Results tagged with 'tv news'
Published May 9, 2013
Shelby Croft was following the playbook for most television reporters. She jumped from market to market, position to position, ultimately serving as a main anchor in Salt Lake. But Croft knew there was something more in life than market size. She moved to Milwaukee to get closer to home. She got married, had a daughter ... then got divorced. A single mom with a high-profile job, Croft's story is an interesting one.
Published Aug. 6, 2012
Dave Begel has been there. In 1985, he was the managing editor at Channel 12 news when a Midwest Express plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Mitchell Field. In this commentary, he explains the process and some of the dynamics that take place during an event of this kind.
Published Jan. 17, 2012
Whether it's behind the anchor desk or standing in a blizzard, WMTJ-4 reporter Melissa McCrady has made a career of being versatile. The Cleveland native is comfortable in any role at her station; it's something her viewers have noticed, too. We recently caught up with McCrady over coffee to talk about star power and prison letters, her favorite Milwaukee restaurants and her decision to stay in town.
Published April 29, 2011
If the only Brad Hicks you know is the one you see on FOX 6 news, you're only getting part of the story. Hicks admits he doesn't take his job too seriously, and sometimes, his sense of humor shows. But Hicks has a serious side, too. He came close to competing in the Olympics but a life-changing moment suddenly ended that career, and he is working on several dramatic novels. We delve into Hicks' story in this latest Milwaukee Talks.
Published Jan. 17, 2011
Craig Koplien understands the gripes against overblown TV weather coverage. But he's also seen the ratings, which prove that people are tuning in when a chance of flurries sends weathermen into a tizzy.
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