Serving Milwaukee since 1964.
WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio is committed to bringing the listeners of southeastern Wisconsin in-depth news, thoughtful conversations and smart entertainment.
Member-supported WUWM is licensed to the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and is operated by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Letters and Science.
WUWM 89.7 FM: NPR / IN-DEPTH NEWS broadcasts locally-produced news and music, as well as national and international programming from NPR, APM and BBC.
WUWM’s award-winning WUWM NEWS journalists and Lake Effect producers create captivating reports that focus on local and regional issues featuring the people and cultural events that shape our community. WUWM's on-air staff follow a code of ethics, ensuring high standards of honesty, integrity and impartiality.
UWM Today features the people and discoveries at UW-Milwaukee.
It's Alright, Ma, It's Only Music presents hand-selected music from songwriters and bands that reach across generations.
The majority of WUWM's funding comes from listener donations, foundations and business sponsorships.
CPB STATION ACTIVITY REPORT:
WUWM's CODE OF ETHICS:
- WUWM Ethics Code for All Employees
- WUWM Ethics Code for Journalists
- WUWM Ethics Code for Fund Raising Professionals
WUWM LICENSEE OPEN MEETING INFORMATION:
WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio is licensed by the Federal Communications to the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. Meetings of the UW Board of Regents are open to the public although certain meetings may be closed per state statute.
WUWM ADVISORY BOARD:
WUWM's Board advises station management on policy, fundraising, programming and outreach issues. Quarterly meetings are designed to share information so that Board members can advocate for the station in the community.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
WUWM notifies organizations and groups that assist job seekers when there is an opening at the station. If your organization would like to be added to the list, send contact information to Ann Piatt via email.
To comply with Section 73.2080©(6) of the FFC's 2002 rule on equal employment opportunities, WUWM posts its EEO Public File Reports.
WUWM EXECUTIVE STAFF
WUWM is operated by the UWM College of Letters and Science. The Director/General Manager is responsible for day to day management of WUWM.
Dave Edwards, WUWM Director/General Manager, 414-227-3355
Cheryl Locher, WUWM Manager, Finance & Administration, 414-227-3355
Kim Matthews, WUWM Membership Manager, 414-227-3355
Bruce Winter, WUWM Program Manager, 414-227-3355
The Director/General Manager reports to Dr. Rodney Swain (414-229-5895), Dean of the UWM College of Letters and Science.