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Media Hall of Fame 2019

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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
1721 West Canal Street Milwaukee WI, 53233


The Milwaukee Press Club is pleased to announce the outstanding journalists who will be inducted into the club’s 2019 Media Hall of Fame on Friday, November 1.

“This year’s group of inductees made, in their own unique ways, immeasurable contributions to local journalism. They helped to inform and educate their readers, listeners and viewers while making our community a better place, all while helping to inspire a new generation to follow their professional example,” said Gene Mueller, press club president and host of Wisconsin’s Morning News on WTMJ Radio 620.

The 2019 inductees to the Media Hall of Fame are:

  • Alan J. Borsuk, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Marquette Law School
  • Meg Kissinger, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Everett L. Marshburn, Milwaukee PBS
  • Sharon McGowan, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
  • Larry Meiller, Wisconsin Public Radio
  • Kathy Mykleby, WISN Channel 12
  • Dan Shelley, WTMJ-AM, CBS at Radio Once, Urban One at iHeart, RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association)
  • Tim Cuprisin, (deceased), Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,

Please join this year’s honorees as the Milwaukee Press Club celebrates the newest members of the Media Hall of Fame. The event, which is open to the public, will be held in the Woodland Dreams Ballroom at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal Street in Milwaukee. There will be a reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m., with the induction ceremony immediately after dinner.  Registration is $75 per person; tables of eight are available for $580; corporate table sponsor $750 (includes a table of 8 and recognition at the event).

For additional information about the Milwaukee Press Club and previous inductees to the Media Hall of Fame, visit and click on “Honors”. Click here for advertising or sponsorship opportunities for the Hall of Fame dinner or contact Joette Richards, executive director, at (262) 894-2224.

The Milwaukee Press Club, founded in 1885, is the oldest continuously operating press club in North America. Proceeds from Milwaukee Press Club programming benefit the MPC Endowment, Ltd., and its scholarship fund.

Booking information for attendees:
Entrée Selections:
(Beef) Beef Short Rib, Cabernet Jus
(Chicken) Chicken Piccata, Lemon Caper Sauce
(Vegetarian) Asparagus Risotto, Roasted Vegetables
(Please contact us for any special dietary needs.)

Event Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

  • Wisconsin Newspaper Association

Corporate Table Sponsor

  • Kane Communications Group

  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • Wisconsin Public Radio

Program Advertisers

  • Marquette University

  • Milwaukee Newspaper Guild

  • UW-Milwaukee

  • Wisconsin Public Radio



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