Mike Gousha

Mike-GoushaAn Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist with a career of over 30 years in Wisconsin, he began his career while still in college in Madison at the Capitol News Bureau in 1977-78 and in 1978 at WIBA radio. After his graduation from UW-Madison in 1978, he joined the news staff at WSAU-TV, Wausau where he served three years. In 1981, he began a 25-year career as a reporter/anchor at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee. During that time he also served as lead anchor of the popular interview program “Sunday Night” for 17 years. During his time at WTMJ-TV news, he covered a wide array of local, national and international stories, including producing an award-winning series from El Salvador and Nicaragua on the flight of refugees to Milwaukee. He has been honored with two Emmy awards and has been recognized by the Wisconsin Associated Press with the prestigious Carol Brewer Award for outstanding long-term contributions to broadcast journalism.

In 2007, he became a Distinguished Fellow in Law and Public Policy at Marquette University, where he organizes and coordinates forums and conferences which address important public policy issues. He continues to work as a contributing anchor and reporter for WISN-TV, Milwaukee.

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  1. matthew perta

    I met Mike Gousha twice while working in public relations at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. He was always polite, friendly and professional, just as he comes across on TV. Gousha’s dedication to his work is inspiring. From 2001 to 2012 I hosted an interview program I created on the community cable channel in West Allis called “Artscape.” I patterned it after Gousha’s “Sunday Night” on WTMJ-TV Channel 4. Mike Gousha is and always will be the most admired broadcast journalist/interviewer we have in Milwaukee. No one else comes close.

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