Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
You ever notice when someone says they’re going to be brief, they never are? (State Senator Bob Jauch on the floor of the state Senate is a perfect example).
This morning, at our usual Mass marathon (Hey, guys, it’s not Christmas or Easter so can we lose the 90-minute Mass?) when I thought the merciful end was near (Sorry, God) , a member of the parish council, a good guy I might add, got up and walked to the lectern to say “Thank you for allowing me to briefly…….”
It then took him about ten minutes to briefly tell us about the need to contribute to the annual Catholic Stewardship Appeal fund drive.
You can lose a lot of generous souls in ten not so brief minutes when you’re putting the bite on people.