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  • Howard Emich

    Howard Emich

    Howard Emich’s 48-year broadcast career began in 1932 when he read his high school’s weekly news on WHBY-AM, Green Bay. He studied journalism at UW-Madison and joined the university’s radio station, WHA-AM after high school. He moved to WMAM-AM, Marinette in 1940 as news editor and announcer and then on […]

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  • Jean Gitz Bassett

    Jean Gitz Bassett

    Jean Gitz Bassett was one of the first women broadcast station owners/managers in the nation when she became part of a partnership that purchased WLCX-AM, La Crosse, in 1957. In all, her broadcast career spanned over a 28 year period, beginning in 1955 at KRDO-AM, Colorado Springs and KOIA-AM, Des […]

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  • Jim Tomlin

    Jim Tomlin

    Jim Tomlin’s 42-year career in broadcast sales and management began with radio sales positions from 1955 to 1959 with WISC-AM, Madison and WNAM-AM, Neenah. In 1959, he moved over to television, and most of his next thirty-eight years were spent in the Green Bay market. He worked in sales at […]

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  • Jim Wulliman

    Jim Wulliman

    Jim Wulliman was the longtime Director of Engineering for the Journal Broadcast Group, including WTMJ-AM, WKTI-FM and WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee. Prior to that, he was responsible for the design and construction of Milwaukee’s public television stations, WMVS-TV and WMVT-TV, and served as their chief engineer and assistant director of operations. During […]

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  • Mark Zelich

    Mark Zelich

    Mark Zelich’s trademark “Courage” sign-off carried him through nearly twenty years as WSAU-TV’s sports anchor, which was the major part of his 43-year broadcast career. He began his career in 1951 with disc jockey and sorts announcing stints at WDBC-AM, Escanaba, Michigan and WATW-AM, Ashland. He moved to the Wausau/Merrill […]

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