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Shepherd joins anchor desk at CBS 58

Veteran journalist Natalie Shepherd will be the new evening co-anchor at CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) in Milwaukee. Shepherd will join Bill Walsh on the anchor desk for the CBS 58 news at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m., as well as the CBS 58 news at 9 p.m. on WMLW, The M.... - MORE -

McPherson named weekend co-anchor on WDJT-TV

Reporter Mark McPherson has been named weekend co-anchor on CBS 58 (WDJT-TV). McPherson will share the anchor desk with current co-anchor Pauleen Le. The pairing is a bit of a reunion for McPherson and Le. They worked together in La Crosse early in their careers. “I’ve had a great time... - MORE -

Committee approves police body cameras bill

A draft bill that would establish statewide rules for how police use body cameras and handle requests for access to videos has been approved by a Legislative Study Committee that’s been working on the topic since this summer. The committee voted 9-1 in support of the draft legislation. WISN-TV News... - MORE -

Ola returns to Wisconsin

Reporter/anchor Mary Jo Ola is returning to Wisconsin after working at WATN/WLMT in Memphis. Ola said via social media that she’s taken a position as a reporter at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee. It’s her last week in Memphis. Ola previously worked at WISC-TV in Madison.... - MORE -

Paolantonio joins WISN-TV 6 p.m. newscast

Patrick Paolantonio will join Joyce Garbaciak to create the new co-anchor team of WISN 12 News at 6:00 p.m., effective today. The transition follows the retirement of Kathy Mykleby. “Patrick’s been an integral part of our station and anchor teams for more than 15 years, and Joyce has been... - MORE -

Committee finishes work on police body camera bill

A Legislative Study Committee has completed work on a bill that would regulate the use of police body cameras in Wisconsin. Legislation on body cameras passed in the Assembly but was not brought up for a vote in the Senate before the end of the last session. The study committee... - MORE -

Retired WITI consumer watchdog dies

A man known for being a consumer watchdog for Milwaukee area viewers has died. Tom Hooper worked in local news for 35 years, mostly as the watchdog reporter for WITI-TV. He died Oct. 19 in Georgia. He was 85. Hooper’s reports changed Wisconsin, leading to changes in laws dealing with... - MORE -

Wisconsin FOIC marks 40 years of protecting openness

The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council held an event Tuesday at the State Capitol to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The Council and its supporters gathered in the Assembly Parlor to hear about the beginnings of the Council and the many efforts it has taken over the years to promote openness... - MORE -

Brooks leaving WTMJ-AM for San Francisco

WTMJ-AM Director of Programming and News Eric Brooks is leaving Milwaukee for San Francisco. Brooks will be Assistant News Director at News Radio KCBS San Francisco. Brooks was at WTMJ for eight years and is credited with making countless contributions to the station. Most recently, he designed and oversaw the... - MORE -