People

  • Race & Ethnicity Reporter

    Aisha Turner joined WUWM in 2017 as the station’s first Race and Ethnicity Reporter. She previously collaborated with the station on Precious Lives – an award-winning...

  • WUWM News Intern

    Alex Groth is a news intern at WUWM. She is a student at Marquette University studying Journalism.

    In her free time, Alex enjoys exploring Milwaukee and running on the lakefront.

  • 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

  • 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 Producer

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

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

  • 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 Assistant Producer

    Maayan Silver is an assistant producer for WUWM's Lake Effect program. She is also a practicing criminal defense attorney, NPR listener and student of journalism and radio production.

  • News Reporter

    Marti, a Waukesha native, joined the WUWM news team in February of 1999. Previously, she was an anchor and reporter at WTMJ in Milwaukee, WIBA in Madison, and WLIP in Kenosha.

    Marti’s work has been recognized by RTNDA, the Wisconsin...

  • Lake Effect Intern

    Meredith Waters is an intern with WUWM's Lake Effect program. She is a student at Marquette University studying Corporate Communication and Sociology.

    In her free time, she likes exploring Milwaukee, especially the food joints.<...

  • Lake Effect Executive Producer / Co-host

    Mitch joined WUWM in February 2006 as the Executive Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.

    He brings over 25 years of broadcasting experience from radio stations across the country - in Iowa,...

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