Ann-Elise Henzl became news director in September 2017.
Prior to her appointment, she worked in the WUWM Newsroom for more than 20 years. She served in a number of roles, including executive producer of the award-winning Project Milwaukee series, substitute news anchor for Morning Edition, and general assignment reporter.
Ann-Elise has been recognized for her work on numerous occasions, such as when she and a colleague shared the national Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (for best use of sound in a story).
Ann-Elise has English and Mass Communication degrees from UW-Milwaukee, and attended Marquette University for two years.
When she's not at work, she often can be found at one of the area's dog parks, with her pal, Peabody.