LaToya Dennis

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 years while working toward a master's degree in Journalism from Michigan State University. While at WKAR, she covered General Motors plant closings, city and state government, and education among other critical subjects.

Before coming to public radio, LaToya interned at the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan. She also took part in NPR's 2005 Next Generation Radio Project in Kansas City, Missouri as well as NPR's summer 2006 Next Generation Radio Project in Indianapolis, Indiana.

LaToya holds both a Bachelor's degree and a Masters degree in journalism from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Dennis is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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Education
3:12 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

UWM Names Interim Chancellor

Mark Money has been named Interim Chancellor of UWM
Credit UW Milwaukee

UW-Milwaukee has a new interim chancellor. Mark Mone will take over for Chancellor Mike Lovell on May 31. Mone is a professor of management with the Lubar School of Business. For the last two years he’s served as the Chancellor’s Designee for Strategic Planning and Campus Climate. Mone says he’s ready to jump right in.

“This is no time to take our foot off the gas pedal. In fact, if we let off at all, we will fall behind. We will not be able to stay in the all competitive race that we have today on research, on our student success on a number of different fronts,” Mone says.

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Economy & Business
9:20 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Kohl Announces New Bucks Owners

Herb Kohl announces tentative deal to sell the Milwaukee Bucks

  A figurative sign outside the Bradley Center reads “SOLD”.

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Politics & Government
9:51 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Walker's Bid for Second Term Rallies Base

Gov. Walker announces bid for re-election at State Fair Park in West Allis.
Credit LaToya Dennis

Governor Walker is officially in re-election mode.

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Economy & Business
6:00 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Reverse Job Fair: Selling Young Professionals On Opportunities Available in Milwaukee

Mayor Tom Barrett speaking to people at a YP event at city hall last year
Credit LaToya Dennis

Young professionals are gathering in Milwaukee this week for the second annual YP Week.

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Politics & Government
5:09 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Mayor Barrett Proposes Milwaukee Hire Ex-Offenders to Fill Potholes

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett helps fill a pothole
Credit LaToya Dennis

Potholes are difficult to miss in Milwaukee because of the harsh winter and city leaders have a plan for bringing more workers aboard to patch.

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