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Thalen Zimmerman


Thalen Zimmerman of Alexandria joined the Echo Press team as a full-time reporter in Aug. 2021, after graduating from Bemidji State University with a bachelor of science degree in mass communication in May of 2021.

Zimmerman grew up in Kensington, MN, but has lived in Alexandria, Forada, Osakis, Lowry, Elbow Lake, and Brandon. He graduated from Brandon-Evansville High School in 2014.

Zimmerman enjoys playing his guitar, telling stories and spending time with his wife, Jade and their daughter Sonny. Together they enjoy traveling, hiking, and playing with their dog, Dude. He also loves to take photographs and videos.

Zimmerman covers general news in Douglas County and hosts the podcast, the Echo Press Minute.

Contact him at or 320-763-3133.

Languages: English

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