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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Politics & Government
3:58 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

City of Milwaukee to File Federal Complaint Against Dynacare

Dynacare Laboratories admits losing the private information of more than 9,000 city workers and their families, the city contends, violating HIPAA laws.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Committee OKs MPS Plan to Turn Malcolm X School Building into Mixed Use Property

MPS has moved a step closer to selling its vacant Malcolm X school building to a developer. A Common Council committee gave the nod Wednesday.

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Politics & Government
2:03 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Wisconsin Supreme Court will Consider Photo ID

The justices will merge two challenges to Wisconsin's Photo ID law into one.

The high court will combine two lower court challenges, one filed by the NAACP and Voces de la Fontera, the other by the League of Women Voters.

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Environment
12:12 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Great Lakes Water Levels Rose Sharply in 2013

Lake Michigan up a foot but still below its historic average

Lake Michigan is up nearly a foot, lifting it from its lowest level since record-keeping began in 1918. Scientists credit heavy rain and snow.

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Education
1:00 am
Wed November 20, 2013

Wisconsin Will Soon Set Its Common Core Direction

Does Common Core equal wise academic standards or federal interference?

We could have a good idea of the direction Wisconsin will head on Common Core.  On Tuesday, members of an Assembly panel drew their conclusions.

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