Bob O’Neil Named General Sales Manager Of Fox’s WITI Milwaukee

He succeeds Mike Neale who’s retiring after 27 years at the station. Also, Stu Swaziek is promoted to sales manager

WITI Milwaukee Anchor Gabrielle Mays Leaves For L.A.

Glenn Berk Named GM Of WITI Milwaukee

The Fox Television Stations veteran is promoted from general sales manager of Fox’s WFLD-WPWR Chicago to succeed Chuck Steinmetz who’s retiring after 27 years at WITI.

Local News Close-Up: Good Things Brewing In Milwaukee

Spending on TV has been climbing back toward normal in Milwaukee since the pandemic struck, and the stations are getting a windfall from a Wisconsin state Supreme Court race that will give the balance of power to either the Democrats or Republicans, depending on how the vote goes April 4.

Talking TV: One Reporter’s Work-Life Balance Win

Amanda St. Hilare, an investigative reporter and news content manager at Fox-owned WITI Milwaukee, found a healthy balance between her demanding career and personal life. In her management role, she’s now trying to do the same for others. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Brandice Bailey Named WITI News Director

The former assistant news director at WIS Columbia, S.C., is tapped by Fox Television Stations to oversee journalism at its Milwaukee O&O.


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an IT engineer, a digital content manager, an anchor, an anchor/reporter, a news anchor/producer, an education reporter, a broadcast engineer, a meteorologist and photojournalist.


Stations Find StreamClick A Solution To Broadcast-Quality Streaming

TV stations are using StreamClick, a cloud-based software service from Megaphone TV, as a production studio. With the tool, someone using a laptop can replicate a broadcast-quality stream without any other equipment.


WITI: Solving Milwaukee’s Consumer Problems For 50 Years

WITI’s Contact 6 has been an advocate for Milwaukee consumers for 50 years, providing millions in refunds. But what WITI and its viewers get back is priceless. “It makes you feel better,” one viewer says.

These Married TV Meteorologists Are Broadcasting From Home — For Competing Stations


TVN Focus On Journalism | Local TV Plans Reduced Convention Presence

Station groups say they will send fewer correspondents to August’s largely virtualized political conventions and centralize their reporting resources. At the same time, they see local coverage opportunities of the conventions expanding, largely down to use of the remote production technology they’ve already been mastering for months during the pandemic.


Milwaukee Women Thanks Those On The Coronavirus Front Lines, Including WITI

Fox And Nexstar Complete Station Sales

With the deals involving stations in Seattle, Milwaukee, and Charlotte, N.C., Fox Television Stations expands its footprint to 29 stations across the country. Nexstar says it will use the approximately $240 million of net after-tax proceeds from the deals to reduce borrowings under its credit facilities.

WITI Milwaukee Anchors ‘Get Ready’ For Super Bowl

10,000 Milwaukee Kids Have Coats Thanks To WITI

DMAS 13, 21 & 35

Nexstar, Fox Buy/Sell Five Stations

Nexstar will purchase Charlotte, N.C.’s Fox and MNT affiliates for approximately $45 million while Fox will buy Nexstar’s Seattle Fox and MNT affiliates and Milwaukee’s Fox affil for approximately $350 million.


WITI Anchor Leaves To Help Family


WITI Reporter Arrested After Fight At Baseball Game


WITI Tops Milwaukee By 2M On Facebook

WITI, Tribune’s Fox affiliate, is ahead in social media actions in the market over the last six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee. One reason for its dominance is a football team whose home is 120 miles away — the Green Bay Packers. Others include its use of Facebook Live and drone coverage of breaking news.


WITI Wins Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award

5 Stations Among duPont-Columbia Winners

They are KNXV Phoenix (Scripps), KARE Minneapolis (Tegna), KHOU Houston (Tegna), KNTV San Francisco (NBC) and WITI Milwaukee (Tribune). Also winning awards are ABC News, CBS News and PBS, plus Netflix, HBO and National Geographic Networks. The awards will be presented on Jan. 16, 2018.

DMA 35

Milwaukee Sweep: WISN, WTMJ Post P.M. Wins

DMA 35

Milwaukee Sweeps: WITI Just Edges Out WISN


WITI Names Rob Haswell Chief Meteorologist

DMA 35

Milwaukee Sweeps: WISN, WITI Stand Out

WITI Meteorologist Vince Condella Retires


In Milwaukee, WITI Is Tops In Social Media

The Tribune-owned Fox affiliate is the overall social media winner in the country’s 35th largest market, where all three of the top spots belong to TV stations, according to Shareablee data.


WDJT, WTMJ And The Battle For Third Place

Cronkite Awards To Honor Five Stations

KUSA Denver, KXAN Austin, WDSU New Orleans, KPBS San Diego and WITI Milwaukee will receive the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. Also to be recognized are Hearst TV and investigative journalists at Univision and Winners were announced today by the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

DMA 35

Milwaukee Sweeps: WIWN, WITI Notch Wins

DMA 34

Which TV Newsers Inspire Milwaukee Loyalty?

The planned departure of Anne State from WITI doesn’t appear to have caused too many ripples among Milwaukee viewers, who nonetheless do have favorites among local on-air talent.

DMA 34

Tallying Up Milwaukee’s TV News Offerings

Guesstimating how many hours of television news air in Milwaukee is a how-much-wood-could-a-woodchuck-chuck calculation since it’s different for each station. By my back-of-envelope calculations, WITI has the most local news — a whopping 10.5 hours per day, if you count its two hourlong, sometimes topical chat shows Real Milwaukee and Studio A, and I reluctantly do.

DMA 34

Milwaukee Sweeps: WISN Wins, WITI Strong No. 2

DMA 34

WITI Milwaukee Anchor Anne State Leaving

DMA 34

Milwaukee News Vet Carl Zimmermann Dies At 96


Angelica Duria Shines Through Transitions At WITI


Packers Opener On WITI Sets Ratings Record


Shawn Patrick Out, Jessob Reisbeck In At WITI


WITI Reporter Dances At Fatal Fire Assignment

DMA 34

Milwaukee Camera Veteran Marshall Savick Dies