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  • News Director

    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...

  • 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

  • Lake Effect Intern

    Ben Binversie is an intern with WUWM's Lake Effect. He graduated from Grinnell College with a history major and policy studies concentration.

    Aside from telling and eagerly listening to fascinating stories, Ben devotes his time...

  • It's Alright, Ma, It's Only Music Host

    Bob Reitman started his radio career at WUWM in 1966, when he started hosting a poetry show called Sense Waves. He later served as the host of an alternative music show called It’s Alright, Ma, It’s Only Music. The title of...

  • It's Alright, Ma, It's Only Music Host

    Bobby loves Milwaukee and music. After graduating high school, he toured the country with his band, Cougar Den, making it to SXSW as well as to both coasts. After leaving the band, Bobby studied teaching and history at UWM for two years, and...

  • Lake Effect Producer / Co-host

    Bonnie joined WUWM in March 2006 as the Arts Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.

    Bonnie spent over twenty years working as a director, technician and stage manager in professional, educational,...

  • Program Director

    Bruce started in radio at age 17 at, you guessed it, WUWM. After graduating from UWM with a degree in Mass Communication, he held radio jobs around southeastern Wisconsin as a reporter, traffic guy, deejay and newscaster.

    As WUWM's...

  • Director / General Manager

    Dave Edwards has been Director / General Manager of WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio since 1985. Under his leadership, the station has expanded its local programming efforts, community based fund raising and partnerships with many organizations in...

  • Lake Effect Intern

    Gabrielle Powell is an intern with WUWM's Lake Effect. She is a senior at Marquette University studying business administration and biological sciences.

    Gabrielle is the general manager for Marquette Radio, Milwaukee's only...

  • Lake Effect Producer

    Joy Powers joined WUWM January 2016 as a producer for Lake Effect. Most recently, she was a director and producer for Afternoon Shift, on WBEZ-fm, Chicago Public Radio.

    Joy grew up in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, where she...

  • News Reporter

    LaToya Dennis joined WUWM in October 2006 as a reporter / producer. LaToya began her career in public radio as a part-time reporter for WKAR AM/FM in East Lansing, Michigan. She worked as general assignment reporter for WKAR for one and a half...

  • Lake Effect Intern

    Lauren Keene is an intern for WUWM's Lake Effect.

    She is a journalism student at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Lauren also writes about (mostly) music for Milwaukee Record and Shepherd Express.

  • Digital Producer

    Lauren became WUWM's digital producer in July 2018.

    Most recently, she was doing all things digital as associate editor for Discover magazine and Drone360 magazine. Before that, Lauren was writing and editing marketing...

  • Announcer

    Lauri joined WUWM in November 2017 as an announcer.

    As a freshman majoring in Broadcast Communications at Marquette University, she thought she wanted to work in TV until she realized she didn’t like lighting sets. So a walk across the...

  • News Reporter

    Maayan Silver started as a reporter for WUWM News in March 2018. Before that, she spent two years as an assistant producer for WUWM's Lake Effect.

    Maayan was previously a criminal defense attorney.

    She loves listening to...

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