WKBT-TV names new news director

Morgan Murphy Media has named Christi Reynard news director at WKBT-TV in the La Crosse-Eau Claire, Wisconsin market. Reynard is currently assistant news director at WHNT in Huntsville, Alabama. She has held multiple news management positions with increasing responsibility in the past 15 years. This will be her first opportunity... - MORE -

AP changes policy on naming suspects in minor crimes

The Associated Press announced Tuesday a change of policy in naming suspects in minor crimes. It will no longer name the suspects, citing concern that “such stories can have a long, damaging afterlife on the internet that can make it hard for individuals to move on with their lives.” “The... - MORE -

How can social media make your job easier?

Anyone who has worked in broadcasting for at least 10 years, remembers the age before social media. I’m talking when social accounts strictly belonged to people and not police departments or  non-profits. Finding story ideas would come from poaching items from newspapers, press releases or conversations with friends and family.... - MORE -

In Depth

Tax Overview

In this section, you’ll find a concise summary of how Wisconsin taxes work at the state and local level, and how public schools are supported in Wisconsin through real estate (property) taxes. You’ll also learn about how user fees have become a growing part of the revenue picture for Wisconsin... - MORE -