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
11:57 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Analyst: Tax Cut Would Please Some Homeowners While Boosting Structural Deficit

Republicans says Wisconsin's downward trajectory continues, in terms of taxes.

The Legislature's Joint Finance committee has unanimously advanced Gov. Walker's proposed $100 million property tax cut, to take effect this year.

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Education
12:04 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

MPS Enrollment Ticks Upward

Districts reports enrollment up, at several high-performing schools

Milwaukee Public Schools has grown by about 40 students over last year, following nearly a decade of declining enrollment.

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Environment
11:45 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Waukesha Submits Application for Lake Michigan Water

Waukesha will need about 10 million gallons each day

The Waukesha Water Utility on Monday submitted its application to the DNR, to take and return Great Lakes water, starting by 2018.

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Education
1:31 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

UW System to Expand Pay Scales of Some Positions

The UW Board of Regents says it must offer competitive salaries to lure top talent. One legislator calls the move, rewarding the  "administrative elite."

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Politics & Government
3:16 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Governor Proposes Fast Track Property Tax Cut

Gov. Walker and Republican leaders have unveiled a plan to provide $100 million in property tax relief.

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