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
1:36 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

How Drone Use Is Evolving In Wisconsin

Credit Trotaparamos, Flickr

The day of the drone is upon us.

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Economy & Business
5:17 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Milwaukee Companies Looking Closely at Data Breaches

As Wisconsinites approach the busy holiday shopping season, the specter of having our personal data stolen looms in the background.  

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Arts & Culture
1:30 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Reporter Digs into Tragic Kickboxing Death

Kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr. (at right), fighting in the third and final round of his bout at the Eagles Club in March 2014. Munson died following the fight.
Credit screen capture from MIlwaukee Journal Sentinel video

The story of Dennis Munson, Junior, was one of those news stories that many of us probably noticed briefly and then forgot about.  A young kickboxer from Milwaukee who died only hours after his first official match.

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Regional
3:41 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

New Discovery World Exhibit Makes High Tech Work Accessible

The Bill Brady Intelligent Products Lab
Credit Discovery World

The Milwaukee-based Brady Corporation marks its 100th year - in part - with the development of a new exhibit at Discovery World.

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Arts & Culture
3:39 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Milwaukee Singer-Songwriter Chronicles Emotional Struggles On New Album

Hayward Williams

 

Milwaukee’s Hayward Williams learned to combat panic attacks while writing his latest effort, The Reef. 

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Politics & Government
2:22 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

The Future of Foreign Policy with a Democratic President & Republican Senate

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Credit Feng Li/Getty Images

President Obama and his Chinese counterpart this week announced agreement on a plan to curb carbon emissions

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Regional
1:42 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Bon Voyage! Bob Bach Reflects On His Radio Career

WUWM's Bob Bach

If you’re a regular listener to Milwaukee Public Radio, you’ve probably been waking up to the same distinctive voice for the last ten years. 

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Regional
3:35 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

The Rising Prominence of the United Community Center's Ricardo Diaz

The UCC's school addition.
Credit United Community Center

The United Community Center serves Milwaukee's growing Hispanic population. The center has been headed for more than a decade by Ricardo Diaz, who has long advocated for Milwaukee's Latino community.

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Economy & Business
3:09 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

High Hopes for Businesses Catering to Same-Sex Weddings in Wisconsin

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There’s lots of buzz surrounding same-sex marriage in Wisconsin. Organizers of an LGBT wedding expo in Wauwatosa hope it carries over to their event.

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Arts & Culture
4:18 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Miriam Toews's Novel Spurs Conversations About Assisted Suicide

Miriam Toews's newest novel is just out in the United States.
Credit McSweeney's

Canadian novelist Miriam Toews has covered the subject of suicide in her work before.

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