[Original Airdate: September 19, 2019]
10thirtysix tells the inspiring story of a youth baseball coach who isn’t letting his disability get in the way of teaching his team to play fearlessly, on and off the field. Also, local author Ebony Lewis new book “Dear Black Boy: It’s OK to Cry” focuses on some of the cultural differences of mental health within the black community.
10thirtysix is a monthly news-magazine program. Our producers go in-depth to tell compelling stories and documentaries about issues and concerns, the successes, and about the people living and working in our southeast Wisconsin communities.
Honored with a Milwaukee Press Club statewide award for Best News Program, many of the stories produced for 10thirtysix also have won regional Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. One of our stories also received an award from the National Association of Black Journalists.
10thirtysix is produced by Maryann Lazarski
[Original Airdate: August 15, 2019]
Last August, 10thirtysix went into Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood to talk about what still needs to be done to heal and come together. Plus, most kids dream of becoming a police officer or firefighter, but what is it really like to step in their shoes?
[Original Airdate: September 20, 2018]
It's an unbelievable story of survival, we hear from a former refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo about the horrors experienced in the Congo, the unimaginable living conditions in the refugee camp and the great joy in coming to Milwaukee and becoming a U.S. citizen.
[Original Airdate: September 21, 2017]
An often overlooked perspective from the Vietnam War is from the Hmong, the largest Asian population in southeast Wisconsin. Join us as we look back at their stories of war, how and why they aided American troops, they're daunting stories of escape from Laos. Hear from a Vietnam combat veteran about how he still struggles with the job he had to do.
Portia has over 14 years of experience working as a reporter and anchor. This includes her tenure as an anchor and reporter with WISN, during which she earned two Emmy nominations among many other awards and accolades.
After the birth of her first child, Portia redirected her passion for story-telling towards a career in public relations. As the Public Relations Manager for Sargento Foods Inc., where she will continue to work in addition to her role with Milwaukee PBS, Portia shares the stories of the hard-working people of this family-owned company in Plymouth, WI.
Portia is proud to bring this life-long passion for story-telling to Milwaukee PBS as the host of 10thirtysix™.