Tim Sheehy, former head of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Association of Commerce (MMAC), received a Milwaukee Press Club Headliner Award for his contributions to our community. In his acceptance speech Sheehy addressed the need for journalists to keep their political leanings unknown and the importance of the Fourth Estate, saying “An informed citizenry is at the heart of America’s 246-year-old experiment in democracy. A free press is foundational to an informed citizenry.”

You can read his entire speech here: http://www.wispolitics.com/2024/tim-sheehy-the-press-for-democracy/