WLUK-TV reporter and evening anchor Mark Leland is marking 20 years at the Green Bay station.
Leland recently participated as a panelist in the WBA Foundation’s 2022 U.S. Senate debate.... - MORE -
CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) news anchor Amanda Porterfield has been named a 2023 ‘40 Under 40’ recipient by the Milwaukee Business Journal.
The list recognizes outstanding Milwaukee-area professionals under the age of 40 who have become leaders in their communities. In all, the Milwaukee Business Journal received more than 300 nominations... - MORE -
Gerron Jordan and Matt Smith will be the new co-hosts of “UPFRONT.” The weekly public affairs and political show on WISN-TV, which is also broadcast statewide, airs locally on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on WISN 12. Smith has also been named Political Director at WISN 12.
Along... - MORE -
WISN-TV in Milwaukee has named Kristin Pierce as the station’s new co-anchor of WISN 12 News at 5:00 p.m. She joins long-time WISN 12 anchor Patrick Paolantonio and Chief Meteorologist Mark Baden.
“Kristin has quickly become a fixture not only at WISN 12 but also across southeastern Wisconsin,” said Jan... - MORE -
As ever, 2022 was a roller coaster year for open government.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court made it harder
for requesters to recover attorneys’ fees for open records suits, but also issued a ruling
to prevent outsiders from blocking responses to open records requests
Elections officials struggled
under the weight of... - MORE -
CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) in Milwaukee has named Jim Collins Director of Strategic Marketing.
Collins will work with all departments to increase ratings, revenue, visibility, and involvement in the community. He will report to General Manager Anne Brown.
Collins joins CBS 58 from WTMJ-TV, where he was most recently News Content... - MORE -
More than a year and a half after the expiration of his term, Dr. Frederick Prehn continues to occupy a seat on the Natural Resources Board, which sets policy for the state Department of Natural Resources. His refusal to step down has allowed him to cast the deciding vote in... - MORE -
The holidays are here which means newsrooms are going into vacation mode and having to produce newscasts with limited staff.
Check out this RTDNA column
from Tim Wolff, Vice President of TV and Digital Publishing Innovation at Futuri, about how to get through the vacation season with great news content... - MORE -
Milwaukee broadcast veteran, Sandy Maxx will co-anchor Wisconsin’s Afternoon News on Newsradio 620 WTMJ. Maxx will join on-air host John Mercure, Sports Director Greg Matzek, and Traffic Reporter Debbie Lazaga weekday afternoons from 3 to 6 p.m. beginning Monday, Dec. 12.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sandy to the WTMJ... - MORE -
The Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks nominations
for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. Now in its 14th year, the Shadid Award recognizes ethical decisions in reporting stories in any medium, including print, broadcast and digital, by journalists working for established news organizations or... - MORE -