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WBA Foundation announces dates for gubernatorial, U.S. Senate debates

The WBA Foundation Board will continue its 32-year tradition of holding statewide televised debates for Wisconsin’s voters by airing general election debates in the 2022 Wisconsin gubernatorial and the U.S. Senate races. Qualifying U.S. Senate candidates will be invited to participate in a debate on Oct. 7 and qualifying gubernatorial candidates will be invited to ...Full Story from WBA Foundation announces dates for gubernatorial, U.S. Senate debates Full Story

Eggers awarded Results Broadcasting Education Grant

A senior technical director at CBS 58 (WDJT-TV) in Milwaukee is the recipient of the 2022 Results Broadcasting Education Grant. Allison Eggers graduated from UW-Madison in 2011 and started her career as a technical director for the CBS affiliate in Rockford, Illinois. She joined CBS 58 in Milwaukee in February 2013 where she serves as ...Full Story from Eggers awarded Results Broadcasting Education Grant Full Story

Walker Broadcast Management Institute returns to UW campus

The Walker Broadcast Management Institute returned to the UW Madsion campus in April after a two-year break because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s instructors were Steve King on leadership, Moses Altsech on customer service, and Tom Walker on financial management for broadcasters. The keynote speaker was Binu Palta Hill, the Assistant Dean for Diversity ...Full Story from Walker Broadcast Management Institute returns to UW campus Full Story
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