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
2:48 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Polar Vortex or Just Winter As Usual In Wisconsin?

WUWM's Susan Bence stopped by a frigid Lake Michigan Monday morning to take this picture.
Credit S Bence

The story that is on almost everyone’s mind is the return of the snow and arctic cold to Wisconsin.

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Arts & Culture
10:28 am
Tue January 6, 2015

New Novel Explores Friendship, Character And The '60s In Upstate New York

Credit Mark Slouka / facebook.com

When it comes to the late 1960s, most Americans recall the version that was written about in the history books – the period of immense social change, the turmoil of political assassinations, the election of Richard Nixon and the legacy of Woodstock.

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Economy & Business
11:15 am
Mon December 29, 2014

Business Makes Fresh Local Produce Accessible During Wisconsin Winters

How can Wisconsin get its local produce during the middle of winter? Innovation Kitchen is looking into a solution.
Credit USDA, Flickr

Consuming a large of amount of food and drinks is often on everyone's mind around the holiday season, and Wisconsin is a great place to find fresh produce...in the warmer months.

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Politics & Government
12:46 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Analyst: Media Overhyped Reaction to Hamilton Decision

Protesters marching in Milwaukee in reaction to the Dontre Hamilton case decision.
Credit Dave Edwards / WUWM

The decision Monday not to charge a former Milwaukee police officer in the death of Dontre Hamilton set off a new round of protests, but also hours of local media coverage.  One analyst says he believes it went overboard.

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Politics & Government
12:34 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Proud To Be Arrested: Milwaukeean Describes Why He Protested

Paul Schmitz recently wrote a Huffington Post article about his experience protesting and then getting arrested during a march for the Dontre Hamilton case.
Credit Jadon Good / facebook.com

The Milwaukee community and people nation wide continue to react to yesterday’s decision not to charge Christopher Manney, the former Milwaukee police officer, in the shooting death of Dontre Hamilton at Red Arrow Park in April. 

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Politics & Government
11:39 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Rep. Moore Reacts to Dontre Hamilton Decision

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Reaction is continuing to come in around the community in the wake of Monday's decision in the Dontre Hamilton case.

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Regional
4:27 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

42 Years of a Milwaukee Holiday Tradition

Young visitors admiring the 2014 BMO Harris Bank Holiday Display.
Michelle Maternowski

If you grew up in Milwaukee, the holiday display downtown at M&I Bank, now BMO Harris, might bring back memories.

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Arts & Culture
4:08 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Spread Joy And Raise Awareness Through Music

A few members of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars with Mitch Teich
Credit Bonnie North / WUWM

The easing of the Ebola crisis in Africa comes as a relief to public health officials around the world, but even more so to the people in the African countries affected by the crisis - places such as Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Economy & Business
3:56 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Useful Tools & Tips For Your Year-End Charitable Giving

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The end of the calendar year is also the end of your chance to donate money or items to charitable causes - if you’d like to deduct them from the taxes you’ll file in 2015.

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Arts & Culture
10:12 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Anson Williams Reflects On Lessons Learned As Potsie on 'Happy Days'

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Anson Williams has done a lot of things, from acting to producing and directing, to starting a business that produces make-up. 

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