The Olympics are underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Twenty-five athletes with ties to Wisconsin will be competing. Despite its small size, Wisconsin nurtures a lot of Olympic-caliber athletes. Why is that? Sports reporter Jessie Garcia explores that in her latest book, “Going for Wisconsin Gold” from Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Jessie Garcia is Madison […]
Host Liz DiNovella talks with Jessie Garcia, who became the first female sports television anchor in Wisconsin in 1992. Jessie discusses her book, “My Life with the Green & Gold”, Packer history, and her upcoming Wisconsin Olympic games.