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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Arts & Culture
1:00 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Milwaukee's Tattoo History on Display at Art Museum

Dietzel, early and late

The Milwaukee Art Museum planned an exhibit – with Harley-Davidson in mind. When thousands of riders celebrate its 110th anniversary this month, they can see the museum’s first-ever display of tattoo art.

Two Milwaukee men made it possible - both tattoo artists.  One arrived a long time ago – in 1913, Amund Dietzel. It’s his story, the museum chronicles. There are photographs of him, tattooed from neck to ankle.

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5:31 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Iraq War Veteran Sentenced for Killing His Wife

A judge on Friday handed Benjamin Sebena a life sentence, with no parole for 35 years. He pleaded guilty to killing 30-year-old Jennifer Sebena, a Wauwatosa police officer.

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11:02 am
Fri August 9, 2013

State Fire Marshall Investigating Blaze that Killed Local Businesswoman

Sarah Brucker died in her Delafield condo, after it caught fire Wednesday night. She opened Blush Beauty Boutique in Milwaukee and has two young children.

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10:57 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Central and Northeast Wisconsin Work to Recover from Severe Storms

The storm tore the roof off of this house in Kaukauna, WI.
Wm. Glasheen/Post-Crescent Media (Appleton, WI)

Two tornadoes and powerful winds whipped through parts of Wisconsin late Tuesday and early Wednesday. The storms flattened structures, including barns and a church.

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Politics & Government
3:27 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Reports of Police Warning Spectators at State Capitol

Several people watching the daily protests at the Wisconsin Capitol say police have warned them, they could be arrested and fined.

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