Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation
Our MIssion

The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation contribution to broadcasting in Wisconsin encompasses a strategic, long term vision for enhancing, promoting and supporting the broadcast industry by encouraging the preservation of broadcast history, participating in public affairs activities in the State of Wisconsin and providing educational opportunities for professional broadcasters and those who seek future careers in the broadcast industry.

The following are graduates of the three-year module:

2017
  • Nancy Stillwell, Madison College
  • Brenda Schultz, Seehafer Broadcasting
  • Jessica Laszewski, WSAW-TV
  • Bruce Barrows, WNWC-FM
  • Justin Hull, Woodward Radio Group
  • Merry Ewing, WPTA-TV
  • Jill Genter, WKOW-TV
  • Ed Reams, WKOW-TV
  • Brad Heinkel, WAOW-TV
2016
  • Tracy Balzer, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Anna Engelhart, WKOW-TV
  • Kyle Geissler, WISC-TV
  • David Hyland, Wisconsin Public Radio
  • Jim Murphy, WRJC AM/FM
  • Steve Schlutt, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Mark Van Allen, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Steve Young, WNWC-FM
2015
  • Lynn Bieritz, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Ryan “Elwood” Bjorn, Woodward Communications
  • Zack East, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Andrew Felix, WEAU-TV
  • John Kimmons, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Luis Montoto, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Josh Morgan, WREX-TV
  • Hope Quakenboss, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Joe Radske, WISC-TV
  • Brian Tyndall, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
2014
  • Sean Dwyer, WXOW-TV
  • John Laughrin, WAOW-TV
  • Mike O’Brien, Bliss Communications
  • Terry Stevenson, Seehafer Broadcasting Corp.
2013
  • Jill Sommer, WISC-TV
  • Evan Stanek, Woodward Communications
  • Mike Kemmeter, Woodward Communications
  • Cedric Friesen, Family Radio/La Crosse
  • Ed Kral, WSJV-TV (Quincy)
  • Bruce Briney, WKOW-TV
2012
  • Jill Shiroma, WISC-TV
  • Eric Voight, Results Broadcasting
  • Dave Edwards, Woodward Communications
  • Steve Fisher, Woodward Communications
  • Pam Jahnke, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Rex Charger, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • JD Garfield, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Jim Leach, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Jen O’Brien, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Jean Taylor, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Howard Gloede, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • John Huff, KWWL-TV
  • Bridget Breen, KTIV-TV
  • Dave Booth, WXOW-TV
  • Jeff Thelen, WSAW-TV
2011
  • Kevin Ruppert, WISC-TV
  • Paul Layendecker, Mid-West Radio – Michigan
  • Bob Bucholtz, Mid-West Radio – Michigan
2010
  • Mike Kornemann, Madison Magazine
  • Colin Benedict, WISC-TV
  • Susie Taylor, Channel 3000
  • Ty Shea, WISC-TV
  • Sandi Schmidt, Woodward Communications
  • Greg Lawrence, Woodward Communications
2009
  • Cindy Taerud, WKBT-TV, La Crosse
  • Amy Ziebell, Mid-West Family Radio
  • Ritchie Baumann, Mid-West Family Radio
  • Jason McCutchin, Mid-West Family Radio
  • Len Clark, Learfield Communications
  • Sue Ramsett, WSAW-TV, Wausau
  • Scott Huber, WSVX Radio
  • Theresa Timm, Family Radio
  • Corri Moran, Family Radio
  • Linda Baun, WBA, Madison
  • Mary Anne Drewek, Woodward Communications
  • Don Grassman, Results Broadcasting
2008
  • Joe Daguanno, Mid-West Family Radio, Stevensville, MI
  • Dave Doetsch, Mid-West Family Radio, Springfield, IL
  • Glen Gardner, Mid-West Family Radio, Madison
  • Jim Gifford, Mid-West Family Radio, St. Joseph, MI
  • Brian Michaels, Family Radio, La Crosse
  • Geoff Shields, WMTV-TV, Madison
  • Rick Trautschold, Mid-West Family Radio, Springfield, MO
2007
  • Nan Blom Roach, WISC-TV, Madison
  • Tim Bremel, WCLO/WJVL, Janesville
  • Joe Calgaro, Woodward Communications, Appleton
  • Don Rosen, WRJN/WEZY, Racine
  • Ken Scott, WCLO/WJVL, Janesville
  • Jeff Ver Voort, WISC-TV, Madison
  • Tom Yunt, Woodward Communications, Dubuque, IA
2006
  • Steve Brown, Woodward Communications, Appleton
  • Randy Hawke, Mid-West Family Radio, Madison
  • John Hunt, Mid-West Family Radio, Madison
  • Kevin Kavanaugh, Family Radio, La Crosse
  • Al Lancaster, WSAW-TV, Wausau
  • Kristy Nix, Family Radio, La Crosse
  • John “Sly” Sylvester, Mid-West Family Radio, Madison
  • John Wanie, Woodward Communications, Appleton
2005
  • Scott Chorski, WKBT-TV, La Crosse
  • Jason Effinger, WMTV, Madison/WEAU-TV, Eau Claire
  • Steve Scadden, WISC-TV, Madison
2004
  • Dave Black, WSUM-FM, Madison
  • Carmelyn Daley, WISC-TV, Madison
  • Tim Etes, WRJN/WEZY, Racine
  • Steve Lavin, WEAU-TV, Eau Claire/WBAY-TV, Green Bay
  • Scott Lopas, WTKM AM/FM, Hartford
  • Barb Renbarger, WEAU-TV, Eau Claire
2003
  • Greg Bell, Woodward Communications, Appleton
  • Bob Dailey, WCLO/WJVL, Janesville
  • James Hodges, WBKV/WBWI, West Bend
  • Brian Howell, Madison Magazine, Madison
  • Dayton Kane, Woodward Communications, Appleton
  • Michelle Vetterkind, WBA, Madison
  • Jolene Neis, Mid-West Family Radio, Madison
  • Pat O’Neill, Mid-West Family Radio, Madison
  • Kelly Radandt, Woodward Communications, Appleton
  • Scott Robert Shaw, Family Radio, La Crosse
  • George Smith, WSUP-FM, Platteville
  • Ted Waldbillig, Mid-West Family Radio, Madison
2002
  • Wilfred Tremblay, WSUW-FM, Whitewater
2001
  • Ken Beno, Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL
  • Leonard Charles, WISC-TV, Madison
2000
  • Mary Jo Berner, WERL/WRJO, Eagle River
  • Tom Bier, WISC-TV, Madison
  • John Laabs, WBA, Madison
  • Bob Miller, WKOW-TV, Madison/Discover Mediaworks, Milwaukee
  • David Sanks, WISC-TV, Madison
  • Sandy Shockley, Shockley Communications, Madison
  • Terry Shockley, Shockley Communications, Madison
  • Tom Walker, Mid-West Family Radio, Madison
  • Jen Winiger, Madison Magazine, Madison
Our MIssion
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation contribution to broadcasting in Wisconsin encompasses a strategic, long term vision for enhancing, promoting and supporting the broadcast industry by encouraging the preservation of broadcast history, participating in public affairs activities in the State of Wisconsin and providing educational opportunities for professional broadcasters and those who seek future careers in the broadcast industry.
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