Cindy Taerud

Cindy Taerud

Cindy is a Wisconsin native who grew up in Eau Claire with her brother, sister and parents. 

Cindy’s first opportunity to work in the world of media was when she was hired as the youngest employee ever hired at WEAU-TV while still in high school. While working at WEAU through the years, she ran cameras, directed live newscasts, worked in promotions and programing, and sales. Cindy was ultimately promoted to National Sales Manager and then General Sales Manager for the station.

In 2004, Cindy joined Morgan Murphy Media, WKBT-TV / News8000.com. As General Sales Manager, she enjoys leading the sales staff through a strong focus on customer focused marketing and advertising strategies including a variety of digital initiatives through the years. There is nothing is better for Cindy than helping the staff learn, grow, and excel within the industry and help create success for clients. She also loves to support the local community and is happy to serve on the Board of Directors for the La Crosse Children’s Museum.

When not at the office, Cindy’s focus is on family, friends, and enjoying the beauty of the area by hiking and kayaking.

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