Mitch Teich

Lake Effect Executive Producer

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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Politics & Government
4:00 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Lt. Gov. Kleefisch: Governor Will Pursue 'Bold' Tax Reform in Next Wisconsin Budget

Could Wisconsin get rid of income taxes?
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch says voters should expect to see "something big, something bold" in the upcoming 2015-17 biennial budget: tax reform.

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Environment
5:18 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Smokey the Bear and Woodsy Owl Return to Milwaukee for Kids' Exhibit on Nature

"Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home" at the Betty Brinn Children's Museum.
VIP Photography

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Betty Brinn Children's Museum's Kristen Adams and Jean Classen of the US Forest Service's Urban Connections program in Milwaukee.

Though this Wisconsin winter has meant a lot of time cooped up kids, the Betty Brinn Children's Museum has just opened an exhibit that brings the outdoors inside.

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Politics & Government
12:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Analyst Weighs Potential Impact of John Doe Emails on Governor Scott Walker

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews political analyst Mordecai Lee.

Documents released yesterday indicate Governor Scott Walker was aware of a secret, parallel email system that was in place during his time as Milwaukee County Executive.

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Education
4:17 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Analyst: 'Frustration' May Have Led Superintendent Gregory Thornton to Leave MPS

MPS Superintendent Gregory Thornton will leave Milwaukee to head up the Baltimore school district.
Credit WUWM News

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews education analyst Alan Borsuk.

As the Milwaukee school board prepares to name an interim superintendent, one education analyst says outgoing Milwaukee Public School head Gregory Thornton took a new gig out of frustration.

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Health & Science
4:26 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

How Wisconsin Volunteers Have Advanced Worldwide Understanding of Sleep Apnea

Milwaukee researchers helped develop a new device to help patients with sleep apnea.
Credit New England Journal of Medicine

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee Magazine writer Erik Ness.

Last month, researchers, including some in the Milwaukee area, reported success in testing a new device used to treat sleep apnea. 

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