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
1:00 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Many Milwaukee Voters Finally Hearing about April 1 Referendum

Spring ballot in Milwaukee County contains question

The question that will be on all ballots in Milwaukee County, asks voters whether or not to cut county supervisors' salaries.

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Politics & Government
3:41 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Assembly OKs Governor's Plan to Cut Taxes

The Wisconsin Assembly voted 61-35 on Tuesday to pass Gov. Walker's proposed $504 million in tax cuts. The item now heads to his desk.

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Politics & Government
3:18 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Freedom From Religion Foundation Demands Walker Delete Message

Gov. Walker's Facebook and Twitter accounts posted "Philippians 4:13"  on Sunday, an apparent reference to a Bible passage.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Ideas for Redeveloping Milwaukee's Downtown Lakefront

View from southeast above Summerfest grounds showing Milwaukee Promenade and the Crescent. A park would link pedestrians and bicyclists to the lake from downtown without crossing traffic.
Credit L & M Keane

Two architecture professors hope their sketches of how Milwaukee could remake its lakefront generate discussion and more ideas.

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Regional
12:39 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

VIDEO: UW-Milwaukee Men's Basketball Team Literally Dances into 'Big Dance' NCAA Tournament

UWM's men's basketball team dances along to Pharrell William's 'Happy' song before heading to New York to play in the NCAA Tournament.
Credit UWM

With two Wisconsin basketball teams heading to the "Big Dance," March Madness has hit Milwaukee hard.

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