People

  • Foreign Policy Contributor

    Arthur I. Cyr is Director of the Clausen Center for World Business and Clausen Distinguished Professor at Carthage College in Kenosha. Previously he was President of the Chicago World Trade Center, the Vice President of the Chicago Council on...

  • Contributor

    Barbara Miner is Milwaukee-based journalist, photographer and producer. Her work has appeared in news outlets ranging from WUWM to The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Milwaukee Magazine and Milwaukee Journal...

  • Health Policy Contributor

    Barbara J. Zabawa owns the Center for Health and Wellness Law, LLC a law firm dedicated to improving legal access and compliance for the health and wellness industries.  Barbara is also a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of...

  • Author, Essayist

    Cari Taylor-Carlson travels the world with a backpack and a tent. She taught environmental education at Schlitz Audubon and the Boerner Botanical Gardens, founded the Milwaukee Walking and Eating Society and wrote Milwaukee Walks, The Food...

  • Healthy Body Basics

    Cynthia Akey is a health, fitness and wellness professional. She has over 15 years of experience teaching and coaching stiff and aching individuals who want to live healthier lives.

    As a certified yoga instructor, personal trainer, and...

  • Automotive Contributor

    Dan Harmon was one of the original members of Lake Effect (formerly At Ten). He started at WUWM in November of 1998 and left December of 2015 after 17 years of production.

    He continues on as one of Lake Effect's <...

  • Farming Contributor

    David (Dave) Kozlowski, along with his wife Sandy Raduenz, owns and operates Pinehold Gardens, an organic produce farm in Oak Creek, Wis. The pair left their full-time office careers...

  • Film Critic

    David Luhrssen is arts and entertainment editor of the Shepherd Express, co-founder of the Milwaukee International Film Festival and co-author of A Time of Paradox: America...

  • Contributor

    Originally from New Zealand, Debbi brings the perspective of a newcomer to Wisconsin in her stories. She now lives in Muskego, Wis., with her husband and two sons.

    Debbi has reported on social and business trends for 25 years for...

  • Game Contributor

    James Lowder has worked in fiction and hobby game publishing for more than two decades. He is the editor of the award-winning anthologies Hobby Games: The 100 Best and Family Games, available in print and now in select ebook formats....

  • Essayist

    Jim Spangler comments on the life experiences we all share, drawing on a 40-year newspaper career in Human Resources and labor relations, following a business degree from the University of Iowa and a stint in the Marines.

    “After four...

  • Personal Finance Contributor

    As a volunteer financial educator and contributor to this program, Janet Tierney helps people develop the skills needed to achieve financial stability. Janet has used her business acumen and fundraising skills to benefit many area non-profit...

  • Astronomy Contributor

    To Dr. Jean Creighton, physics is the gateway to astronomy. She studied physics at the University of Athens and went on to earn a masters degree from Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a PhD in Astrophysics from the University...

  • Artisan Cheese Expert

    Jeanette Hurt is Lake Effect's cheese contributor.

    She's an award-winning writer and author of 10 books, including the critically acclaimed Drink Like a Woman and the award-winning The Cheeses of Wisconsin: A...

  • Poet / Writer

    Jenny Benjamin is an award-winning poet and novelist. Over 30 of her poems have appeared in journals, including DIAGRAM, South Carolina Review, Fulcrum, Baltimore Review, Chelsea, and the Crab Orchard Review. Her first novel, ...

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