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Pedersen named to host ‘UPFRONT’

WISN-TV anchor and reporter Adrienne Pedersen will be the new host of the weekly program “UPFRONT.” “UPFRONT with Adrienne Pedersen” will expand beyond political coverage and include comprehensive exploration and deeper discussions into Wisconsin’s most impactful news topics, a release stated. “Adrienne will offer a fresh perspective on the types... - MORE -

Police body camera proposal approved for introduction

A bill that would establish statewide rules for how police use body cameras and handle requests for access to videos has been approved for introduction by the Joint Legislative Council. A study committee drafted the bill during a series of meetings that started last summer. The Council voted 20-0 on... - MORE -

Nominations sought for 2019 Opee Awards

The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, a nonprofit group that works to protect access to public meetings and records, is now accepting nominations for its annual Openness in Government Awards, or Opees. Awards are given in six categories: Popee (political openness award): Recognizes extraordinary service to the cause of open... - MORE -

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 -