Wisconsin Public Radio appoints Cheng midday host and news producer

Mallory Cheng will join Wisconsin Public Radio as midday host and news producer for its new statewide podcast “Wisconsin Today.” Recently, she was a producer at NPR station WUWM-FM 89.7 in Milwaukee. In an interview with Becky Mortensen, WUWM-FM executive producer of “Lake Effect,” when she asked Cheng about her top moment at the radio […]

Crowe named Wisconsin Public Radio’s ‘Morning Edition’ host

The following excerpt was sent out: A broadcast journalist who got his start on the WRST-FM airwaves is now a daily fixture on Wisconsin Public Radio. Alex Crowe, a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s radio TV film (RTF) program, recently became WPR’s host of NPR’s Morning Edition. The show runs from 5 to […]

Lehr to cover state government for Wisconsin Public Radio

Sarah Lehr will join Wisconsin Public Radio as a state government reporter. Recently, Lehr was a politics reporter at WKAR-FM 90.5, a public radio station owned by Michigan State University. Previously, she was a city government watchdog reporter at the Lansing State Journal in Michigan. She also covered local government, crime, education and community news […]

Casey joins Wisconsin Public Radio as Milwaukee reporter

Evan Casey has joined the Wisconsin Public Radio as a Milwaukee reporter. Recently, Casey served as a communities reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He freelanced for Kenosha News and was a multimedia journalist/web editor at Shepherd Express in Milwaukee. Other freelance posts include The Journal Times in Racine, Wis., and the Milwaukee Courier. Casey […]

Potter joins PBS Wisconsin as a reporter

PBS Wisconsin has hired Steven Potter as a reporter. He joins from Wisconsin Public Radio, where he was a senior producer. He also produces news and feature articles for various outlets, including the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Onion’s A.V. Club and more. He was also a communications specialist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was […]