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Media Hall of Fame 2023

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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel
139 E. Kilbourn Avenue Milwaukee WI, 53202

The Milwaukee Press Club is pleased to announce the outstanding journalists who will be inducted into the club’s Media Hall of Fame for 2023.

“What an incredible slate of Hall of Fame inductees this year! They have all made our community better and wiser through their impactful local journalism,” said Maryann Lazarski, press club president and Milwaukee PBS producer. “Their work and their legacies will continue to inspire early-career and student journalists throughout the state.”

The 2023 inductees to the Media Hall of Fame are:

  • Joy Cardin, Wisconsin Public Radio
  • Colleen Henry, WISN-TV
  • Susan Kim, TMJ4 News
  • Rick Romell, Milwaukee Sentinel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Andrew L. Triplett, TMJ4 News
  • Robert Dye, (deceased) Milwaukee Sentinel, Journal Communications
  • Allan Y. Scott, (deceased) Milwaukee Sentinel, 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 on Friday, October 27 at Saint Kate, The Arts Hotel, 139 E. Kilbourn Avenue in Milwaukee. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., with the induction ceremony immediately after dinner. Registration is $90 per person; tables of eight are available for $700; corporate table sponsor $1,000 (includes a table of eight individuals, company logo in printed program and verbal recognition during the program). Registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 20 and can be done by booking below. Cancellations will not be accepted after Oct. 16 for a full refund.

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.

For additional information about events or the inductees, contact Joette Richards, the press club’s executive director, at or call (262) 894-2224.

Booking information for attendees:
Entrée Selections:
(Beef) Braised Beef Short Rib Bourguignon (GF)
(Chicken) Smoked Amish Chicken Breast
(Vegetarian) Maple Glazed Sweet Potato with Ancient Grain Risotto (this entree is also vegan)
(Please contact us for any special dietary needs.)

***If you would like to be seated near or with one of the honorees, please note that in the comment section when you register.***

Event Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

  • Wisconsin Newspaper Association

Corporate Table Sponsors

  • Marcus Hotels & Resorts

  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • TMJ4



  • Milwaukee Business Journal

  • Milwaukee Newspaper Guild

  • TMJ4

  • UW-Milwaukee



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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Corporate Table Sponsor - $1,000 - Media Hall of Fame
Corporate Table Sponsor-Media Hall of Fame - Includes a table of 8 and recognition at event. (Please enter 8 attendees along with their entree choices.)
Media Hall of Fame Standard Ticket - $90 Per Person
Media Hall of Fame per person ticket.
Media Hall of Fame table of 8 - $700
Media Hall of Fame table of 8 (Please enter 8 attendees along with their entree choices.)
Media Hall of Fame student ticket - $30 per student
Media Hall of Fame student ticket. Must be a full-time student.

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