Monthly Archives: March 2022

Free 2-day session offered on covering jails

Poynter is offering an intensive two-day workshop in St. Petersburg, Florida, focused on understanding the causes and consequences of local jail incarceration and explore ways that communities are addressing the issue. The deadline to apply is April 22. Deeply report stories about your local jail, including who’s in jail and... - MORE -

WISN-TV to partner with UW-Madison to host debates

WISN 12 in Milwaukee is partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to co-host two pivotal debates in October. The live events will include a Wisconsin gubernatorial debate and one between the candidates for the state’s U.S. Senate seat.  “The 2022 election cycle will be significant for the state of Wisconsin.... - MORE -

Woolridge to join TMJ4 News anchor desk

Award-winning journalist Symone Woolridge is joining the TMJ4’s news anchor team. A native of Evanston, Illinois, Woolridge joins the station after anchoring and reporting in Memphis, Tennessee. Prior to that, she worked for a news station in Tupelo, Mississippi where she was a reporter and the station’s first weekend morning... - MORE -

Session highlights immigration’s impact on economic recovery

A free session from Poynter is aimed at educating journalists about how immigration is related to the U.S. economic recovery. Participants in this free webinar will: Outline the historic role of immigrant workers in service industry jobs as well as in skilled and technical jobs Discuss the role of immigrant... - MORE -

Milwaukee TV station to host mayoral debate

WISN 12 News will host its Commitment 2022 coverage series of debates. The first one will be the Milwaukee Mayoral Debate on Friday, March 18, from 7 p.m. – 8 pm. Adrienne Pedersen, WISN 12 News anchor and host of WISN’s award-winning public affairs program Upfront, will moderate the debate... - MORE -

Morgan Murphy Media launches programs aimed at attracting, growing high-quality journalists, station leaders

Madison-based Morgan Murphy Media is launching two company-wide efforts designed to better attract and grow high-quality journalists and station leaders. Journalism 365 is a comprehensive development program for early-stage journalists to get on-the-job training and personal development experiences that set them up for a long and successful career. Selected participants... - MORE -