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
11:41 am
Thu October 3, 2013

DNR: State Parks and Recreational Areas Remain Open

DNR urges people to head to state parks to enjoy fall; federal lands remain closed due to government shutdown.

While the federal government shutdown has closed federal recreational areas in Wisconsin, people can still visit state-owned lands.

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12:25 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

MPS Teacher Awarded National Honor

Teacher Sarah Berndt was surprised at a school assembly Wednesday morning, when she was named a national model.
Credit Milken Educator Awards

Sarah Berndt, a Spanish and technology teacher at Milwaukee's Reagan College Preparatory High School, has received a Milken Educator Award.

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Politics & Government
10:10 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Milwaukee Fire Chief Suspends Nine Firefighters

The nine are reportedly being investigated for inappropriate conduct and damaging the inside of a fire station on the city's north side.

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Politics & Government
12:00 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Federal Government Shutdown Effects in Wisconsin

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Credit Wonder_Al, Flickr

Among federal agencies sending workers home in Wisconsin - Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, U.S. Geological Survey's water monitoring center and Fort McCoy.

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Politics & Government
1:46 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Governor Issues Declaration to Hasten Repairs on Major Green Bay Bridge

Engineers are calculating ways to fortify the bridge

On Wednesday, the state closed the I-43 Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay, after a section of it sank more than two feet. Engineers say a support pillar settled, causing the dip.

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