McKenzie Allen-Charmley

McKenzie Allen-Charmley

News Reporter, Phoenix

McKenzie Allen-Charmley is originally from Alaska and expects to graduate in May 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in business. Aside from reporting for Cronkite News, she works in event production for Arizona PBS and at the JET Lab at the Cronkite School.

Latest from Mckenzie Allen Charmley

‘I am that character’: New Marvel heroes battle underrepresentation of Native Americans in comics

FLAGSTAFF – Marvel releases new comic book about indigenous heroes


No cold elders: Volunteers provide firewood for Navajo families ahead of winter

Because many Navajo rely on firewood to heat their homes, volunteers with the nonprofit Chizh for Cheii provide elders across the reservation with free firewood.


Goodbye, Columbus?: Arizona celebrates first Indigenous Peoples’ Day

WASHINGTON - After years of advocacy by tribal groups, Arizona on Monday celebrated its first Indigenous Peoples' Day, but the proclamation designating the day was just for this year and it still shared the calendar with Columbus Day.