Monthly Archives: March 2019

Jessica Arp of WISC-TV named 2019 Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog

Jessica Arp Jessica Arp, the assistant news director and chief political reporter for WISC-TV and, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award. The award recognizes an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin and is a highlight of the ninth annual Wisconsin... - MORE -

Anderson leaves NBC15

Hannah Anderson Anchor and reporter Hannah Anderson is leaving NBC15 (WMTV) in Madison. Anderson anchored The Morning Show weekdays before transitioning to NBC15 News at 11 and relaunching NBC15 investigates. She was at the station for two years. She worked previously at WSAW-TV/WZAW-in Wausau for four years. Anderson covered numerous Packer games,... - MORE -

Have a mission statement

Does your newsroom have a mission statement? Thomas Kent, writing for Poynter, suggests that you should have one. Further, he suggests that the mission statement should tell an audience the issues the newsroom will be focused on and lay out fundamental values that will guide coverage decisions. “Are you committed... - MORE -

Hicks leaves WITI-TV

Brad Hicks Nighttime news anchor Brad Hicks has left WITI-TV in Milwaukee after more than 15 years at the station. A statement from the station said Hicks decided to “step away and focus on his family.” “As many people may know, Brad’s brother and parents in California all face difficult health challenges,”... - MORE -

Panel to discuss editorial process

The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is partnering with UW-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication to host a panel discussion Wednesday, March 27 to answer all your questions about how the editorial process works. The event — which is free and open to the public —... - MORE -