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Brady Merne covers investigatory and feature stories for the 790 WAYY news family at Mid-West Family Broadcasting. He's part-writer, part-board operator, reporter--and go-to substitute afternoon news host.

Hear him Fridays, on 790 WAYY, at 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Merne also reports occasionally midweek for 790 WAYY on Wisconsin-centric issues.

He's a 2011 Marketing, B.S.B. major, and alumnus of the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management, at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Merne was mentored by WCCO-TV news anchor great Mike Binkley; he also works with Wisconsin Public Radio's Ideas Network, and has moonlighted as a U of M Golden Gopher Tour Guide, General Mills Inc. Consumer Insights Researcher-Intern, a seasonal, RueLaLa.com customer service Concierge, and a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Loan Documentation Specialist.

An avowed learner -- and growing appreciator of country music -- Merne grew up, and still lives, in Chippewa Falls, Wis., near his mom, dad, and "Nana"; his interests include adult education, cross-country skiing, and daily walks with his Cairn terrier, "Birkie."

Poll

Sculpture Tour returns to downtown Eau Claire May 6th. Have you been to downtown to see the sculptures in past years?
YES--several times
YES-many times and I even showed them off to friends
Yes
No, but I'm planning on it this year
NO
No and I have no interest in sculptures
Voting is restricted to one vote every 1 hour(s) .