Milwaukee Press Club announces 2018 Media Hall of Fame Honorees

July 26, 2018

The late Nathan Conyers

The Milwaukee Press Club is pleased to announce the outstanding journalists who will be inducted into the club’s Media Hall of Fame on Friday, October 26, 2018.

“We are so pleased to honor this group of highly talented and thoughtful individuals,” said LaToya Dennis, Press Club president. “It’s not every day that you come across people so dedicated to excellence. This group of inductees has helped to set the bar and inspire us all.” The 2018 inductees to the Media Hall of Fame are:

• Elizabeth (Betsy) Brenner, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
• John Fennell, Milwaukee Magazine
• Mike Jacobs, TMJ4-TV
• Marilyn Krause, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
• Carole Meekins, TMJ4- TV
• Stuart Wilk, Milwaukee Sentinel, Dallas Morning News
• Nathan Conyers, (deceased), Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper
• Russ Haase, (deceased), Wisconsin Election Service

The Press Club’s Hall of Fame event is open to the public. Please join this year’s honorees along with their relatives, friends and colleagues as the Milwaukee Press Club celebrates the newest members of the Media Hall of Fame. The event will be held in the Woodland Dreams Ballroom at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal Street in Milwaukee. There will be a reception at 5:30 p.m., and dinner at 6:30 p.m., with the induction ceremony immediately after dinner. Registration is $65 per person; tables of eight are available for $500; corporate table sponsor $750 (includes a table of 8 and recognition at the event).

For additional information about the Milwaukee Press Club and previous inductees to the Media Hall of Fame, visit and click on “Honors”. Click here to sponsor the Hall of Fame dinner or contact Joette Richards at (262) 894-2224.

The Milwaukee Press Club, founded in 1885, is the oldest continuously operating press club in North America. Proceeds from Milwaukee Press Club programming benefit the MPC Endowment, Ltd., and its scholarship fund.

For additional information about events or the inductees, contact Joette Richards, the press club’s executive director, at or call (262) 894- 2224.