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.
At NNS, we’re committed to producing high quality, independent journalism in the public interest. We’re also a nonprofit.That’s why we’re thrilled to be a part of NewsMatch, a national initiative to support nonprofit news organizations. From now through the end of the year, NewsMatch will match your new monthly donation — every month for 12 months — or double your one-time gift, all up to $1,000.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is participating in NewsMatch, a program in which individual donations up to $1,000 will be matched through Dec. 31. Please help us get off to a great start by making a donation today to support our balanced coverage of Milwaukee’s central city neighborhoods.
Due to high demand, the panel discussion titled “Economic development without displacement: Easier said than done?” will be streamed live on the NNS Facebook page. For more information and to join the waitlist for the event, sponsored by NNS and Saint John’s On The Lake, click here and go to “Register.”
A two-part special report on the demise of South Side taverns by NNS reporter Edgar Mendez won a gold award in the “online hard feature” category at the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism. Former NNS reporter Naomi Waxman won the bronze award in the same category for her special report on barriers to reproductive health.
Today and tomorrow only! If you make a donation of $60 or more to NNS, you can get a free copy of “The Long March to Freedom,” a beautifully illustrated, 32-page compilation of the 15-part series NNS produced to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic open housing marches.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is excited to announce the publication of “The Long March to Freedom,” a commemorative 32-page book illustrated by local artist Gabriela Riveros. The book is a compilation of our 15-part series marking the 50th anniversary of the historic open housing marches organized by the NAACP Youth Council under the guidance of the Rev. James Groppi. It features the personal stories of nine members of the Youth Council, as well as in-depth articles written by NNS staff.
Watch for more information on how to get your copy!