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Hutchings remembered for storied career, MMI

Career broadcaster, leader of the Madison Media Institute, and WBA Hall of Famer Ed Hutchings died Sunday. He was 92. Hutchings’ 37-year career spanned radio announcing, television sportscasting, sales and management, and education. Hutchings became a broadcaster early in life. While attending the University of Iowa from 1949 to 1953, he signed on with Iowa ...Full Story from Hutchings remembered for storied career, MMI Full Story

2 engineers awarded ‘Engineering Fellowship Grants’

Two Wisconsin broadcasting engineers have been awarded $500 Engineering Fellowship Grants from the WBA Foundation. Christian Hoyer was a broadcast engineer for WEAU-TV in Eau Claire and is moving to fellow Gray station, WMTV-TV in Madison. He’s pursuing Cisco IT certifications to further his career. Andy Olson is an engineer at WISC-TV in Madison. He’s ...Full Story from 2 engineers awarded ‘Engineering Fellowship Grants’ Full Story

WBA Hall of Fame engineer, Jim Wulliman, dies

A pioneering broadcast engineer who served a long career in Milwaukee has died. WBA Hall of Famer Jim Wulliman died Nov. 8. He was 98. Wulliman served as Director of Engineering for the Journal Broadcast Group, including WTMJ-AM, WKTI-FM, and WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee. Prior to that, he was responsible for the design and construction of ...Full Story from WBA Hall of Fame engineer, Jim Wulliman, dies Full Story
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