It's been nine years since viewers saw meteorologist Bart Adrian on FOX6, the station he called home for 28 years. He's not retired, though. Now, Adrian is a senior lecturer in Atmospheric Science and Mathematics, and a STEM outreach specialist at UW-Milwaukee.
When the best who work in broadcast are recognized for their efforts, the pinnacle of achievement is the Edward R. Murrow Award. WTMJ-TV and WITI-TV both won Murrows in the latest round of awards.
Last weekend, representatives from television and radio stations converged on Madison for the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association 2014 Awards for Excellence.
WISN-TV Ch. 12 was awarded two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards last week. The ABC affiliate was recognized for Best Newscast and Breaking News by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).
Local broadcasters have had to change what it broadcasts to gather as large of a desired niche viewership it can to serve its advertisers. That means taking a look at demographics and programing for a specific audience at different parts of the day.
For the latest sweep that ended on Wednesday, WISN-TV Ch. 12 emerged as the winner as the most watched station in the market. This time, the ABC affiliate leaned on the strength of its early evening newscasts at 5 and 6 p.m.
The story tellers don't just repeat what happened. The reporters, producers, editors, video and photo journalists, engineers, managers and directors ... they all have had a hand in what is shaped before it is delivered. Ted Perry is one of those people.
For WITI-TV Fox 6, the station is touting its performance within the adult 25-54 group on Monday to Friday.
In Milwaukee 27 years ago, there was just one story that was important enough to hold onto the national media's attention. Milwaukee Brewers infielder Paul Molitor put his name in the record books for a 39-game hitting streak.
In January, WISN-TV Ch. 12 lead the way with ratings wins at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. and had the highest ratings from sign-on to sign-off for the month.
She was a long-time anchor and reporter at WITI-TV Fox 6, and more recently, she's been a reporter, working on interviews and special projects for WISN-TV Ch. 12. This fall, Joyce Garbaciak will be returning to the anchor desk for a regular shift, co-hosting at 10 p.m. on Sunday nights.
It's been almost two weeks since the extension expired and WTMJ-TV Ch. 4's broadcast was blocked out to local Time Warner Cable subscribers.
Starting on Wednesday, anchor Jessob Reisbeck will be the newest crew member on the "Fox 6 Wake Up" team on WITI-TV Fox 6.
Visiting Milwaukee last year during the NCAA Tournament, Bret Buganski thought the city was pretty nice and perhaps would make for a good career move. It was a prophetic thought as earlier this year, the 26-year-old Chicago native joined FOX 6 as a weekend reporter. He couldn't be happier with his decision.