People

  • Foreign Policy Contributor

    Arthur I. Cyr is Director of the Clausen Center for World Business and Clausen Distinguished Professor at Carthage College in Kenosha. Previously he was President of the Chicago World Trade Center, the Vice President of the Chicago Council on...

  • Contributor

    Barbara Miner is Milwaukee-based journalist, photographer and producer. Her work has appeared in news outlets ranging from WUWM to The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Milwaukee Magazine and Milwaukee Journal...

  • Health Policy Contributor

    Barbara J. Zabawa owns the Center for Health and Wellness Law, LLC a law firm dedicated to improving legal access and compliance for the health and wellness industries.  Barbara is also a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of...

  • Surgeon, Blogger, Advisory Board Member

    Bruce Campbell , M.D., was torn between career objectives in college, eventually choosing medicine over a life in radio. He is a Head and Neck Cancer Surgeon at the Medical College of Wisconsin, holding faculty appointments in the Department of...

  • Author, Essayist

    Cari Taylor-Carlson travels the world with a backpack and a tent. She taught environmental education at Schlitz Audubon and the Boerner Botanical Gardens, founded the Milwaukee Walking and Eating Society and wrote Milwaukee Walks, The Food...

  • Healthy Body Basics

    Cynthia Akey is a health, fitness and wellness professional. She has over 15 years of experience teaching and coaching stiff and aching individuals who want to live healthier lives.

    As a certified yoga instructor, personal trainer, and...

  • Automotive Contributor

    Dan Harmon was one of the original members of Lake Effect (formerly At Ten). He started at WUWM in November of 1998 and left December of 2015 after 17 years of production.

    He continues on as one of Lake Effect's <...

  • Farming Contributor

    David (Dave) Kozlowski, along with his wife Sandy Raduenz, owns and operates Pinehold Gardens, an organic produce farm in Oak Creek, Wis. The pair left their full-time office careers...

  • Film Critic

    David Luhrssen is arts and entertainment editor of the Shepherd Express, co-founder of the Milwaukee International Film Festival and co-author of A Time of Paradox: America...

  • Contributor

    Originally from New Zealand, Debbi brings the perspective of a newcomer to Wisconsin in her stories. She now lives in Muskego, Wis., with her husband and two sons.

    Debbi has reported on social and business trends for 25 years for...

  • Game Contributor

    James Lowder has worked in fiction and hobby game publishing for more than two decades. He is the editor of the award-winning anthologies Hobby Games: The 100 Best and Family Games, available in print and now in select ebook formats....

  • Essayist

    Jim Spangler comments on the life experiences we all share, drawing on a 40-year newspaper career in Human Resources and labor relations, following a business degree from the University of Iowa and a stint in the Marines.

    “After four...

  • Personal Finance Contributor

    As a volunteer financial educator and contributor to this program, Janet Tierney helps people develop the skills needed to achieve financial stability. Janet has used her business acumen and fundraising skills to benefit many area non-profit...

  • Astronomy Contributor

    Dr. Jean Creighton has always been inspired by how the cosmos works. She was born in Toronto, Ontario and grew up in Athens, Greece where her mother claims she showed a great interest in how stars form from the age of five. She studied physics...

  • Artisan Cheese Expert

    Jeanette Hurt is Lake Effect's cheese contributor.

    She's an award-winning writer and author of 10 books, including the critically acclaimed Drink Like a Woman and the award-winning The Cheeses of Wisconsin: A...

  • Poet / Writer

    Jenny Benjamin is an award-winning poet and novelist. Over 30 of her poems have appeared in journals, including DIAGRAM, South Carolina Review, Fulcrum, Baltimore Review, Chelsea, and the Crab Orchard Review. Her first novel, ...

  • Writer, Psychotherapist

    Joanne Nelson is the author of the memoir, This is How We Leave, forthcoming from Vine Leaves Press. Her writing appears in anthologies and literary journals such as Brevity, the Citron Review, the museum of...

  • Writer, Scientist

    Judy Steininger is a Professor Emerita at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, where she leads the Great Books Dinner and Discussion Series. In May 2019, the

  • How Did You Do That? Host

    Kathleen Gallagher is the host of How Did You Do That? 

    She's a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who is Executive Director of 5 Lakes Institute, a non-profit focused on building and connecting the Great Lakes Region’s high...

  • Culinary Contributor

    Kyle Cherek is a culinary historian and food essayist. He was the former host of Wisconsin Foodie on PBS, and for over a decade he has chronicled regional food stories, exploring where our...

  • Feature Contributor

    Lucien Jung is a Milwaukee-based video and radio producer. His research in the IP-based distribution of multimedia has been presented at the Broadcast Education Association’s annual conference as well as the Bleier Center for Television and...

  • Automotive Contributor

    Mark Savage writes the auto review column, Savage On Wheels, for WUWM (formerly for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) and

  • Essayist

    Meagan Schultz is a mother and writer living on the East Side of Milwaukee with her husband and two young boys. She recently fixed up her basement and fashioned a small space for a writing desk where Legos are not allowed.

    If she can get...

  • Writer, Author

    Mel is a contributing writer for More Magazine, guest blogger on The Huffington Post and the author of Cop's Kid. She lives in Milwaukee.

    Twitter: ...

  • Gardening Expert

    Gardening expert, TV/radio host, author Melinda Myers has more than 30 years of horticulture experience and is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms...

  • Lake Effect Contributor

    Milwaukee Magazine has been the city’s premier magazine for more than a quarter century.

    In print and online, Milwaukee Magazine publishes informative, literate and...

  • Lake Effect Contributor

    Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, or NNS, is an online source for objective, professional multimedia reporting on issues in 18 central city Milwaukee communities.

    NNS covers...

  • Lake Effect Contributor

    Milwaukee Record is your source for smart, opinionated, and irreverent coverage of all things Milwaukee.

  • Wine Blogger, Podcast Engineer

    Ray Fister is the co-creator and voice of the wine blog and podcast Life Between the Vines. Fister is also the owner and engineer of

  • Concert Cellist

    For 35 years one of the worlds leading cello soloist, Robert Cohen is an award-winning recording artist, conductor, artistic director and pedagogue who has been broadcast on TV and radio throughout the world. His passionate views on the art of...

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