Mitch Teich

Lake Effect Executive Producer / Co-host

Mitch joined WUWM in February 2006 as the Executive Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.

He brings over 20 years of broadcasting experience from radio stations across the country - in Iowa, Minnesota, New York, and Arizona. Prior to joining WUWM, Mitch served as News Director of KNAU - Arizona Public Radio, Executive Producer of the station's monthly news magazine program, and anchored and produced news programming.

He has won many awards including several regional awards from the Radio Television News Directors Association and national awards from PRNDI - Public Radio News Directors Inc.

He holds a bachelors degree in Political Science from Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa. He lives in Wauwatosa with his wife Gretchen, daughter Sylvi and son Charlie. Mitch fills his copious spare time watching baseball, writing and looking for his reading glasses.

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Regional
3:04 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Former Packer Lionel Aldridge's Story One of Triumph, Downfall and Redemption

A Lionel Aldridge trading card.

Lionel Aldridge played defensive end for some of the legendary Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s.

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Economy & Business
1:13 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

After 33 years at MGIC, Curt Culver Moves On, Looks Back

Credit Scott Paulus / Milwaukee Business Journal

The Milwaukee-based private mortgage insurer, MGIC, reported a fourth quarter profit yesterday. 

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Regional
11:29 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Yup... Packers' Loss Still Hurts

The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Packers in overtime last Sunday and will advance to the Superbowl to face the New England Patriots.
Credit Tom Pennington / Getty Images

For about 55 minutes of football on Sunday afternoon, it looked like the Green Bay Packers would be playing for a Super Bowl title in a couple of weeks. 

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Economy & Business
1:33 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Business Leaders Take Initiative To Improve LBGT Equality In The Workplace

Does your workplace have a good score in LGBT equality?
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Earlier this week, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce brought together a diverse group of business leaders to discuss how equality plays out in the workplace.

That’s an issue the Human Rights Campaign has worked on for a long time. One of the leaders of that effort is Deena Fidas, who heads the HRC’s Workplace Equality Program and directs its yearly Corporate Equality Index survey

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Regional
9:56 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Milwaukee Streetcar Forum: Panelists See Benefits, But Urge Caution

A streetcar forum was held earlier this week to discuss plans to build a system in Milwaukee similar to ones in Oregon that have rendered success.
Credit milwaukeestreetcar.com

The Milwaukee Common Council is scheduled to vote on the fate of the proposed downtown streetcar project next week.

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Regional
3:17 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

For Sale: Milwaukee's Most Famous Basketball Court (Baskets Not Included)

Mitch Teich

The Milwaukee Bucks' iconic former basketball court, designed by pop artist Robert Indiana, is up for sale again.

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Politics & Government
4:03 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Local Analyst Reviews Gov. Walker's State Of The State Address

Gov. Scott Walker
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Governor Walker laid out a basic agenda for the coming months - including shrinking the size of state government further, eliminating Common Core standards from schools and decreasing property taxes- during his State of the State Address last night.

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Arts & Culture
3:10 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Musician Jessie Torrisi Keeps A Human Touch In Electronic Music

Credit Jessie Torrisi, Facebook

Last week, Lake Effect spoke with singer-songwriter Jess Klein while she was pass through the state of Wisconsin. Touring with Klein was Jessie Torrisi.

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Environment
3:00 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

New Book From Milwaukee's SHARP Literacy Connects Kids With Urban Agriculture

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A new book, called There Grows the Neighborhood, promotes children's literacy while championing Milwaukee's urban agriculture initiatives.

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Arts & Culture
3:57 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Lunch With The Bartolotta Brothers

Joe and Paul Bartolotta
Credit Adam Ryan Morris/Milwaukee Magazine

A couple of years ago, we spoke with Joe Bartolotta, one of the two brothers at the heart of the Bartolotta restaurant group, whose presence and influence in Milwaukee has been steadily increasing. He offered some thoughts about why his restaurant business has been a success for 20 years:

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