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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Regional
11:37 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Missing Beloit Newborn Found in Iowa; Denver Woman Charged with Kidnapping

Kayden Powell was born Feb. 1, weighing six pounds.

A baby, not even one week old, was found alive and well Friday outside a gas station in West Branch, Iowa. He had been missing since early Thursday.

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Regional
4:22 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

DOT to Milwaukee Third Ward: Only One More Night of Loud Construction on Hoan Bridge

The rebuild of the Hoan Bridge is part of a larger project to reconfigure Milwaukee's lakefront roadways

Friday night should be the last of what Milwaukee Ald. Robert Bauman calls the "bone-jarring and excessive," noise depriving neighbors of sleep.

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Economy & Business
3:28 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Pro-Life Wisconsin to Boycott Girl Scout Cookies

Anti-abortion groups nationwide are upset with Girl Scouts of the USA for referring members to an article about a Texas senator who fought abortion restrictions.

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Regional
2:38 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Facts about Wrong-Way Drivers on Milwaukee's Freeway System

The number of drivers deputies stopped for traveling on the wrong side of the freeway grew last year, with nearly all the drivers being intoxicated.

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Education
9:29 am
Tue February 4, 2014

New Microsoft CEO Earned Master's Degree at UW-Milwaukee

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
Credit Microsoft

UWM instructor recalls Satya Nadella's intellect and dedication to his studies. On Tuesday, he became Microsoft's third CEO in company history.

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