Audrey Nowakowski

Lake Effect Producer

Audrey is a producer for Lake Effect. She is involved with every aspect of the show - from conducting interviews to editing audio to posting web stories and mixing the show together.

Her regular segments include Fit For You and film discussions. Before becoming a full-time producer, Audrey interned for Lake Effect starting in 2014 and joined the team full-time in the spring of 2015.

Audrey is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch University where she majored in Communication Arts and minored in History and English. She has also worked with 91.7 WMSE producing public service announcements.

Ways to Connect

Mohammadali F. / Flickr

As we age, our connections to our community can falter or strengthen. Lost connections can especially occur when one lives alone. Islands of Milwaukee is a two-year project designed to help engage senior citizens and others who are living alone.

milwaukeepublictheatre.org

For forty years, Milwaukee Public Theatre has taken its art to the streets. And the neighborhoods. And the schools. 

Aidan Wakely-Mulroney, Flickr

For the fourth year in a row, many of Milwaukee's famous city landmarks, and some lesser-known hidden treasures, will be opening their doors to visitors.

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Occasional August openings tease the traditional Labor Day start of the fall arts season, whether it’s plays, concerts, exhibition openings or dance.

jcreativestudio / Flying Car Milwaukee

Last week, Apple made its latest major splash in the consumer electronics world when it unveiled the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch.

jordanellenberg.com

For most of us, math is terrifying.  Even if we did well in school, few of us see how math has anything to do with our everyday lives, save for calculating a tip or a batting average.

For the past three years, Americans have been looking back at the Civil War during its 150th anniversary.  The war, in many ways, still shapes America today - in areas such as race relations and the economy. 

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The weather has made a statement - summer is behind us. 

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It’s not unusual for Milwaukee Magazine to offer a guide to living in Milwaukee.

Wishbone Ash

There are a handful of bands who are associated with the 1970s genre affectionately known as Prog Rock – bands like Yes, Emerson Lake and Palmer, King Crimson, and…Wishbone Ash.

manpower.com

There's positive news in the Wisconsin employment picture. A quarterly hiring survey done by Manpower Group indicates that many Wisconsin employers believe they're going to be adding new staff in the fourth quarter of 2014. 

US Forest Service / Flickr

Students at most colleges and universities around the state are back in class at this point. For a group of students that spent the summer in Milwaukee, they take back with them lessons learned in developing environmental curricula for young people.

nataliemerchant.com

Natalie Merchant fans were disappointed when the singer had to cancel her July appearance in Milwaukee. 

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Articles in peer reviewed scientific journals feature a lead author, and secondary authors who also participated in the research the article presents.  But an increasing number of scientific projects are involving a potentially huge list of supporting researchers.

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Fresh produce is coming at us fast and furious as the last of the summer crops are coming out of the ground, and we’re getting ready for all of the things fall has to offer. 

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