and went on the attend UND where I got my BA in Communications, and a minor in history. My family has a history in sales careers, and while I was in college I worked with Crossmark in sales, after I graduated college I worked for the TV station in sales, and moved to radio sales when I was given the opportunity, and went for it.

Schooling/Education: University of North Dakota. I received my BA in Communication and a minor in History.

How you got into Broadcasting: I was given the opportunity to work in sales by the manager and couldn’t pass it up, it’s a great place.

Why you love your work: Leighton Broadcasting is a great atmosphere to work at, besides the fact that I have worked in sales my whole career.

Random facts about yourself:

I got married in June 2016, and have a golden Retriever/Lab mix named Brandy who I enjoy spending time with. We recently got a new kitten as well named Smokey. I also enjoy spending time at Lake of the Woods, traveling, watching Sioux Hockey games, and spending time with friends and family!

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