Gene Mueller, host of Wisconsin’s Morning News for 620 WTMJ Radio, will continue to lead the Milwaukee Press Club as president for the next year, after the membership ratified elections to the club’s board of governors at its September 17th Annual Meeting.
Mueller is an entertaining fixture in the Milwaukee radio market, having spent the last 25 years as morning show co-host on WKTI-FM, WTMJ’s former sister station. A native of Sheboygan, he started his radio career at Sheboygan North High School, attended the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point and began his professional radio career at WSPT AM/FM. He came to Milwaukee in 1981 as news director and morning show host of WQFM, and joined WKTI a year later.
James B. Nelson has been named the club’s president-elect. An Appleton native, Nelson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a business editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. His work experience includes reporting stints at the Milwaukee Sentinel, Waukesha Freeman, Baraboo News-Republic and Stoughton Courier Hub. Nelson also teaches journalism classes part time at Marquette University. He also serves as a director of the Milwaukee Press Club Endowment Board.
elected to the board were:
They join continuing directors:
LaToya Dennis, News Reporter/Producer, WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio, will remain on the board as past-president.
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