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Column: Body cam bill balances privacy, openness

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 -

Arp among others honored for promoting open government

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 stations bring home 90 Eric Sevareid Awards

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: UWM Radio 5 WBAY-TV 6 WBKT-TV 3 WEAU-TV 4 WHWC 3 Wisconsin Public Radio 7 Wisconsin Public Television... - MORE -

Zelich to be honored by Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association

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 -

Radio host moderates Madison mayoral forum

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 of WISC-TV named 2019 Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog

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 -