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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Environment
12:58 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Trempealeau County will Stop Issuing New Sand Mining Permits

An overflow crowd applauded Monday night, when the Trempealeau County Board voted to stop issuing new permits for frack sand mining, for at least one year.

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Regional
5:16 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

DA Will Not File Charges Against Beer Hall Owner

Andy Kochanski acted within the law, when he shot and killed an armed robber, according to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.

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Politics & Government
12:13 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Wisconsin May Ban Employers From Demanding Social Media Access

Wisconsin employers could not ask workers or job applicants for their personal social media accounts, under a bill before a state Senate committee.

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Health & Science
2:38 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Walker Administration Will Alert 92,000 People Losing Medicaid Coverage

State Medicaid Director Brett Davis says a letter will go out Sept. 23, to adult participants with incomes exceeding 100% of the federal poverty level.

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Regional
1:51 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Report: A-Rod's Inner Circle Leaked Braun's Name

Did the Yankees' all star implicate the Brewers' Ryan Braun?

According to "60 Minutes", people close to baseball player Alex Rodriguez revealed that the Brewers' Ryan Braun was involved with performance-enhancing drugs.

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