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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Education
10:26 am
Mon March 3, 2014

New MPS Teacher Getting into the “Rhythm” of Teaching Second Grade

Dan Graves blends English and Spanish in his second grade classroom
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

With the MPS school year about two-thirds over, we’re checking in again with new La Escuela Fratney teacher Dan Graves.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Schools, State Warn Wisconsin Students about the Dangers of Heroin

The principal at Whitefish Bay High School received this packet of fliers and posters earlier this week
Credit Cassie Medved, Whitefish Bay High School

With dozens of young people dying every year of heroin overdoses, the Dept. of Justice is mailing packets of materials to high schools to educate students.

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Regional
5:51 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Another Guard Member Suspended in Casket Photo Incident

Two members of the Wisconsin National Guard have been suspended, as officials look into a photo that was shared on Instagram.

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Regional
4:39 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Marquette University Eliminating 105 Jobs

Credit Dave Reid, Flickr

The Rev. Robert Wild announced Wednesday that Marquette will reduce its employee base by laying off 25 workers, and leaving other positions unfilled.

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Education
4:36 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

MPS Superintendent Thornton Leaving for Job in Baltimore

Superintendent Gregory Thornton has held his MPS post for nearly four years

MPS board member Terry Falk told WUWM's Bob Bach that Gregory Thornton's decision to move is not a great surprise. Falk says he expects a current MPS employee will be tabbed as interim superintendent.

Gregory Thornton, who’s served as superintendent of the state’s largest school district since 2010, is stepping down from his post.

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