WORT is hiring a part-time Talk Producer. This position supports the daily talk show A Public Affair on WORT 89.9 FM. You’ll help our hosts find the best topical and informative guests. You’ll handle the logistics of booking for a daily radio show and you’ll be responsible for the social media and online presence for the […]
There are still a lot of big questions that need to be addressed when it comes to Foxconn. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean nation says the most important question asks what basket should Wisconsin be putting our eggs in to? If Wisconsin spends the money, should it be to subsidize a company […]
In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BluJean Nation explains why he believes the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce is holding Wisconsin back with a backward way of thinking. The WMC’s philosophy, he says, of lowering the cost of business is a recipe that hasn’t worked for years.
WORT is hiring an Assistant News Director. This position assists the news department in the production of WORT Local News, our hour-long weekday evening newscast. Our award-winning newscast airs nightly Monday through Thursday from 6-7pm. Listen to our stories live on 89.9FM, streamed online at wortfm.org, or on Soundcloud anytime. We cover Madison, Dane County, […]
The final Wisconsin job numbers from 2016 are in, and Governor Walker’s promise of 250,000 private sector jobs remains unfulfilled. Marquette economics professor Abdur Chowdhury spoke with Tony Castaneda about the data, the state’s “brain drain”, and the impact of Walker’s labor policies.
With the closing of Oscar Meyer in Madison, we are reminded of Madison’s economic development. Where is it going? How is Madison supporting jobs and how can we create them? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Satya Rhodes-Conway of COWS and Madison Region Economic Partnership President Paul Jadin.