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Frank is in his fourth decade as a labor activist. Starting out as a machinist, he worked his way into academia and has written extensively on new technology and work organization, with investigations of factories in parts of the world where workforces are creating new ways to organize work. Frank founded WIN in 2000, with the aim of broadening the availability of high-quality, worker-oriented news on commercial and community radio. He holds a PhD in History and teaches at the UW-Madison's School for Workers.
Jesse graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in journalism. While at UConn he spent time in various positions at WHUS the university's radio station. Those positions included: music, fundraising and public affairs director. Since graduating he has been a staff writer for the Willimantic Chronicle, sports editor at The Glastonbury Citizen and has trained Transportation Security Administration employees how to use the CTX 5500 explosive detection system at airports throughout the country. In addition to producing for WIN, he is a founder and music writer for Dane101.com and is an editor and co-founder of the independent publishing company Altered States Press.
Doug is a highly experienced radio journalist who comes to WIN from a five-year stint as State Capitol Correspondent for The Wisconsin Radio Network in Madison. Doug has news director and reporter/anchor AP and UPI award-winning news experience for both commercial and NPR member stations in Michigan and Indiana. Doug's print work includes 8 years as a co-founder and investigative reporter for The Flint Voice alternative newspaper (later The Michigan Voice) in the 1980's. His freelance & "stringer" work has appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio, Court TV, WisPolitics.com, StateLine.org, WBBM and WBEZ, Chicago, The Minnesota News Network, The Michigan News Network, AP & UPI.
- Alexa: LaborRadio.org