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
Fri September 20, 2013

Milwaukee County Leaders Disagree Over Extent of Help Needed to Enroll People in Health Exchange

County leaders are deciding how much to commit to help residents enroll in the new federal health care marketplace

Milwaukee County Board Chair Marina Dimitrijevic wants the county to spend $1.1 million, helping people enroll in the new federal health care exchange.

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Health & Science
12:32 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

List of Health Insurance Plans Available in Wisconsin Exchange

Thirteen companies will sell health insurance to individuals, while nine will sell plans to businesses. People and groups can enroll, starting Oct. 1.

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Politics & Government
11:51 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Vukmir, Group at Odds Over Her Release of Public Records

Sen. Vukmir says she has complied with a public records request, involving her work with ALEC

Senator Leah Vukmir and an investigative group have differing viewpoints, over whether she's turned over all public records the group requested.

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Politics & Government
5:45 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Administration Hopes to Recover More Medicaid Money from Estates

Wisconsin may become more aggressive at pursuing the assets of people who were on Medicaid.

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Health & Science
12:41 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Milwaukee County Preparing to Help Residents Enroll in Federal Exchange

County will also join efforts to educate people about the Affordable Healthcare Act, as its exchange prepares to open

Starting Oct. 1, Americans can enroll in health care plans offered in the new federal marketplace. Milwaukee County is training staff to assist people.

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Education
10:35 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Most Wisconsin Public Schools Meet or Exceed Expectations

According to the Dept. of Public Instruction, 88% of (1,910) schools met or exceeded expectations in 2012, while three percent (58 schools) failed to meet expectations.

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Environment
2:59 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

State Senate Will Not Vote Tuesday on Limiting Access to Proposed Mine Site

The author of a bill restricting how close people can get to a proposed mine in northern Wisconsin says he does not have enough votes.

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Health & Science
10:54 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Be Wary of Scams as National Health Insurance Enrollment Period Approaches

On October first, Americans can begin enrolling in health insurance plans on the new federal exchange. Consumer advocates expect criminals to mislead people.

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Education
4:58 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

No Consensus on What Wisconsin Should Demand of Voucher Schools

As Wisconsin sends more money to private schools for voucher students, lawmakers consider ways to safeguard the investment.

People testified for hours Thursday, on what taxpayers should expect from the private schools getting public money for Choice or voucher students.

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Economy & Business
12:56 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Wisconsin Lures Light Maker, 400 Jobs from Gurnee

Kenall Manufacturing plans to move its offices and factory to Kenosha, as soon as the company and Wisconsin leaders agree on a package of financial incentives.

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