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
12:02 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Wisconsin Democratic Women, GOP Gear Up for November, 2014

While Republican activists fan out to register voters, Democratic women have formed a new PAC. Both camps know they have about one year to prevail.

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Politics & Government
5:06 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Local Rules for Mining a Hot Issue

There has been no shortage of opinions Thursday, on a bill to limit local regulation of mining. The Senate Committee took in hours of public comment before calling it a day at 7 pm.

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Politics & Government
11:21 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Ryan May Face Familiar Opponent

Democrat Rob Zerban says he will jump into another race to try to unseat GOP Congressman Paul Ryan. Ryan turned back Zerban 55 to 43 percent in 2012.

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Health & Science
1:51 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Milwaukee Exceeds Goal for Reducing Teen Pregnancy

In 2008, the City of Milwaukee set a goal: lower the teen birth rate 46 percent by 2015. The city has surpassed the goal, three years ahead of schedule.

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Politics & Government
12:33 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Menominee Tell Governor They Meet His Requirements for a Kenosha Casino

Gov. Walker says he'll likely announce by Friday, whether he approves or denies the development of a Hard Rock casino at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park.

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Politics & Government
3:53 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Assembly Won't Tackle Local Mining Regulations Bill This Fall

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says his chamber is too busy to consider a divisive Senate bill to limit local power over mining operations.

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Politics & Government
11:06 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Menominee: Gaming Compacts Equal Consent for a Kenosha Casino

The Menominee tribe says it will meet Gov. Walker's criteria for building a new casino, including consensus among 11 tribes, even though two remain opposed.

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Politics & Government
11:52 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Glimpse into Gov. Walker's Book

The Associated Press has gotten a copy of the governor's book, "Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge," set for release on Nov. 19.

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Regional
5:42 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Oneida On Board With A Kenosha Casino

According to a statement from Wisconsin's Menominee Tribe, the Oneida Nation has granted its consent to the creation of a casino in Kenosha.

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Politics & Government
5:30 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Bill Would Limit Communities' Ability to Disrupt Non-Metallic Mining Operations

Two Wisconsin legislators have introduced a bill prohibiting local governments from regulating air and water quality, the use of explosives and disposal sites.

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