Becky Mortensen joined WUWM as the Executive Producer of Lake Effect in November 2019.
Before joining WUWM, she was the Executive Producer at CBS 58 News in Milwaukee. She worked in a variety of roles during her seven years at CBS 58 including creating and producing the 4 p.m. newscast. She was nominated for an Emmy in 2016 for her work during the Sherman Park unrest.
Becky came to Milwaukee in 2012. Before that, she worked as a producer at WDIO News, interned at KUMD Radio and wrote for the online publication Lake Voice News. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a Writing Studies degree with an emphasis in journalism.