Category Archives: News

Wausau anchor headed to Ohio

Wake Up Wisconsin anchor Josh Gregory is headed to Ohio. Gregory’s last day at WAOW-TV in Wausau is Sept. 25. His next job is in Dayton where he’ll join WHIO as a producer. “To all of Central Wisconsin: Thanks for letting me into your homes. You welcomed me into the... - MORE -

Public records advocates raise concerns about interpretation of Marcy’s Law

Wisconsin’s recently-enacted constitutional amendment known as Marcy’s Law, which establishes rights for crime victims, is under scrutiny from public records advocates who say the amendment is being over-interpreted by some law enforcement agencies. The concerns are prompted by a decision by the Dodge County Sheriff to modify its daily incident... - MORE -

Reisbeck returns to Milwaukee joining CBS 58

Jessob Reisbeck is joining the evening anchor team at CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) in Milwaukee. Reisbeck will join Natalie Shepherd and Chief Meteorologist Drew Burgoyne on the CBS 58 News, weeknights at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. and at 9 p.m. on WMLW The M. Reisbeck is returning to Wisconsin after... - MORE -

WBAY-TV updates set, adds newscasts

WBAY-TV in Green Bay is updating its news set and adding two newscasts. The Gray station is adding half hour newscasts at 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. bringing the station’s daily total of news hours to six. The 4:30 newscast will fit between existing newscasts at 4 and 5 p.m. ... - MORE -

McCormack returns to TV in Green Bay

Michele McCormack is joining Tom Zakaski as co-anchor at WFRV Local 5 News. She’ll be anchoring 5, 6, and 10 p.m. news in Green Bay and hosting the station’s upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month special. McCormack returns to television after nearly three years as the Individual Giving Manager of Hunger Task... - MORE -

Milwaukee Press Club names new leadership

The Milwaukee Press Club has announced that Corri Hess, reporter for Wisconsin Public Radio has been appointed president and will serve in that role for the next year. Hess was appointed effective with the membership’s ratification of annual elections to the club’s board of governors at its Annual Meeting on... - MORE -

RTDNA offers thoughts on threats to newsrooms

RTDNA is using the recent release of its annual newsroom survey results to help newsrooms address the issues that newsrooms have identified as the biggest threats they face. “It’s time for newsrooms to fully commit to their changing audiences – by changing themselves,” the RTDNA wrote. Check out this article... - MORE -

Hart promoted to GM position in Georgia

WISN-TV News Director Ben Hart has been promoted to president and general manager of fellow Hearst station WJCL-TV in Savannah, Georgia. “Ben is an accomplished executive, succeeding at every assignment over his long career with Hearst,” said Hearst Television President Jordan Wertlieb. “He has made every newsroom he has led... - MORE -