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 young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
Here are my most popular blogs from last week, Sunday – Saturday:
1) WDBJ news morning anchor Kimberly McBroom gets a hug from visiting anchor Steve Grant as meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner reflects after their early morning newscast at the station on Aug. 27 in Roanoke, Va. Reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were killed during a live broadcast the previous day, while on assignment in Moneta. Photo: WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker and WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward. Both were killed when a gunman opened fire during during a live broadcast at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Va., on August 26, 2015. The suspect has been identified as Vester Flanagan, a 41-year-old former WDBJ reporter who went by the name Bryce Williams on air. (WDBJ7)
3) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after his rally at Ladd-Peeples Stadium in Mobile, Ala. on Aug. 21. The Trump campaign moved the rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. A man walks on the shore against strong winds backdropped by a rough sea as Tropical Storm Erika moves away from Guayama, Puerto Rico, on Aug. 28, 2015. The storm was expected to dump up to 8 inches of rain across the drought-stricken northern Caribbean as it carved a path toward the U.S. Palestinians scuffle with an Israeli soldier as they try to prevent him from detaining a boy during a protest against Jewish settlements in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah on Friday. Photo: Hungarian police watch as Syrian migrants climb under a fence to enter Hungary at the Hungarian-Serbian border. The carcass of a whale is lifted in the Navy Port in Hel, northern Poland, on Tuesday. The whale was found on early Saturday near the beach in Stegna and then transported to Hel. Scientists from the Marine Research Station will examine the carcass to learn why the animal died. Officials hold confiscated elephant tusks before destroying the ivory at the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday. About two tonnes (2,155.17 kg) of ivory were crushed and incinerated during the ceremony as part of a campaign against poachers, traffickers and traders involved in the illicit trade in ivory, according to a Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation press release.