V. Thomas Shanahan (February 13, 1925 – March 10, 2014) was an American broadcaster.
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Shanahan attended Hi-Mount School, Steuben Junior High and then Washington High School. He later fought with the United States Army in World War II. He died in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin at age 89.
While still in high school, Shanahan began working for WEMP in Milwaukee. After his time in the military, he returned to WEMP and remained there through the 1960s. He broadcast Milwaukee Brewers games alongside Mickey Heath and Earl Gillespie. In 1953, when Major League Baseball arrived in Milwaukee, Shanahan put together the first Milwaukee Braves broadcasting network. He also hosted a pregame show called Dugout Doings.
He also worked for WRIT-AM, WITI-TV, WCUB-AM, WHBL, WTKM-FM and WTKM, all Wisconsin-based stations.
In 2003, he was inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
WTMJ is a commercial AM radio station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Owned by Good Karma Brands, the station has a news/talk radio format. Its sign-on dates back to 1922 and for most of its history it was owned by The Milwaukee Journal newspaper. On weekdays, it airs news blocks during drive time, local talk shows in middays, sports in the evening and syndicated shows in late nights. It is the flagship station for Milwaukee Brewers baseball and Milwaukee Bucks basketball.
WMYX-FM is a commercial radio station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Calling itself "99.1 The Mix," it was the first station in the U.S. to use the "Mix" moniker. WMYX-FM has been airing roughly the same hot adult contemporary radio format since late 1981. The station is owned by Audacy, Inc., along with sister stations WXSS-FM and WSSP. WMYX's studios and transmitter are co-located in Hales Corners. The playlist consists of current hits and recent hits from the 2000s and 2010s. WMYX is responsible for the activation of the Milwaukee metropolitan area Emergency Alert System.
WJOI is a commercial AM radio station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is known on-air as "Joy 1340/98.7". WJOI is owned by the Milwaukee Radio Group subsidiary of Saga Communications, with radio studios and offices on Milwaukee's West Side. The transmitter is on West Martin Drive in Milwaukee. Programming is also heard on 99-watt FM translator W254CU at 98.7 MHz.
WOKY is a commercial AM radio station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. It is owned and operated by iHeartMedia and broadcasts a sports format affiliated with Fox Sports Radio. Its studios and offices, which became the home of all iHeart Milwaukee stations in 2000 after a building expansion, are located on West Howard Avenue in suburban Greenfield; the transmitter site is behind the studios. WOKY broadcasts in HD Radio.
WISN is an AM talk radio station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc., and is the home of local afternoon radio host Mark Belling. Its studios are located on Howard Avenue in the Milwaukee suburb of Greenfield and its nine-tower antenna is located at 21423 Bennett Road in Dover. WISN operates at the maximum power for AM stations of 50,000 watts in the daytime and reduces power to 10,000 watts at night, when it must protect other stations on the 1130 kHz frequency. WISN can also be heard on the HD 2 channel of its FM sister station 97.3 WRNW.
WSSP is a Milwaukee-based sports talk station owned by Audacy, Inc. Its studios and transmitter are co-located in Hales Corners.
Milwaukee Area Technical College is a public two-year vocational-technical college based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. MATC offers day, evening, and weekend classes at campuses in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, West Allis, and Mequon. Enrollment is about 35,000. MATC offers over a dozen accredited associate degrees, as well as well over a hundred vocational licenses, job training certificates, and adult enrichment courses. MATC also runs GED and HSED classes at local community-based organizations and offers high school diplomas through its Adult High School program.
WTKM-FM is a full service radio station located in Hartford, Wisconsin, which serves the Milwaukee metropolitan area. WTKM is owned by Tomsun Media, LLC, broadcasting a community-oriented format which consists of classic country, and local news/talk programming.
WPTT is a radio station located in Hartford, Wisconsin, and serving the Milwaukee metropolitan area. WPTT is owned by Tomsun Media LLC, which is operated by David and Connie Stout.
