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 team,” said Ryan Maguire, director of content, Newsradio 620 WTMJ. “Her perspective is unique, her energy is infectious, and her love for Milwaukee is truly genuine. Our fans and partners can expect Sandy to make an entertaining and enlightening addition to ‘Wisconsin’s Radio Station’, and we can’t wait for her to get started.”
“I’m truly thrilled to join John and the entire team as we collaborate and create the next chapters in the station’s evolution,” Maxx said. “It is an honor to be chosen to bring my experience to better engage, entertain, and serve our fans across multiple platforms.”
For the last eight years, Maxx was on the air on 96.5 WKLH. Prior to that, she had radio experience at various stations including, 99.1 WMYX in Milwaukee, 95.1 WIIL-FM in Kenosha, The Eighties Channel in Chicago, as well as marketing experience at radio stations in Chicago and Atlanta. Maxx also served as the in-game host for the Milwaukee Brewers (2003-07) and the Milwaukee Wave (2003-07, 2015-20), and as a P.A. Announcer for Marquette University women’s basketball and volleyball teams (2003-07, 2015-20). Since 2012, Maxx has hosted the Emmy-Award winning program The Arts Page on Milwaukee PBS. She has also emceed countless corporate and charitable events for organizations such as the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Renaissance Theaterworks, and Aurora Healthcare.