In late October, The Daily Beast ran a story exposing the political connections of Whitefish Energy, an obscure company that somehow secured a $300 million contract to restore electricity in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The contract was canceled a few days later, amid an explosion of public outrage and criticism from members of Congress. The journalist who reported and wrote […]
WORT is pleased to announce the hire of Nina Kravinsky as Assistant News Director. Nina was formerly the Managing Editor of the Badger Herald, where she supervised the production of both the print and digital editions. She previously interned at WisPolitics.com, Here and Now on Wisconsin Public Television, and at WORT, where she reported on state […]
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, […]
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 […]