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
11:56 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Milwaukee County Courthouse Back in Business

More repairs needed due to electrical fire, but normal business has resumed

The Milwaukee County Courthouse has fully reopened Wednesday, after being closed in whole or part since July 6, when an electrical fire occurred.

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Education
1:31 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Mukwonago School Board Votes to Retain Indians Nickname

Despite a state order and an appeals court ruling, the Mukwonago School Board has voted 8-1 to keep the district's nickname, Indians.

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Politics & Government
10:56 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Governor's Approval Rating Dips Below 50 Percent

Walker's approval rating has hovered around 50%, since winning his recall election in June, 2012
Credit Whitney Curtis

Gov. Walker's approval rating in Wisconsin stands at 48 percent - a drop from 51 percent in May, according to the latest Marquette Law School Poll.

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Politics & Government
4:33 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Walker Rakes in $3.5 Million for Re-election Bid

Gov. Scott Walker
Credit Whitney Curtis

Gov. Scott Walker has a healthy start, heading into what's expected to be his 2014 bid for re-election. According to the numbers he filed Monday, he's raised $3.5 million so far in 2013.

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Regional
3:01 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Life in Prison for Senior Who Killed 13-Year-Old Boy

The Milwaukee man who shot and killed 13-year-old Darius Simmons in 2012, will head to prison - with no chance of parole.

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