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
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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Politics & Government
1:14 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Ryan, Baldwin, Johnson will Serve on Budget Compromise Committee

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan will be co-chair and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D) and Ron Johnson (R) members of the bipartisan panel.

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Politics & Government
11:08 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Moore Says She Knew Reasonable House Members Would Prevail

Rep. Moore says GOP has become the victim of its own success

Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore says she’s relieved the House and Senate are pulling the country back from the financial cliff.

Leaders on Wednesday agreed to reopen the government at least until mid-January and raise borrowing into February. Moore says the political stalemate has been frustrating, yet she thought it would end the way it did.

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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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