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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Arizona Theatre Company performance
Tim Fuller / The Milwaukee Rep

Rick Cleveland cut his teeth as a playwright working in Chicago – he went on to big things, like winning an Emmy for his writing on the political drama, The West Wing.  Later it was the TV series Six Feet Under, and more recently, the new political drama House of Cards.

Despite his success on the small screen, Cleveland’s latest work combines his interest in Presidential politics with his love for writing for the stage.

fotolia, KostaKostov

A report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says that the leaders of the Cultural and Entertainment Capital Needs Task Force are calling for a regional tax to support cultural institutions in the area.  That is reportedly in the draft of the final report the task force plans to issue.

The People Remember Project

Margaret Klessig wouldn’t have expected to spend her life on a Wisconsin dairy farm.

Sanofi Pasteur / Flickr

A Milwaukee scientist believes the culmination of a bunch of cultural phenomena - individualism, mistrust of centralized authority, mistrust of elites - has led to the public's questioning of science.

Etienne de Malglaive / Getty Images

The deaths of international journalists at the hands of ISIS militants in past months were tragedies. And they come at a time when reliable, independent reporting from war zones is more difficult to come by.

James Adnerson didn't set out to write a mystery novel, but he couldn't avoid it either.

Matt Cardy/Getty Images

It does not take long to think of examples of violent acts in the name of religion.

Christin Lola - Fotolia.com

35 years ago, Walt Brinker helped a stranded motorist. Little did he know roadside assistance would become his life's passion.

flickr, Milwaukee County Transit

The Milwaukee County Transit System has made changes to routes and technology in recent years, but questions about its stability remain. 

Mitch Teich photo

It's not intended as hyperbole: A garden center in Oak Creek is like none other in the world.

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