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Maryann Lazarski

Maryann is a veteran award-winning broadcast journalist.

She is the Editorial Producer for Milwaukee PBS, along with being the Executive Producer of 10thirtysix, the station’s monthly news-magazine show. 

Maryann also produces documentaries, including the national-award-winning production Kids in Crisis: You’re Not Alone on youth mental health. Maryann’s award-winning documentary on local war photojournalist Dickey Chapelle, “Behind the Pearl Earrings,” earned a spot in the Milwaukee Film Festival in 2016.

Maryann has earned several regional Emmy Awards for her work in addition to many state and national awards. She is a member of the Silver Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, recognized for her outstanding contributions to the television industry and her 25-plus year career.

Maryann spent 20 years at WISN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Milwaukee, where she held several producing and management positions. Under her leadership, WISN-TV won both an Emmy and a National Associated Press Award for coverage of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

Teaching has been another fulfilling part of Maryann’s career. She was an assistant professor at Cardinal Stritch University where she taught audio and video storytelling, and oral communications. She also was on the journalism faculty at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

Maryann is the president of the Milwaukee Press Club. She also served on the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association's Education Committee. 

She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in speech communication from Marquette University, also making her a huge MU basketball fan!


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Dickey Chapelle Photography
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