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Libby Collins

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Position:: Host
Resides in:: Elm Grove
Status:: Married with a son who is a newspaper reporter / law school student

Libby was born in Indiana but fell in love with Milwaukee in 2005 when she met her husband, Tony (a Marquette High and Marquette U grad).   She’s reluctant to admit which won her heart first, but says the moment they went for a walk in Elm Grove, she knew she was home.  While in high school, she won a National Forensics League Award for radio and decided  to pursue a career in broadcasting.

Hearing a local radio station was looking for a part-time receptionist, Libby applied, convincing management to put her on the air a few days after she was hired.


Did you know?

Libby's cousin was the late Dick Hackett from the Brewers organization.


Before joining Newsradio 620 WTMJ in 2010, she worked at numerous Chicagoland radio stations as a talk show host and program director, receiving Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Awards for Radio Station of the Year, Radio Station Website and as a finalist for Best Radio Personality.  Libby has also worked in television, producing and co-hosting a program on WCIU-TV in Chicago and appearing  as a Chicago Correspondent for Catherine Crier’s Court TV show.

 

In addition to Libby’s endless pursuit of visiting every location she reads about in Milwaukee Magazine, she enjoys gardening, working-out (although she only runs if someone is chasing her) and attending concerts by Milwaukee Beatles Tribute band “The Britins.”

 

Looking for a Speaker?

Hearing a local radio station was looking for a part-time receptionist, Libby applied, convincing management to put her on the air a few days after she was hired.

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