WSHS (91.7) is a student-run high school radio and public radio station operating on a non-commercial license in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Owned by the Sheboygan Area School District, the station's studio is located on the second floor of Sheboygan North High School on the city's north side, and the transmitter is located in the central courtyard of the North High building. An auxiliary studio is also located at Sheboygan South High School, though most programming originates out of North High. The station's signal covers most of Sheboygan and portions of Kohler and the towns of Mosel, Sheboygan and Wilson, and is also simulcast as the audio on the district's South-produced cable channel SASD TV during non-programming hours, which is carried on Spectrum and AT&T U-verse systems in Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Washington Counties.
WJJO is a radio station broadcasting from Madison, Wisconsin, licensed to Watertown. It describes itself as having an "active rock" format, targeting adults 18 to 49. WJJO is considered one of the hardest active rock radio stations in the country, and was voted #1 Rock Station in the country by the music industry in 2006 and 2007 and was the recipient of the Radio Contraband Rock Radio Award for Medium Market Radio Station of the year in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. WJJO was inducted to the Rock Radio Hall of Fame in 2014. The station is owned by Mid-West Management, Inc.
Gary Tobius Ellerson is a former American football player with the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. He currently works as a Milwaukee, Wisconsin sports media personality.
Bally Sports Wisconsin (BSWI) is an American regional sports network owned by Diamond Sports Group, and operates as an affiliate of Bally Sports. Operating as the "Wisconsin" sub-feed of Fox Sports North until 2007, the channel was known as Fox Sports Wisconsin until 2021. It broadcasts regional coverage of sports events throughout the state of Wisconsin, with a focus on professional sports teams based in Milwaukee, namely the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball and the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. It primarily operates from a studio/office facility in downtown Milwaukee, with secondary offices and production studio/office hub based in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
WRDB is a radio station in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. The station broadcasts at 1,000 watts from a tower located just west of Reedsburg. WRDB also operates an FM translator at 97.3 FM. The station currently airs a mixture of oldies and sports - including Reedsburg Beavers high school football, boys and girls basketball, and baseball as well as Milwaukee Brewers baseball, ESPN Sunday Night Baseball and Wisconsin Badgers football, basketball and hockey. WRDB is the primary sports station in the Reedsburg & Wisconsin Dells area.
Drew Olson is an American sportscaster from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Packers Radio Network is a broadcast radio network and the official radio broadcaster of the Green Bay Packers, fully under the team's control in regards to technical productions and on-air personnel. The network's flagship is iHeartMedia's WRNW in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and its coverage is also heard nationwide through NFL Game Pass, Sirius XM, and TuneIn.
Carl G. Zimmermann was an American television journalist, news anchor and World War II war correspondent. Zimmermann had the longest on-air broadcasting career in the history of the Milwaukee media market, having spent more than 50 years on television and radio in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. He spent much of his television career at WITI. Zimmermann joined WITI in 1959 as a television reporter at the station. In 1973 he began doing investigative reports under the consumer action series "Contact 6", in which he helped viewers who wrote or called in to the station to ask him about checking out various subjects from contract disputes to fraudulent practices. Zimmermann continued to do "Contact 6" reports until he retired in 1986 as WITI's director of communications; Tom Hooper succeeded him and continued "Contact 6" until his own retirement, followed by Katrina Cravy, who does the segment currently. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel called him the "dean of broadcast news in Milwaukee."
Brendan Burke is an American sportscaster for MSG Networks, the New York Islanders, NBC Sports and Turner Sports.
Jack Raymond was an American radio host who was active from the late 1930s until his death in 1975.
The Milwaukee Brewers Radio Network is a 33-station radio network in Wisconsin and Michigan that broadcasts baseball games and related programming for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball, and is operated in lieu of the Brewers by Good Karma Brands. The network's flagship is WTMJ/620 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (which was purchased by Good Karma Brands in 2018 WTMJ served as the flagship station for the network for all but three years of the Brewers' existence.