Category Archives: News

Toya Washington leaving WISN-TV

Anchor Toya Washington is leaving WISN-TV after 20 years at the station. Washington joined WISN-TV in December 2002 as a co-anchor and later anchored the 6 p.m. newscast and for more than ten years has been anchor of the 5 p.m. newscast. She started working part-time in 2011. She leaves... - MORE -

Column: Don’t pay too much for that photocopy!

How much does it cost to copy one piece of paper? If you ask records custodians in Wisconsin, many will tell you 25 cents. At least that’s what they charge. Is that number accurate? Commercial printers charge half that for small jobs, and bulk printing jobs can get as low... - MORE -

Mallory Anderson joins WISN-TV morning show

Journalist Mallory Anderson is joining “WISN 12 News This Morning.” On weekday mornings from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m., Anderson will be the station’s new live desk anchor. She will be an integral part of the morning team that includes main co-anchors Diana Gutiérrez and Gerron Jordan, Milwaukee’s morning meteorologist... - MORE -

Marotta named first female sports director at WKOW-TV

Karley Marotta is WKOW-TV’s first ever female sports director. She was promoted from weekend sports anchor/reporter to sports director and will anchor the weeknight sportscasts at 6 and 10 p.m. “Karley has been a crucial member of our sports team and the perfect choice to lead our sports department.” said... - MORE -

WPR welcomes 3 journalism fellows 

Wisconsin Public Radio’s commitment to the highest standards of journalism includes training early career and underrepresented reporters each year. In 2022, three new journalism fellows joined WPR’s news team. “Educating new journalists through these fellowships is some of the most important work we do,” said interim WPR Director Tom Luljak.... - MORE -

Column: AG candidates weigh in on transparency

Josh Kaul and Eric Toney are miles apart on many issues, but when it comes to open government, the candidates vying for Wisconsin attorney general in the Nov. 8 election agree: more money is needed to handle enforcement of the state’s transparency laws. The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council sent... - MORE -

Duluth/Superior station combines news operations

KBJR-TV, Gray’s NBC and CBS affiliate in Duluth/Superior is combining its journalism operations into one team: Northern News Now. The station said the move makes Northern News Now the largest newsroom in the Duluth-Superior television market and allows for local newscasts at new times on CBS at 4 p.m. and... - MORE -

Free session on creating newsrooms with high retention

Your WBA is offering a free webinar session with Kevin Benz titled “Creating a Station Environment No One Wants to Leave.” The best way to recruit the best talent is to create a newsroom no one wants to leave. Retention is the core of good recruiting and it takes a ... - MORE -