People

  • Assistant to General Manager
  • Corporate Sponsorship Sales Representative - Market Enginuity

    Anne began working as a WUWM Corporate Underwriting Representative in March 2004. For eight years prior to joining WUWM, she worked for The Business Journal as a print Advertising Account Executive.

    In July 2013, Anne joined...

  • Manager of Finance & Administration

    Cheryl joined WUWM in March 2012 as the Manager of Finance and Administration. She began her career in 1996 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s University Police Department serving as the Police Communications Supervisor.

    Prior to...

  • Marketing Coordinator

    Christine joined WUWM in August 2014. Prior to joining WUWM, she served as Communications Director for both statewide and national nonprofits.

    As WUWM's Marketing Coordinator, Christine is responsible for producing advertising and...

  • CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP SALES REPRESENTATIVE - MARKET ENGINUITY

    Dan joined Market Enginuity as a WUWM Corporate Sponsorship Representative in October 2017, bringing over 15 years of nonprofit, fundraising and board experience. Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with local businesses and...

  • Corporate Sponsorship Sales Representative - Market Enginuity

    Erin started with Market Enginuity representing WUWM in January of 2014. For 10 years prior to joining WUWM, she worked for The Onion, as a print Advertising Account Executive in Chicago and then as Sales Manager in Milwaukee.

  • Director, Corporate Sponsorship Sales - Market Enginuity

    Gina began working as Director of Corporate Sponsorship Sales Representing WUWM in August 2013. Prior to joining Market Enginuity, she held advertising positions with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s MKE and Wisconsin Trails...

  • Studio Engineer

    Jason Rieve joined WUWM as Studio Broadcast Engineer in June 2017. He is WUWM's go-to person for audio assistance — from recording live in-studio performances to recording and editing special events out in the community.

    Rieve’s...

  • Membership Associate

    Jill Schanon Macek was named WUWM's Membership Associate in April 2020. For the past eight years prior, Jill worked for Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, most recently as the Director of Strategic Initiatives.

    As Membership Associate, she...

  • General Manager

    John Hess became WUWM's General Manager in January 2020. He is a 30 year veteran of the media industry, working in television, radio and newspapers throughout his career. 

    He has spent nearly two decades building and leading public media...

  • Chief Engineer

    Jon joined WUWM in April 2009 as a Studio Engineer for WUWM News, Lake Effect and WUWM@Nite. In December of 2016, Jon was named WUWM's Chief Engineer.

    Jon began his career as an assistant audio producer/engineer for...

  • Membership Manager

    Melanie was named WUWM's Membership Manager in January 2020. For the past three years, she served as Director of Development for a local nature center. She also spent five years as WUWM's Major Giving Specialist from 2011 to 2016. 

    As...

  • Accounts Receivable / Traffic Specialist
  • CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP SALES REPRESENTATIVE - MARKET ENGINUITY

    Paul started with Market Enginuity representing WUWM in October of 2016.

    As a sponsorship representative, Paul presents WUWM’s multiplatform broadcast, digital and event opportunities to current and prospective corporate sponsors. He...

  • Major Donor Specialist

    Susan joined WUWM in 2018 as Major Donor Specialist. Susan’s vision is to support WUWM’s mission by cultivating strong relationships with its members to build the foundation of social and financial support necessary for relevant and sustainable...

  • Business and Membership Specialist

    Yvonne Wagner joins WUWM as a Business and Membership Specialist. She is responsible for a wide range of administrative and special project functions related to WUWM’s fund raising and business support activities. You may also find her at the...