Category Archives: News

TV Journalists: Get peer feedback on your work!

Looking for Feedback on Your Reel?   Your WBA is offering members outside feedback on their work through a peer review panel!   This initiative from the WBA Young Professionals Committee makes it easy for you to submit your work and receive feedback from a team of fellow broadcasters who will tell... - MORE -

Session tackles redistricting, elections

Poynter is offering a free session for journalists looking to learn more about redistricting and how it affects elections. This will be particularly important for journalists in a state like Wisconsin where redistricting is a high profile issue. Here are the details: States are actively redrawing political districts based on ... - MORE -

Session Reminder: Improve your storytelling abilities

Your WBA is offering members free access to a two-part Poynter workshop on powerful storytelling. Here’s what will be covered: –Finding and developing compelling characters  –Finding sharp story focus  –What goes where in the story and why  –How to make words and video work seamless together even when you have... - MORE -

Geisler offers ideas to avoid ‘imposter syndrome’

Don’t let the doubt produced by imposter syndrome keep you from giving your best in the newsroom. WBA Hall of Famer, Bill Plante Chair in Leadership & Media Integrity, Loyola University Chicago, and Freedom Forum Fellow in Women’s Leadership, Jill Geisler, wrote on this topic for the Journalism Institute. Here... - MORE -

Lehmann moves to Milwaukee

A morning show co-anchor at WSAW-TV in Wausau is moving to Milwaukee. Emerson Lehmann will be a reporter at CBS 58 (WDJT-TV). Lehmann grew up in Milwaukee. He starts his new job in November.... - MORE -

Duluth reporter promoted to assistant news director

A reporter at KBJR-TV in Duluth is being promoted to assistant news director. Jessie Slater joined the station in January 2017 and has served as weekend anchor, 5 p.m. anchor, and 10 p.m. weekday lead reporter. She led coverage of the Duluth City Council and Duluth School Board. Her promotion... - MORE -

LeSavage named news director at KBJR-TV

Assistant News Director Briggs LeSavage has been promoted to news director at KBJR-TV in Duluth. A Duluth native, LeSavage started at KBJR-TV as a co-anchor, producer, and reporter in 2016. She’s a graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota where she studied communications and journalism. “Our... - MORE -