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 summer 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.

  • WUWM News Intern

    Amanda Becker is a summer intern for WUWM News. She is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, pursuing a degree in journalism.

    While Amanda is originally from Illinois, she enjoys exploring all that Milwaukee has to offer in...

  • 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...

  • 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 Intern

    Edyn Herbert is an intern with WUWM's Lake Effect program. The Milwaukee native is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh studying communications and non-fiction writing as well as pursuing a public and professional writing...

  • Eric Von was the host of Precious Lives, a series that was created in partnership with 371 Productions, WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio, the Milwaukee Journal...

  • 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...

  • Lake Effect Intern

    Kati Kokal is a summer intern for WUWM's Lake Effect program. She is a student at the University of Missouri- Columbia studying Print and Digital International Journalism and Women and Gender Studies.

    Kati is trilingual and in...

  • 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...

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