Erin Toner

News Reporter

Erin Toner is a reporter for WUWM. Erin was WUWM's All Things Considered local host from 2006 to 2010. She began her public radio career in 1999 at WMUK in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Prior to joining WUWM in 2006, Toner spent five years at WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan.

During her career, Toner has served as a mentor for NPR's Next Generation Radio project, trained and mentored college students and taught a news reporting course at Michigan State University. She holds a degree in journalism from Michigan State University.

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Health & Science
1:00 am
Wed January 15, 2014

'Navigators' in Milwaukee Seek Out Barriers to Good Health

Milwaukee resident Chanta Brown (left) and Children's Hospital community navigator Tunisia Sims (right).

A number of efforts are underway in Milwaukee to improve health outcomes for low-income residents.

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Health & Science
10:37 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

New Brand of Nurse-Led Health Clinics Target Milwaukee's Underserved

Nurse practitioner Susan Thaller and her patient, 10-year-old Earron Davis, at the new Children's Primary Care Clinic on Milwaukee's north side.

A new brand of health clinic is cropping up more frequently across the country - clinics run by nurses.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Milwaukee Bike Courier Braves Arctic Blast

Steven Feih owns Milwaukee Courier Company. He and his team work outside no matter the elements.

While many people holed up at home or in a warm office Monday, to escape the record-breaking cold weather, some in the Milwaukee area weren’t so lucky.

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Arts & Culture
1:00 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Milwaukee Student Sings Her Way to National Award

Shampriel Morrise, a student at Milwaukee High School of the Arts, received the YoungArts Merit Award from the National YoungArts Foundation for her singing talent.

As part of our end-of-the-year series, "Life’s Voices," we bring you a profile of Shampriel Morrise. She's a junior at Milwaukee High School of the Arts.

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Health & Science
1:00 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Groups Ramp Up Outreach as Healthcare Enrollment Deadline Looms

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett addresses reporters Monday at Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph campus, urging residents to enroll in new insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act.

People in Wisconsin without health insurance have less than a week to buy a plan on the new federal exchange in order for coverage to begin in January.

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