Monthly Archives: November 2018

Committee approves police body cameras bill

A draft bill that would establish statewide rules for how police use body cameras and handle requests for access to videos has been approved by a Legislative Study Committee that’s been working on the topic since this summer. The committee voted 9-1 in support of the draft legislation. WISN-TV News... - MORE -

Ola returns to Wisconsin

Reporter/anchor Mary Jo Ola is returning to Wisconsin after working at WATN/WLMT in Memphis. Ola said via social media that she’s taken a position as a reporter at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee. It’s her last week in Memphis. Ola previously worked at WISC-TV in Madison.... - MORE -

Huppert shares his social media tips

A 30 year veteran of TV news describes himself as a “true believer” in social media and is sharing his Facebook tips with other journalists. Boyd Huppert works for KARE-TV in Minneapolis and will be the keynote speaker at the WBA Student Seminar on March 2. Was was interviewed for... - MORE -

Paolantonio joins WISN-TV 6 p.m. newscast

Patrick Paolantonio will join Joyce Garbaciak to create the new co-anchor team of WISN 12 News at 6:00 p.m., effective today. The transition follows the retirement of Kathy Mykleby. “Patrick’s been an integral part of our station and anchor teams for more than 15 years, and Joyce has been... - MORE -

PIOs are ‘not your boss’

How’s your relationship with the local police department? This article from RTDNA is about how to combat the “PIO problem.” It suggests ways to get to a story without relying on the PIO and ideas for maintaining a healthy relationship with your PIO, keeping in mind that your job is... - MORE -