Cynthia Akey http://wuwm.com en Happy Thanksgiving from WUWM! http://wuwm.com/post/happy-thanksgiving-wuwm <p>WUWM wishes all of our listeners a pie-tastic Thanksgiving this year.</p><p>We hope you have the opportunity to spend time with those who matter most.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:24:02 +0000 Cynthia Akey 18316 at http://wuwm.com Happy Thanksgiving from WUWM! WUWM 89.7 FM Participates in #Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3 http://wuwm.com/post/wuwm-897-fm-participates-giving-tuesday-dec-3 <p>You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday... well, here’s a day to give back. This national initiative celebrates giving and encourages individuals to give better and give smarter during the holiday season. Support organizations that matter in your life. Give back to your community.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:33:49 +0000 Cynthia Akey 18291 at http://wuwm.com WUWM 89.7 FM Participates in #Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3 MPTV and WUWM 89.7 FM Tackle the Impact of High Incarceration Rates http://wuwm.com/post/mptv-and-wuwm-897-fm-tackle-impact-high-incarceration-rates <p><strong>Black Men in Prison: Why are so many Wisconsinites behind bars, and what are the costs?</strong></p><p>In the 2010 Census, Wisconsin had the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in the nation. One of every eight black men of working age is behind bars. In Milwaukee County, more than half of African American men in their thirties have served time in prison.</p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:51:57 +0000 Cynthia Akey 17367 at http://wuwm.com MPTV and WUWM 89.7 FM Tackle the Impact of High Incarceration Rates Order your NPR: Plugged In / WUWM T-Shirt http://wuwm.com/post/order-your-npr-plugged-wuwm-t-shirt <p><strong>Support your love of NPR and WUWM when you wear<br />the NPR: Plugged In T-Shirt!</strong></p><p>WUWM is offering this shirt for sale for <strong>ONE-WEEK ONLY: Mon. 10/28 to Mon. 11/4</strong>.<br />The NPR: Plugged In T-shirt also has the WUWM logo on the right sleeve.</p><p>Details: 100% combed ringspun cotton.<br /><span _mce_style="color: #d2232a;" style="color: #d2232a;">Available in men's and women's sizes&nbsp; (XS - XXL). </span>View sizing charts in slideshow above. FYI, shirts are a slimmer fit. If in doubt, order a size up.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:50:39 +0000 Cynthia Akey 16226 at http://wuwm.com Order your NPR: Plugged In / WUWM T-Shirt WUWM and Market Enginuity Welcome Renee Gilbertson http://wuwm.com/post/wuwm-and-market-enginuity-welcome-renee-gilbertson <p>Market Enginuity is pleased to announce <a href="http://wuwm.com/people/renee-gilbertson" target="_blank">Renee Gilbertson</a> as a Corporate Sponsorship Sales Representative for WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio.</p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:55:32 +0000 Cynthia Akey 15608 at http://wuwm.com WUWM and Market Enginuity Welcome Renee Gilbertson Meet WUWM 89.7 FM at the Wisconsin State Fair! http://wuwm.com/post/meet-wuwm-897-fm-wisconsin-state-fair <p>Sunday, August 4th is <a href="http://www.wistatefair.com/wp/uw-milwaukee-day/" target="_blank">UW-Milwaukee Day</a> at Wisconsin State Fair.</p><p><strong>Sunday, August 4, 2013 • 9 - 5 p.m.</strong><br>Wisconsin State Fair Park - Central Park</p><p>Come learn what’s new at UW-Milwaukee and visit Milwaukee Public Radio’s booth in Central Park.</p><p>Meet WUWM’s on-air journalists – Marge Pitrof (9 am to noon), Bonnie North and Amy Kiley (3 - 5 pm).</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 22:21:47 +0000 Cynthia Akey 8677 at http://wuwm.com Meet WUWM 89.7 FM at the Wisconsin State Fair! WUWM Welcomes David Felland as Chief Engineer http://wuwm.com/post/wuwm-welcomes-david-felland-chief-engineer <p>In July, David Felland joined WUWM as Chief Engineer. David brings many years of experience in both public television and radio.</p><p>“I am looking forward to working with the professional staff at WUWM. The challenge I enjoy is to provide excellent multimedia services that are seamless to our listeners.”<br><br>WUWM welcomes him to the station.</p><p><a href="http://www.wuwm.com/people/david-felland" target="_blank">Learn more</a> about David Felland.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 15:37:13 +0000 Cynthia Akey 7241 at http://wuwm.com WUWM Welcomes David Felland as Chief Engineer WUWM Partners with Market Enginuity http://wuwm.com/post/wuwm-partners-market-enginuity <p>WUWM 89.7 FM – Milwaukee Public Radio has partnered with Market Enginuity, a Phoenix-based company, to grow future corporate support for the station. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:33:27 +0000 Cynthia Akey 7177 at http://wuwm.com WUWM Partners with Market Enginuity Make an Impact. Give to WUWM by June 30. http://wuwm.com/post/make-impact-give-wuwm-june-30 <p>As WUWM wraps up its fiscal year on <strong>Sunday, June 30</strong>, there is <strong>9% left</strong> to reach the $1.6 million membership goal in the <strong>next 3 days</strong>.<br><br> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:00:40 +0000 Cynthia Akey 6003 at http://wuwm.com Make an Impact. Give to WUWM by June 30. Project Milwaukee: Power Switch Series & Forum http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-power-switch-series-forum <p>WUWM's latest <em>Project Milwaukee</em> series explores the growth of green energy in Wisconsin.</p><p><a href="http://www.wuwm.com/projectmilwaukee"><strong>PROJECT MILWAUKEE: POWER SWITCH</strong></a><br><em>The Promise and Reality of Green Energy in Wisconsin</em></p><p><strong>LISTEN TO THE SERIES: JUNE 10 - 14 </strong><br>During <em>Morning Edition</em> and <em>Lake Effect</em>, WUWM News reporters and Lake Effect Producers will examine factors prompting interest in renewable energy, and how Wisconsin compares with the rest of the country.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 18:46:11 +0000 Cynthia Akey 4561 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Power Switch Series & Forum