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Marquette senior awarded RTDNA scholarship

A senior at Marquette University in Milwaukee is receiving a $2,500 scholarship from RTDNA. Kaylee Staral is graduating in December and pursuing a degree in journalism with concentrations in digital media and communication leadership. Staral is currently a CNN Newsource Production intern at the CNN headquarters in Atlanta and has previously... - MORE -

Stofflet to retire in 2023

After four decades in broadcasting, WMTV-TV Evening Anchor John Stofflet will step down from his role and sign-off for the final time in June 2023. Stofflet shared his plans with viewers on June 30 and with station management and co-workers in May. His retirement next summer will come as John... - MORE -

Judy Clark recognized as Woman of Achievement

WEAU-TV anchor Judy Clark was recently selected unanimously by an Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce committee as this year’s Woman of Achievement. She was celebrated at an event March 31 for her three decades of dedication as a journalist, her true professionalism, and how she lives and breathes the Eau... - MORE -

WISN-TV to partner with UW-Madison to host debates

WISN 12 in Milwaukee is partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to co-host two pivotal debates in October. The live events will include a Wisconsin gubernatorial debate and one between the candidates for the state’s U.S. Senate seat.  “The 2022 election cycle will be significant for the state of Wisconsin.... - MORE -

WISN-TV names Pierce weekend evening news anchor

Milwaukee TV station WISN 12 News (WISN-TV) has named Kristin Pierce is the station’s new weekend evening news anchor. Pierce will work alongside meteorologist Daji Aswad at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Saturdays, along with Sundays at 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. starting at the end of... - MORE -

Maguire named to lead content for GKB Milwaukee

Ryan Maguire has been named director of content for Good Karma Brands Milwaukee. Maguire has an extensive background in news, talk and sports brands, including as Director of News and Programming at News/Talk KIRO in Seattle. While there, he led a team that earned eight Edward R. Murrow Awards for... - MORE -

Beunling to end 25 years in TV meteorology

WAOW-TV meteorologist Mike Breunling is retiring after 25 years in the business. His last weathercast is Friday. Breunling worked more than seven years at WAOW-TV in Wausau and more than 17 years before that at WSAW-TV, also in Wausau. In a blog post announcing his retirement, Beunling wrote that his... - MORE -

Garcia to lead WDJT-TV newsroom

Milwaukee television news veteran Jessie Garcia is joining CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) as news director. Garcia will lead all news programming efforts on television and digital platforms for CBS 58, WMLW “The M” and Telemundo Wisconsin. She joins CBS 58 from WTMJ-TV where she most recently served as the editorial director.... - MORE -

Vitrano moving to morning radio host

Newsradio 620 WTMJ is excited to name Vince Vitrano, longtime morning news anchor at TMJ4 News, as the new host of “Wisconsin’s Morning News,” replacing Gene Mueller, who announced his retirement after 44 years in Milwaukee radio. Mueller will retire in February 2022 as Vitrano segues into the role. For... - MORE -