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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World
12:04 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Ukrainian Roots, Concerns, Run Deep for Glendale Man

The Nedilsky home holds Ukrainian crafts and art and lately, news articles about tensions in the country.

Sofron Nedilsky is among millions of Ukrainian natives watching unrest play out in that country. He wishes the focus was on its culture and customs.

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Politics & Government
1:20 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Assembly Republicans Remove Kramer, Promote Strachota

Strachota will lead Assembly Republicans, at least through 2014

After several women accused Waukesha Rep. Bill Kramer of sexual harassment, his GOP colleagues unanimously ousted him Tuesday as majority leader.

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Politics & Government
5:15 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Gov. Walker Wants Until Feb. 2015 to Make Decision on Kenosha Casino

Gov. Walker is asking for 180 more days, to decide if the Menominee Tribe can develop a casino in Kenosha. He initially had until August 23, 2014.

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Politics & Government
12:58 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

ACLU Asks Federal Judge to Suspend Wisconsin Ban on Same Sex Marriage

The American Civil Liberties Union wants a federal court to prohibit Wisconsin from enforcing its ban, while the courts determine its constitutionality.

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Politics & Government
11:18 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Former Racine Bar Owners Sue City in Federal Court

The lawsuit alleges that Racine Mayor Dickert and others prevented minority tavern owners from obtaining or renewing liquor licenses.

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