People

  • Statehouse Bureau Chief/ The Players Blog

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    Read Amanda's "The Players" blog.

    Amanda Vinicky has covered Illinois politics and government for WUIS and the Illinois Public Radio network since...

  • Anchor/ Economy Blog
  • 2015 Public Affairs Reporting Program Graduate Intern - City

    Brittanie N. Brooks is a graduate student in the Public Affairs Reporting program at the University of Illinois Springfield. She previously worked at WEIU News Watch in Charleston, Illinois where she worked on two Emmy winning shows. She is a...

  • Analyst/ Ends and Means Blog
  • Reporter/ Education Desk Blog

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  • 2015 Public Affairs Reporting Program Graduate Intern - Illinois Issues

    Jacqualine Simone Williams is a graduate student in the Public Affairs Reporting program at the University of Illinois Springfield. She spent 15 years as an independent reporter with the Milwaukee Courier and was an intern with...

  • Executive Editor/ Past Due Blog

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    Read Jamey's "Past Due" blog.

    No other publication explains Illinois as well as Illinois Issues.  No other publication has the audience of ...

  • Quiddity Managing Editor
  • Managing Editor/Equity Blog

    Read Maureen's "Equity" blog.

    Maureen Foertsch McKinney is a lead editor of Illinois Issues' feature articles, working with freelance writers. She is...

  • Reporter/ The Scene Blog

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    Read Rachel's "The Scene" blog.

    Rachel's reports focus on the arts, community, and diverse culture. She produces WUIS' original program, Illinois Edition....

  • General Manager/Publisher

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    Advisory Board, Ex-Officio Member

    Randy became WUIS' general manager in 2013 after serving as development director since moving to Springfield in 2008.  With the 2014 merger with Illinois Issues magazine,...

  • 2015 Public Affairs Reporting Program Graduate Intern - Illinois Issues

    Rhonda Gillespie is in the Public Affairs Reporting graduate program at University of Illinois Springfield and covers state government and politics for Illinois Issues magazine. She was previously managing editor of the Chicago...

  • Content Director/ Illinois Edition

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    Sean has been News Director for WUIS since the fall of 2009. He replaced the only other person to hold that title in the station's history, Rich Bradley. Prior to taking over the News Department, Sean worked as Statehouse...