Broadcaster, Producer, and Journalist

A compilation of work including an array of skills through multimedia, reporting, and anchoring. Mariah Guzman is a graduate student at the University of Illinois, Class of 2021.


Mariah Guzman earned her B.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois and currently attends the University as a candidate for an M.S. in Journalism. Her experience in the field is broad. From behind-the-scenes production work to building shows for TV, and reporting on news and sports stories. Guzman’s most notable accomplishment is jump-starting Illini Sports Night during its first season in the Spring of 2020. Through her work as a producer, Guzman earned honors for a Crystal Pillar award from the NATAS Mid-America foundation. Now, Guzman serves as the Executive Producer and co-host for Illini Sports Night. She also serves as an anchor and reporter for the UI7 Live newscasts. She worked with Good Morning Illini for two years as a crew member, reporter, and on-camera talent and anchor for the live Friday morning shows. Additional work includes reporting for 247 Sports Illini Inquirer — covering Illinois Football and non-revenue Illinois sports. Guzman looks forward to challenging herself as a journalist this year and providing great coverage on Illinois sports and the Champaign-Urbana community.