Monthly Archives: April 2019

Thompson-Gee joins CBS 58 morning show

Justnin Thompson-Gee Meteorologist Justin Thompson-Gee is joining the CBS 58 Morning News team. Thompson-Gee had previously served as meteorologist for the weekend editions of the CBS 58 News. Justin came to CBS 58 in 2015 as a freelance meteorologist and was promoted to the weekend position a few months later. “I am... - MORE -

SPJ Madison hosts journalism ‘Trivia Night’

Join area journalists and supporters for SPJ Madison’s second annual journalism-themed trivia night next month. The event will be held on Thursday, May 9 at Coopers Tavern, 20 W. Mifflin St. on the second floor. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the competition beginning at 7 p.m. Newsrooms and friends... - MORE -

Arp among others honored for promoting open government

Kyle Geissler, Andy Hall, Jessica Arp, Tom Bier, and Michelle Vetterkind Jessica Arp, the assistant news director and chief political reporter for WISC-TV and, was honored Tuesday night as 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 was a highlight of the ninth... - MORE -

Every day is WBA Awards season

If you’re part of a newsroom that’s participating in the WBA Awards for Excellence, you’re no doubt excited to come to the WBA Awards Gala on May 4 at the Madison Marriott West. But are you thinking yet about next year’s awards? You should be. It’s difficult to think about... - MORE -

Wisconsin stations bring home 90 Eric Sevareid Awards

Midwest Broadcast Journalism Association Wisconsin radio and TV stations brought home 90 Eric Sevareid Awards from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association convention this past weekend. The 90 awards were spread out among 15 stations in Wisconsin: UWM Radio 5 WBAY-TV 6 WBKT-TV 3 WEAU-TV 4 WHWC 3 Wisconsin Public Radio 7 Wisconsin Public Television... - MORE -