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.


Economy & Business
4:44 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Business Journal of Milwaukee Celebrates 30 Years

The Business Journal of Milwaukee celebrates 30 years in print with a special issue.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Business Journal of Milwaukee's Mark Sabljak and Mark Kass.

It was 30 years ago that the Business Journal of Milwaukee printed its first issue. 

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Politics & Government
4:25 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Supporters Want 'Outspoken' Alderman Donovan to Run for Mayor

Reporter Larry Sandler took a closer look at Alderman Bob Donovan.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with reporter Larry Sandler.

When it comes to developments in city government in Milwaukee, there’s one thing you can almost guarantee – a public comment or a news release by Alderman Bob Donovan

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Health & Science
5:14 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Milwaukee Reports Big Decrease in Teen Pregnancies

Ads, like this one, aimed at decreasing the teen pregnancy rate were part of the city of Milwaukee's approach to the issue.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says the city has met and exceeded its goal to reduce the teen pregnancy rate earlier than expected.

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Health & Science
5:03 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Zambian Pharmacists Train in Wisconsin to Improve Patient Care

Zambian pharmacists are studying American pharmaceuticals to better serve Zambians with HIV/AIDS.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews four pharmacists from Zambia, Elvis Kasongo, Enock Chikatula, Bwalya Simunyola, and Davies Kampamba.

For the past three decades, doctors and pharmacists have worked together to eliminate HIV/AIDS around the world. And recently that partnership is getting renewed attention in Wisconsin.

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3:20 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Group Changes Minds About Inner City Neighborhoods

Lindsay Heights is one of the many neighborhoods that LISC Milwaukee is helping revitalize.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Christopher Boston and Dawn Hutchison-Weiss.

We’ve all heard the negative stereotypes of inner-city Milwaukee as a place in crisis. Violence and crime, high rates of foreclosures, problems with drugs are all often linked with the inner city.

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