Marge Pitrof

News Director

Marge has been with WUWM since it changed formats from music to news and information in the late 1980’s. Searching for a place where she could produce in-depth journalism, Marge was hired by WUWM as a reporter. For several years, Marge also hosted Morning Edition.

While a reporter, Marge was a frequent contributor to NPR and won numerous awards for her work.

Since fall of 2000, Marge has been managing the news department but still has the occasional opportunity to produce stories.

Prior to joining WUWM, Marge worked in commercial radio both as an afternoon news anchor and a field reporter. She also worked for short periods at a few TV stations.

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11:21 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Primer on Common Core Standards for Wisconsin

Legislators debating whether Wisconsin should continue implementing new national education standards

As Wisconsin debates how to proceed with Common Core in public schools, here are comparisons between the old and new academic standards.

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11:49 am
Tue December 10, 2013

VIDEO: Sunday's Chain Reaction Pileup on Hwy 41/45

Sunday's Chain Reaction Pileup on Hwy 41/45
Credit Wisconsin Department of Transportation

The Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation the released traffic cam video showing how a massive pileup developed during Sunday's heavy snow, on Highway 41/45 near Germantown.

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1:00 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Photos: Future Bakers Whip Up Gingerbread Houses

Monica opts for Day of the Dead design

MATC baking and pastry students have been building gingerbread houses. Those judged best win scholarship money.

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Politics & Government
3:08 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Walker Summons Legislature to Extend BadgerCare for Thousands

Gov. Walker proposing three-month extension for obtaining private health insurance

Gov. Walker will call legislators into special session Dec. 2, to give people losing BadgerCare three more months to enroll in the federal exchange.

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11:03 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Busy Travel Period Commences - Delays Probable on Certain Stretches

Wisconsin travelers will hit the the road for Thanksgiving and the gun deer hunt

Wisconsin expects its heaviest traffic today, tomorrow, Wednesday and the Sunday after Thanksgiving, because of the holiday and the deer hunt.

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