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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Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Top 10 Books To Gift In 2014

What books make good gifts? According to Boswell Book Company's Daniel Goldin, the book must have a visual component.

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Politics & Government
1:37 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Wisconsin Writer Sees Discontent with Partisan Politics Reaching Critical Mass

Blue Jeans in High Place by Mike McCabe

Congress is taking up a one trillion dollar spending bill that would keep the federal government in business through the end of the fiscal year. But that news is unlikely to signal a watershed new era in bipartisan cooperation in the capital.

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Arts & Culture
4:53 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

"(Just Like) Starting Over" with Producer Jack Douglas

Jack Douglas in New York City. Photo by Jim Herrington.

"In a way, I've been working on this story for forty years," says Tom Matthews, author of a new profile of producer Jack Douglas in Milwaukee Magazine called (Just Like) Starting Over. 

"I was fifteen in 1975 and I was the kid sitting in his basement in Janesville reading the back of all my rock albums," says Matthews. "Douglas's name - as editor, engineer, or producer - was on the back of a lot of these albums." 

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Regional
4:12 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Bucks, Badgers, Packers - It's Good To Be A Wisconsin Sports Fan

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers drops back to pass during the NFL game against the New England Patriots at Lambeau Field on November 30, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Credit Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Last weekend, the Green Bay Packers got through the closest game they’ve played in a while. 

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Regional
3:53 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Members of a Milwaukee Group Work for Peace in the Middle East

Members of Jewish Voice For Peace participate in Ferguson protests.
Credit Jewish Voice For Peace / facebook.com

Tensions continue to run high in Israel, following the murders of several rabbis by Palestinian militants in a Jerusalem synagogue last month, and recent efforts by the conservative government to formally declare Israel as a Jewish state.

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Politics & Government
3:22 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Taking Stock of Senator Tammy Baldwin

Credit ljlphotography / Flickr

It’s been just over a month since sweeping victories by Republican candidates around the country, and here in Wisconsin. 

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Regional
4:18 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Bob Evans CEO Honored With UWM Lifetime Achievement Award

Steven Davis
Credit Bob Evans Farms

Steven Davis has come a long way since he grew up holding part-time jobs in Milwaukee supermarkets.  

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Regional
12:05 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Execution of Mentally Ill Wisconsin Native Halted

Late Wednesday morning, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals halted the state of Texas' scheduled execution of Wisconsin native, Scott Panetti.

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Environment
12:00 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Mequon Teen's Film Focuses on the Legacy of Bhopal Disaster

Megan Sai Dogra visited children at Chingari Rehabilitation Center in Bhopal, India - March 2014.
Credit A Dogra

The world's worst  industrial disaster took place on December 3, 1984, when a gas leak at a Union Carbide pesticide plant killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India.

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Arts & Culture
3:45 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Author Michael Perry Appeals To Children In New Middle Grade Novel

Credit HarperCollins Children's Books / sneezingcow.com

We've talked with writer Michael Perry on the show quite a few times about his nonfiction - memoirs of life lived in rural western Wisconsin. 

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