Mike McCabe says the media coverage of political races are unbearably exacerbating. In this week’s Democracy Checkup, McCabe explains why citizens are craving new politics and better journalism when it comes to elections.
Madison College Journalism Program, WORT 89.9 FM and The Progressive magazine present a live talk and book signing with Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! This will be on Saturday, May 6th, at 1:30 pm at Madison College downtown campus, 211 N. Carroll, room 240. The free event celebrates the paperback release of Democracy Now!–20 Years […]
WORT FM welcomes Alejandro Alonso Galva as our interim Assistant News Director. Alonso Galva comes to us with experience producing news at WSUM in Madison as well as KRUI in Iowa City. He also co-produced the weekly public affairs radio program, On Wisconsin Radio, at WSUM for two years and joined WORT as a sound […]
Do you have a passion for local news? Do you want to help bring more untold stories to the airwaves? Help us produce the award-winning WORT Local News. We have an immediate opening for our Assistant News Director. The Assistant News Director is responsible for managing WORT’s nightly newscast. We’re looking for someone who enjoys working in […]
Milwaukee Press Club , the oldest continuing operating press club in North America, has awarded three of their prestigious 2015 Excellence in Journalism Awards to stories produced and aired by the WORT news department. Helena White won first place for Best Long Form Feature Story with “Limburger’s Last Stand,” a look at the last Limburger […]
In this episode, reporter Matthew Zmudka talks to UW-Madison graduate students Alicia Wright, Beto Orellano-Campos, and Seneca Sharp about their research across the journalism, mass communication, and counseling psychology departments. Despite the three different disciplines, the conversation unveils common threads around how language is used to shape a narrative, persuade someone to take on healthy […]