Portia Young Archives

African American Breastfeeding Network celebrates 10th Anniversary

June 28, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, The African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN), along with 15 sponsoring organizations and more than 100 guests, joined together at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center, 3020 West Vliet St., to commemorate 10 years of service to the community. Formed in 2008, the organization was founded by concerned community residents due… [Read More]

2013 Black Excellence Awards Media Honoree Portia Young

March 15, 2013

Portia Young is the co-anchor of “12 News This Morning” from 4:30 to 7 a.m. weekdays. Portia was promoted to this position in 2008, after joining WISN 12 to launch the weekend edition of “12 News This Morning” in 2003. That launch brought Portia to Milwaukee four years into her broadcast journalism career, which began… [Read More]