Eleanor Peterson

Lake Effect Intern

Eleanor is a graduate student at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, working towards two Master's degrees: one in Library and Information Science and one in Music History and Literature. She was an intern at Minnesota Public Radio in the summer of 2012 in the digital archive department.

Currently, she is an intern with WUWM's Lake Effect program - editing interviews, writing article summaries of interviews and conducting interviews. After graduation, she hopes to work in public radio.

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Politics & Government
3:34 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Son of Slain Sikh Temple Leader to Challenge Paul Ryan in 2014

Amardeep "Amar" Kaleka for Congress 2014.
Credit theprevailingethos.com

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Amar Kaleka, who has announced he will run for Congress against Paul Ryan in 2014.

It's official: Congressman Paul Ryan will face competition from one of at least two Democrats in the 2014 election.

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Education
11:38 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Award-Winning Educator Shares Secrets to Successful Teaching (Including Hugs)

Lauren Boyd (center) attending a daily assembly with special education teacher Megan Miller (left) and the scholars.
Mitch Teich, Lake Effect

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with teacher Lauren Boyd and Principal Maggy Olson.

An award-winning young educator and her principal share their ideas on what makes an effective teacher.

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Environment
11:27 am
Mon November 4, 2013

During the Fall Migration, Attract Birds to Your Own Backyard

Hummingbirds are one of the many bird species to attract to your own backyard during their fall migration period.
Credit AnnCam, flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Ken Keffer and Stacy Tornio.

Leaves changing color and birds migrating are just two signs of fall coming. Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer advise everybody to go out into nature and watch. 

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Health & Science
11:06 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Astrophysicist Looks at the World through the Rear View Mirror

Powered by a central white pulsar, the Crab Nebula contains rapid rotation, a strong magnetic field that generates jets of matter and anti-matter, and an intense outward wind.
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with Dave Goldberg.

Astrophysicist Dave Goldberg asks a basic question - in a world of matter and anti-matter - why are we here?

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Economy & Business
10:44 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Simmer Truck Looks Forward to Warming Up Milwaukee This Winter

Steve Perlstein and Jennifer Block in front of The Simmer Truck, excited to serve Milwaukeeans through the winter.
Credit simmermilwaukee.com

Back in June, Steve Perlstein visited Lake Effect to introduce us to The Simmer Truck. Five months later, the truck is thriving.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich chats with Steve Perlstein and Jennifer Block.

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