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
2:11 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Another Day of Singing and Arrests at State Capitol

Despite police warnings and arrests on Wednesday, dozens of protesters gathered at the Wisconsin Capitol on Thursday, and officers issued another batch of citations.

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Politics & Government
1:39 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Action Needed, If You Want Your Wisconsin Tax Cut Sooner Than Later

If you want your state income tax cut right away, you need to file paperwork with your employer.

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Health & Science
10:49 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Pressures to Use Performance Enhancing Drugs

Professor believes most athletes focus on training, not an illegal advantage

One person saddened by the case of Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun, is UWM Kinesiology Professor Barbara Meyer. Her specialty is sports psychology.

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Politics & Government
2:33 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Senators Suggest "Safety Zones" for Mine Testing Site

Safety zones would keep workers and tourists in the Penokee Hills separated

State Senators Tim Cullen, Bob Jauch and Dale Schultz say they're designing a safety plan for Wisconsin's Northwoods - to protect both Gogebic Taconite employees and people recreating.

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Politics & Government
1:46 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Police Arrest Demonstrators at State Capitol

Smaller gatherings took root, after 2011's massive demonstrations ended
Credit Peter Gorman

Officers handcuffed about 20 protesters at the Capitol on Wednesday and cited them, as the Walker administration enforces rules regarding demonstrations.

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