Category Archives: News

Public hearing scheduled for police body camera bill

A public hearing on a bill that would establish statewide rules for how police use body cameras and handle requests for access to videos is scheduled for next Tuesday. The Senate Committee On Judiciary & Public Safety will hold a heading on the bill, SB50, at a meeting that starts... - MORE -

Jill Geisler remembers 9/11

Wisconsin’s own Jill Geisler has an international reputation as an educator and coach for journalists and newsrooms. On Sept. 11, 2001, she pulled out a notebook and took note of what she saw from broadcast journalists on that historic day. She published those notes in 2002, and shared those note... - MORE -

Comment about anchor’s appearance stirs discussion

Portland anchor Maggie Vespa recently caught some flack from a viewer because she was wearing high-waisted pants. When she shared the criticism on social media, there was a significant response. She also had her own response which you can view here:... - MORE -

Milwaukee Press Club to open its doors

The Milwaukee Press Club is hosting an open house as part of “Doors Open Milwaukee. The Newsroom Pub will be open to the public Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It’s located at 137 E. Wells Street. The club’s collection of more than... - MORE -

Broadcasters among those joining Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame

Four past and current Wisconsin Broadcasters are among eight being inducted into the Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame this fall. The 2019 inductees to the Media Hall of Fame are: Alan J. Borsuk, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Marquette Law School Meg Kissinger, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel... - MORE -