Courtney Everett is a producer for “The Morning Show” on Wisconsin Public Radio. She made the trek from Illinois, where she grew up, just for the cheese.
Storytelling has a way of amplifying voices and lowering fences in our communities. “Inside Stories” podcast explores Madison one story at a time. In each episode, Takeyla Benton and Jen Rubin feature a story that was told in front of an audience in Madison, then interview the storyteller to dig deeper into the story and how they crafted it.
Victoria Davis is a multi-media freelance journalist for publications across the U.S. such as Isthmus, Capital Times, SDNews and Hidden Remote. A city girl through-and-through, Victoria loves all things arts and entertainment.
Jane Genske is the Wisconsin Life/Wisconsin 101 intern for summer 2019. She’s a true Sconnie because she loves a day on the lake and a brat on the grill.
Clara Neupert grew up in Beloit. She attends UW-Eau Claire, where she is also an intern at Wisconsin Public Radio. She has a sinking suspicion that she’s developing lactose intolerance — an unfortunate condition in the dairy state.
During the 2018-2019 school year, Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21, high school students created radio pieces for Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Wisconsin Life.” The final stories were featured on the radio and online through the “Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin” project.
Kristen Durst works in community relations. She’s a contributor to Wisconsin Life and a former Wisconsin Public Radio host and reporter.
Mary Kate McCoy is a digital content producer at Wisconsin Public Radio. A lifelong Wisconsinite, she’s an enthusiastic euchre player and biker. In her free time, you can usually find her with a book or playing just one more game of ping pong.
John K. Wilson is a digital news editor at Wisconsin Public Radio and host of the WPR Politics Podcast. He also goes curling on Sunday nights and falls asleep in meetings if he hasn’t had enough tiny americanos.
Taylor Pomasl is an intern at Wisconsin Public Radio and senior journalism major in Eau Claire. She grew up in the Northwoods and is a massive Wisconsin sports fan. She loves her home-state because of its dairy-heavy diet.
Esteban Touma is a teacher, writer, and comedian adjusting to life in the US. He hosts The Moth in Madison, and is a regular at Comedy on State, where he has worked with Judd Apatow, Michelle Wolf, and Rory Scovel, among others.
Karl Christenson is a producer at Wisconsin Public Radio. He enjoys taking his family on cross-country holiday road trips to theme parks and eating bologna sandwiches and parking in the last spot so he can get out of there first.
Tressa Versteeg is an independent producer with Midwestern roots. She makes radio about the intersection of geography, art, and human nature.
Josh Kappler is a videographer and editor for “Wisconsin Life” and enjoys sharing stories about the people and places of the Midwest.