Ann-Elise Henzl

News Reporter / Executive Director of Project Milwaukee

Ann-Elise Henzl has been a reporter at WUWM since 1993. She got her foot in the door three years earlier, as a newsroom student intern. Ann-Elise divides her time between daily general assignment reporting and working on longer, researched stories. Ann-Elise is also Executive Producer of WUWM's Project Milwaukee series.

Ann-Elise has won numerous awards, including the national Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association (for best use of sound in a story). In addition, she has frequently been recognized for her reporting on the welfare system, the environment, and health care.

Ann-Elise earned English and Mass Communication degrees from UW-Milwaukee.

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Education
12:05 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

New Chancellor’s Goals Include Supporting Predecessors’ Projects

Mark Mone is the ninth chancellor of UWM
Credit Courtesy of University of Wisconsin System

Mark Mone became UW-Milwaukee’s new chancellor this week.

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Regional
11:44 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Milwaukee Native Fights for Human Rights in Afghanistan

Kimberley Motley in Afghanistan
Credit Kimberley Motley, Facebook

Attorney Kimberley Motley returned to her hometown last weekend to speak at MATC’s graduation.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Walker's Wisconsin: How Does He Want the Nation to View the State?

Analysts say Gov. Walker needs Wisconsin to look good to a national audience, if he seeks the GOP presidential nomination in 2016
Credit Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Wisconsin’s governor has been comparing the state to the federal government, saying Wisconsin is more efficient and innovative.

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Regional
7:02 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Dontre Hamilton Case: Protesters Crowd into City Hall

Protesters marching down Wisconsin Avenue in downtown Milwaukee.
Credit Light Brigading, Flickr

One person was arrested for disorderly conduct as demonstrators continued to call for charges in the police shooting death of Dontre Hamilton.

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Regional
6:05 am
Wed December 10, 2014

As County Committee Backs Couture Project, Supervisor Vows to Fight It

A rendering of the Couture Project.
Credit Rinka Chung Architecture

  A 44-story development proposed for Milwaukee’s lakefront got a boost this week.

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Regional
11:58 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Milwaukee Police Shooting: Why Hasn’t the DA Decided Yet Whether to Charge Officer?

Credit Dontre - Never Forget, Facebook

For months, protesters have been calling for charges in the death of Dontre Hamilton.

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Regional
9:11 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Life’s Voices: Taking a Stand for the Hungry

Duncan Shrout
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Duncan Shrout has been volunteering at the St. Ben’s Community Meal for more than 25 years.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Why Walker Hopes the GOP-Controlled Legislature Approves a Budget Quickly

Gov. Walker says he wants legislators to work with his staff, as he prepares his proposal for the next biennial budget
Credit Whitney Curtis/Getty Images

It appears Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is facing resistance from fellow Republicans in accomplishing a big item on his “to do” list: the state budget.

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Project Milwaukee
4:27 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Cutting WI's High Black Male Incarceration Rate: Progress, But a Long Way to Go

Over more than six months, WUWM reported on the reasons for the state’s high black male incarceration rate, the impact of the numbers, and possible solutions

It’s been one year since WUWM began an in-depth series on the state's high rate of African American male incarceration.

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Politics & Government
2:10 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

What Challenges Would Walker Face in a Bid for the GOP Presidential Nomination?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker greets supporters at his election night party November 4, 2014.
Credit Darren Hauck/Getty Images

Now that Gov. Scott Walker has won reelection, conversation has been swirling about whether he’ll run for president.

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