Ron Smith, managing editor for news at USA Today and former deputy managing editor for daily news and production at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, will become the new editor of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
Few communities are known by their ZIP codes, but Milwaukee’s 53206 is an exception. The statistics are grim. For example, 62 percent of black men in 53206 are incarcerated, the highest percentage in the country, and 44.6 percent of individuals live below the poverty line. But there is much more to 53206 than these statistics.