Two Wisconsin broadcast newsrooms have won National Murrow Awards for their breaking news coverage.
WTMJ-AM in Milwaukee won an award in the large market radio category for its coverage of the fire at Trinity Lutheran Church
. WISC-TV in Madison won an award in the small market television category for... - MORE -
Wisconsin’s District II Court of Appeals Wednesday morning released a decision
affirming the right of requesters to receive records in electronic form. The court affirmed an earlier circuit court ruling
that reached the same conclusion.
This was a case that Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council Co-Vice President Christa Westerberg filed... - MORE -
When so much about politics is partisan, one might expect a topic like police body cameras to be contentious, particularly as it relates to public access to recordings.
But proposed legislation to regulate the use of these cameras was approved
by nine of the 10 members of the committee that... - MORE -
Six Wisconsin TV stations and three Wisconsin radio stations this week collectively won 22 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The awards are given out by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow set as a standard for the... - MORE -
When an Amber Alert or Silver Alert is issued or canceled in our state, the Wisconsin Department of Justice provides notice to broadcasters and other interested parties via its Wisconsin Crime Alert Network. Alerts are issued primarily via email.
Your newsroom is hopefully receiving these notices from the state. WBA... - MORE -
Jessica Arp, the assistant news director and chief political reporter for WISC-TV and Channel3000.com, was honored Tuesday night as the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award.
The award recognizes an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin and was a highlight of the ninth... - MORE -
Wisconsin radio and TV stations brought home 90 Eric Sevareid Awards from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association convention this past weekend.
The 90 awards were spread out among 15 stations in Wisconsin:
Wisconsin Public Radio
Wisconsin Public Television... - MORE -
Former WSAW-TV news director and WBA Hall of Famer Mark Zelich will receive the highest honor available from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association.
Zelich will receive the Mitchell V. Charnley Award during its annual awards ceremony at the Midwest Journalism Conference on Saturday, April 13 in the Twin Cities.
Zelich,... - MORE -
La Movida (WLMV) program director and host Lupita Montoto served as moderator for a Madison mayoral forum.
Current Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and challenger Satya Rhodes-Conway appeared at last week’s forum at Centro Hispano of Dane County in collaboration with the Latino Consortium for Action.
All the questions asked at... - MORE -
Jessica Arp, the assistant news director and chief political reporter for WISC-TV and Channel3000.com, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award.
The award recognizes an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin and is a highlight of the ninth annual Wisconsin... - MORE -