Ann-Elise Henzl

News Reporter / Executive Director of Project Milwaukee

Ann-Elise Henzl has been a reporter at WUWM since 1993. She got her foot in the door three years earlier, as a newsroom student intern. Ann-Elise divides her time between daily general assignment reporting and working on longer, researched stories. Ann-Elise is also Executive Producer of WUWM's Project Milwaukee series.

Ann-Elise has won numerous awards, including the national Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association (for best use of sound in a story). In addition, she has frequently been recognized for her reporting on the welfare system, the environment, and health care.

Ann-Elise earned English and Mass Communication degrees from UW-Milwaukee.

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Politics & Government
12:21 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Analyst: Iowa GOP Audience Hears a More Conservative, Forceful Gov. Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker met potential supporters in Iowa over the weekend, where he participated in a couple high-profile political events.

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Regional
10:54 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Walker Rejects Menominee Plans for Tribal Casino in Kenosha

Supporters of the proposed Hard Rock casino in Kenosha say it would have created hundreds of jobs, and helped the Menominee tribe climb out of poverty
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker has turned down the Menominee Nation's bid to develop a casino at the site of the former Kenosha greyhound track.

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Life's Voices
1:00 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Life's Voices: Sherrie Tussler Drawn to Social Services Career

After heading a homeless shelter in town, Tussler has spent nearly 20 years running the Hunger Task Force in Milwaukee

Sherrie Tussler, long-time executive director of the Hunger Task Force in Milwaukee, had planned to be an art teacher.

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Education
12:05 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

New Chancellor’s Goals Include Supporting Predecessors’ Projects

Mark Mone is the ninth chancellor of UWM
Credit Courtesy of University of Wisconsin System

Mark Mone became UW-Milwaukee’s new chancellor this week.

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Regional
11:44 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Milwaukee Native Fights for Human Rights in Afghanistan

Kimberley Motley in Afghanistan
Credit Kimberley Motley, Facebook

Attorney Kimberley Motley returned to her hometown last weekend to speak at MATC’s graduation.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Walker's Wisconsin: How Does He Want the Nation to View the State?

Analysts say Gov. Walker needs Wisconsin to look good to a national audience, if he seeks the GOP presidential nomination in 2016
Credit Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Wisconsin’s governor has been comparing the state to the federal government, saying Wisconsin is more efficient and innovative.

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Regional
7:02 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Dontre Hamilton Case: Protesters Crowd into City Hall

Protesters marching down Wisconsin Avenue in downtown Milwaukee.
Credit Light Brigading, Flickr

One person was arrested for disorderly conduct as demonstrators continued to call for charges in the police shooting death of Dontre Hamilton.

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Regional
6:05 am
Wed December 10, 2014

As County Committee Backs Couture Project, Supervisor Vows to Fight It

A rendering of the Couture Project.
Credit Rinka Chung Architecture

  A 44-story development proposed for Milwaukee’s lakefront got a boost this week.

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Regional
11:58 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Milwaukee Police Shooting: Why Hasn’t the DA Decided Yet Whether to Charge Officer?

Credit Dontre - Never Forget, Facebook

For months, protesters have been calling for charges in the death of Dontre Hamilton.

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Regional
9:11 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Life’s Voices: Taking a Stand for the Hungry

Duncan Shrout
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Duncan Shrout has been volunteering at the St. Ben’s Community Meal for more than 25 years.

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