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Wisconsin Broadcaster available now

The July/August issue of the Wisconsin Broadcaster is now available. You can download it here [PDF].   Highlights from his issue: WBA Chair Don Vesely writes about retention, reinvesting, and reimagining WBA President and CEO Michelle Vetterkind looks ahead to…

Magnum Media buys two Chippewa Valley stations

Magnum Media is buying two radio stations licensed to Chippewa Falls/Eau Claire. Roland Bushland has filed an application with the FCC to sell 105.7 WCFW-FM and 99.1 W256AE-FM. “It had been my dream as a young boy to own a…

Reese named director of Wisconsin Public Media

Heather L. Reese has been named executive director of Wisconsin Public Media (WPM), the division at the University of Wisconsin–Madison that oversees Wisconsin Public Radio and PBS Wisconsin. Reese has served as interim director since August following the death of…

Stofflet to retire in 2023

After four decades in broadcasting, WMTV-TV Evening Anchor John Stofflet will step down from his role and sign-off for the final time in June 2023. Stofflet shared his plans with viewers on June 30 and with station management and co-workers…

Four names added to WBA Hall of Fame

Four new names were added to the WBA Hall of Fame on Thursday night during the induction event at the La Crosse Radisson as a part of the WBA Summer Conference. The four inductees are: Joyce Garbaciak a respected journalist with…