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Essential Voices: An Event "Really About the People"


Milwaukee radio host Eric Von is a familiar voice in a variety of venues – he’s the voice of Precious Livesand hosts a daily call-in show on the AM station WNOV that covers a variety of topics of local and national interest.

A new project has him hosting a live conversation series at a downtown café.  The Essential Voices series debuts at the City Net Caféon Wisconsin Avenue next Wednesday at 5:30 pm with an hour-long conversation with education leader Howard Fuller. 

"It will give me greater insight into people in this community who are really important. And we often talk about those things that they do that are important, but we don't talk about them and their motivations," says Von. "So this is an opportunity for us to sit down with some folks we are quite familiar to most of the community, but be able to show a different side of them."

Eric Von was the host of Precious Lives, a series that was created in partnership with 371 Productions, WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WNOV and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.