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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Arts & Culture
5:34 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Actor Adds a Little Wisconsin to 'Jersey Boys'

Barry Anderson (far right) plays producer and songwriter Bob Crewe in the national tour of the hit Broadway musical "Jersey Boys," now playing in Milwaukee.
Credit Joan Marcus

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews actor Barry Anderson about his role in "Jersey Boys."

Did you know that producer behind many of The Four Seasons' biggest hits also wrote “Lady Marmalade” and “Afternoon Delight?”

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Economy & Business
4:42 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Analysis: County Employees Could Pay More for Health Care Under Proposed Budget

City and county officials are in the process of assembling the 2014 budgets.
Credit Philip Taylor PT, Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the Public Policy Forum's Rob Henken about city and county budget proposals.

Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Chris Abele have both issued their proposed budgets for the coming fiscal year, and debate on those documents is underway.

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World
2:41 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

UNICEF CEO Zeroes in on Preventing Children's Deaths Globally

I Believe in Zero: Learning from the World's Children, written by UNICEF CEO Caryl Stern.
Credit UNICEF

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews UNICEF CEO Caryl Stern.

Children everywhere are among the most vulnerable parts of the population, but no more so than in the developing world. 

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Economy & Business
2:00 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Analyst: Wisconsin's Politics More Stable Than Federal Government's Uncertainty

Congress has avoided a potential crisis at the last minute.
Credit Getty Images

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Lake Effect Contributor Art Cyr.

Faced with a midnight deadline for extending America’s authority to borrow money, Congressional leaders reached a long-awaited deal to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government.

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Arts & Culture
5:11 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Photog Captures 'Tough Kind of Beauty' in Daily Life on Wisconsin Farm

Gordy Lamberty hands make this tough kind of beauty possible.
Craig Schreiner

Lake Effect's Eleanor Peterson interviews photojournalist Craig Schreiner.

Sometimes during the hustle and bustle of the city life, people need to escape. Some escape to the country roads of Wisconsin, looking for that serenity.

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