Michelle Maternowski

Digital Services Coordinator

Michelle joined WUWM in 2007 as an assistant producer for Lake Effect. In 2008, she was hired full-time as WUWM's Web Marketing Specialist. And in 2014, Michelle was named WUWM's Digital Services Coordinator. She is responsible for managing WUWM's digital and social media content, strategizing and implementing WUWM's digital endeavors and overseeing WUWM.com.

Michelle holds bachelor degrees in Marketing and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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1:42 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Bon Voyage! Bob Bach Reflects On His Radio Career

WUWM's Bob Bach

If you’re a regular listener to Milwaukee Public Radio, you’ve probably been waking up to the same distinctive voice for the last ten years. 

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Economy & Business
1:32 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Why the Predicted Revival of Milwaukee's Poorest Zip Code Hasn't Happened

Zipcode 53206 – bounded by I-43 on the east, 27th street on the west, North Avenue to the south and Capitol Drive to the north
Credit Google Maps

new study paints a bleak economic picture for Milwaukee's 53206 zip code.

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Health & Science
10:44 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Looking Back on One of the Most Notorious Shipwrecks in Great Lakes History

The Edmund Fitzgerald sank on November 10, 1975, killing all 29 crew members.
Credit WikiCommons image

Monday is the 39th anniversary of the sinking of the S. S. Edmund Fitzgerald - one of the most notorious shipwrecks in Great Lakes history. 

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6:00 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Life Begins to Sprout in Milwaukee's Century City

Next spring, construction of General Capitol's 4.5 acre manufacturing building will begin. A ribbon of trees and walkway will also run along Century City's eastern border.
City of Milwaukee

The former home of A.O Smith, on the city’s north side, stood vacant for years. Now, new construction is helping revitalize the former manufacturing hub.

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Arts & Culture
8:38 am
Fri September 26, 2014

So, There's A Life-Size Game of Mouse Trap in Milwaukee

The life-size game of Mouse Trap being set up in Milwaukee.
Michelle Maternowski

Remember the game Mouse Trap? Well, now you can enjoy a life-size version of the game in Milwaukee.

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11:08 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Visions of A Revitalized Milwaukee Inner Harbor

View of Jones Island from East Erie Street
S Bence

Restoring Milwaukee's inner harbor, both environmentally and economically, is a top priority in the city's ReFreshMKE sustainability plan. A handful of people want to help jump start the project.

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10:15 am
Wed September 17, 2014

5 Must-See Sites at Doors Open Milwaukee 2014

View of the U.S. Bank Center from Lakeshore State Park. U.S. As the state's tallest building, visitors can enjoy some of the best views of Milwaukee.
Credit Aidan Wakely-Mulroney, Flickr

For the fourth year in a row, many of Milwaukee's famous city landmarks, and some lesser-known hidden treasures, will be opening their doors to visitors.

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9:03 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Efforts Underway in Wisconsin to Help Black Children Beat the Odds Against Them

Credit Neighborhood House of Milwaukee

Black kids across Wisconsin face an uphill battle, according to yet another study.

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10:28 am
Wed September 10, 2014

A Promising Project: Training Milwaukee Workers While Demolishing Boarded Up Properties

On the count of three, workers give a mighty tug to pull down a partially dismantled garage.
Credit Bob Bach

The City of Milwaukee has hired Northcott Neighborhood House to train young people for demolition jobs.

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10:00 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Urban Ecology Center Study: The Value of Connecting Kids to the Natural World

Exploring Three Bridges Park below Menomonee Valley Urban Ecology Center.
Credit S Bence

Most kids are back in school by now; that means their outdoor play time is dramatically reduced. That assumes, of course, that children actually spend time playing outside and exploring nature. Data suggests otherwise. 

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