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Wisconsin-native and "This American Life" producer Ben Calhoun brings Badger State stories to a national audience.
By Jane Hampden

 
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On the Air
Wisconsin-native and "This American Life" producer Ben Calhoun brings Badger State stories to a national audience.
Jane Hampden | 9/16/2014
Outside Looking In
Can far-flung journalists really understand Wisconsin’s unique political landscape?
Jane Hampden | 8/26/2014
Town Criers
As community news outlets disappear, a new breed of hyperlocal websites springs up.
Jane Hampden | 7/29/2014
Hail to the Chief
Is the police department’s whiz-bang website more than a PR venue?
Jane Hampden | 7/1/2014
School’s Out
Hobbled by budget cuts, the press is largely absent in its coverage of education.
Jane Hampden | 5/1/2014
Field Work
WUWM reporter Susan Bence took the long way to her dream job.
Jane Hampden | 4/1/2014
Double Byline
A cozy partnership between the Journal Sentinel and Marquette spawns award-winning journalism and street-wise students.
Jane Hampden | 3/4/2014
TV News is a Phony Wasteland to the Digital Generation
A new voice picks up a familiar beat.
Jane Hampden | 1/29/2014
Left Turn
After treading a careful line as Journal Sentinel editorial page editor, O. Ricardo Pimentel is letting loose as a columnist.
Erik Gunn | 6/22/2011

Jane Hampden
Contributor
Jane Hampden teaches journalism at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. She hosted "Lake Effect" on WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio and worked as a television news anchor and reporter in Milwaukee and Denver. She’s received many awards for writing and reporting, including three regional Edward R. Murrow awards for her public radio work.

Erik Gunn
Contributing Editor
Milwaukee Magazine Contributing Editor Erik Gunn has written for the magazine since 1995. He started covering the media in 2006, writing the award-winning column Pressroom and now its online successor, Pressroom Buzz. Check back regularly for the latest news and commentary of the workings of the news business in Milwaukee and Wisconsin.
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