Monthly Archives: November 2021

Nominations sought for Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics

The Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks nominations for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. Now in its 13th year, the Shadid Award recognizes ethical decisions in reporting stories in any medium, including print, broadcast and digital, by journalists working for established news organizations or... - MORE -

Chronis returning home to Chicago

Kasey Chronis is joining FOX 32 (WFLD-TV) in Chicago as a reporter after four years at FOX 6 (WITI-TV) in Milwaukee.  “Since graduating from Indiana University, it has truly been an honor to bring awareness, give a voice to, and share what matters most to the wonderful people of South... - MORE -

Garcia to lead WDJT-TV newsroom

Milwaukee television news veteran Jessie Garcia is joining CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) as news director. Garcia will lead all news programming efforts on television and digital platforms for CBS 58, WMLW “The M” and Telemundo Wisconsin. She joins CBS 58 from WTMJ-TV where she most recently served as the editorial director.... - MORE -

Stations win motion to allow livestreaming in Dane County trial

From mconnors on Morguefile Three Madison TV stations led a successful effort to fight a defense motion in a homicide case to bar stations from livestreaming the proceedings. The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, Wisconsin Newspaper Association, and Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council joined the motion arguing the media should be allowed to livestream the trial... - MORE -

Poynter offers session on covering jails, police reform

From DodgertonSkillhause on Morguefile Poynter is offering journalists a two day session on covering jails and police reform. Check it out: This free workshop will help journalists more confidently cover America’s criminal justice system, from learning about COVID-19 inside jails to proposed changes in local policing. Accepted applicants can attend either online or in-person ... - MORE -

Applications open for RTDNF scholarships, fellowships

From our friends at the Radio Television Digital News Association: Applications for the Radio Television Digital News Foundation’s 2022 scholarship and fellowship program are now open! RTDNF plans to award nine scholarships this spring to talented college students interested in careers in radio, television or digital journalism.  Applications are due ... - MORE -

Vitrano moving to morning radio host

Newsradio 620 WTMJ is excited to name Vince Vitrano, longtime morning news anchor at TMJ4 News, as the new host of “Wisconsin’s Morning News,” replacing Gene Mueller, who announced his retirement after 44 years in Milwaukee radio. Mueller will retire in February 2022 as Vitrano segues into the role. For... - MORE -