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
1:06 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Milwaukee Public Museum to Add 234 Solar Panels

Solar panels will replace the marble.
Milwaukee Public Museum

The Milwaukee Public Museum should begin generating electricity, by year's end. The museum is replacing its decaying marble facade with solar panels.

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Regional
12:44 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Mayor Says Shootings Could be the Result of Turf War

Four people were shot near 12th and Locust, including a 14-year-old boy, who died.

There have been more than a dozen shootings in Milwaukee, in the past week-and-a-half. The age of three victims: 14.

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Regional
11:59 am
Mon July 29, 2013

FBI Sweep Recovers 10 Young Milwaukee Women Forced into Prostitution

The FBI's four-day sweep, searching for pimps and women or girls forced into prostitution, recovered 10 victims 100 suspects.

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Environment
4:07 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Waukesha Residents Can Earn Rewards for Conserving Water

Rewards for less

Waukesha has signed a $4,000 contract with a company, to provide water users with discounts at local businesses, if the resident reduces water consumption compared with last year.

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Politics & Government
1:28 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Singalongs and Arrests Continue for Third Day at State Capitol

Inside Wisconsin's State Capitol on Wednesday, July 24.
Credit David Crowley

The threat of arrest and $200 citations has not deterred protesters at Wisconsin's Capitol. This week, the Walker administration began cracking down on those without a permit.

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