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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World
4:26 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

How Go the Olympic Games, So Will Go Russia's Global Status

The Olympic Torch is lit during the Opening Ceremonies at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
Credit Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Marquette law professor Gordon Hylton.

The opening ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics will air in the U.S. tonight, but the Games have already been marked by controversy.

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Music News
4:18 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Violin Worth $5 Million Makes A Safe Return Home

Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 6:55 pm

Police in Milwaukee have recovered a Stradivarius violin and arrested three suspects in its theft. The instrument, said to be worth approximately $5 million, was stolen in a brazen armed robbery from the concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra late last month. Mitch Teich of WUWM in Milwaukee reports on the violin's recovery.

Sports
4:20 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Four Wisconsin Athletes to Watch in Sochi

US Olympic long-track speedskater Sugar Todd graduated from Wauwatosa East High School in 2008.
Credit Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich and sports contributor Howie Magner talk about Wisconsinites at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Fifteen Wisconsin athletes will be among the American contingent at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.  That ties the Badger State for fourth-most in the country.

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Health & Science
2:33 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Why Athletes Time Their Diets - and Drink Chocolate Milk

Chocolate milk does an athlete's body good.
Credit Photos.com

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Kristen Kipp, employee wellness coordinator at Marquette University and a registered dietician.

If you spend any time watching the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, you’re likely to see a barrage of commercials, in which athletes sing the praises of food-related sponsors, from McDonalds and Subway to Kashi breakfast cereal.

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Economy & Business
6:59 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Milwaukee Still Striving to Become Global Water Hub

Rich Meeusen is the co-founder and co-chair of Milwaukee's Water Council.
Credit The Water Council

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee Magazine reporter Rich Rovito.

The idea that Milwaukee could someday become the hub for the world’s freshwater technology innovations has been talked about enough that it seems that it’s a long-held belief by community leaders.

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