Mitch Teich

Lake Effect Executive Producer / Co-host

Mitch joined WUWM in February 2006 as the Executive Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.

He brings over 20 years of broadcasting experience from radio stations across the country - in Iowa, Minnesota, New York, and Arizona. Prior to joining WUWM, Mitch served as News Director of KNAU - Arizona Public Radio, Executive Producer of the station's monthly news magazine program, and anchored and produced news programming.

He has won many awards including several regional awards from the Radio Television News Directors Association and national awards from PRNDI - Public Radio News Directors Inc.

He holds a bachelors degree in Political Science from Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa. He lives in Wauwatosa with his wife Gretchen, daughter Sylvi and son Charlie. Mitch fills his copious spare time watching baseball, writing and looking for his reading glasses.

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Arts & Culture
3:10 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Musician Jessie Torrisi Keeps A Human Touch In Electronic Music

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Last week, Lake Effect spoke with singer-songwriter Jess Klein while she was pass through the state of Wisconsin. Touring with Klein was Jessie Torrisi.

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Environment
3:00 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

New Book From Milwaukee's SHARP Literacy Connects Kids With Urban Agriculture

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A new book, called There Grows the Neighborhood, promotes children's literacy while championing Milwaukee's urban agriculture initiatives.

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Arts & Culture
3:57 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Lunch With The Bartolotta Brothers

Joe and Paul Bartolotta
Credit Adam Ryan Morris/Milwaukee Magazine

A couple of years ago, we spoke with Joe Bartolotta, one of the two brothers at the heart of the Bartolotta restaurant group, whose presence and influence in Milwaukee has been steadily increasing. He offered some thoughts about why his restaurant business has been a success for 20 years:

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Precious Lives
10:05 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Launch of Precious Lives: Two-Year Series Spotlights Children and Gun Violence

Brad Lichtenstein, of 371 Productions, and Pierre Johnson, who is featured in a Precious Lives story, at a press conference.
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Over the course of two years and 100 stories, Precious Lives will focus on gun violence and children in the Milwaukee area.

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Arts & Culture
1:47 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Audio Archive Captures The Stories Of Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers

Loretta "Dimp" McGlynn
Credit Ed Janus

Any long road trip in Wisconsin will most likely take you past farms. Some old and run down, and some still thriving. 

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Education
12:38 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

A Conservative Case for Common Core

A conservative education analyst says there’s nothing about Common Core standards that clashes with his values.
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Both Republicans and Democrats in the Wisconsin legislature have drafted measures aimed at reforming education in Wisconsin.

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Economy & Business
3:32 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Koss Corporation Offers An Inside Look At This Year's Consumer Electronics Show

The Consumer Electronics Show offers consumers and companies an opportunity to showcase new technological developments and products to come in the near future.
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The holidays have just passed, and if you're already bored with that tablet or new phone you got for Christmas, you can​ take some solace in what's happening this week in Las Vegas. The annual Consumer Electronics Show is underway and gives the world a glimpse at what might be on wish lists next year, or the year after that.

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Arts & Culture
3:17 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Singer-Songwriter Jess Klein Tackles Conflict and Faith

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Austin-based singer-songwriter Jess Klein takes on a lot of conflict in her latest album - from the conflict over abortion law in Texas to internal conflicts.  

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Economy & Business
3:05 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Is It Time To Cut The Cord On Cable?

With more online streaming services available, cable companies are trying to adapt in order to keep customers.
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The television landscape is continuing to experience seismic shifts. 

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Environment
3:36 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Four Reasons To Go Outdoors During Wisconsin's Arctic Weather

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Don't let the frigid temperatures freeze your outdoor plans.

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