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Mike Hayes

Morning Show Host

Mike Hayes is a local legend. He’s best known for his gift of gab and he’ll talk with anyone about anything. Catch up on the latest happenings in the La Crosse area, important issues for Western Wisconsin and other interesting topics. If you miss the show, listen to the La Crosse Talk podcast.

[email protected] | 608-796-2545


Brad Williams

Anchor/ Reporter

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW – La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features “Yesterday in La Crosse” and “What’s Buried on Brad’s Desk.”

[email protected] | 608-796-2553


Scott Robert Shaw

Anchor/ Brand Manager

Scott has been at Mid-West Family La Crosse since 1989, and authors Wisconsin’s only daily radio editorial, “As I See It” heard on WIZM each weekday morning and afternoon.

[email protected] | 608-796-2520


Rick Solem

Anchor/ Reporter

Rick is host of La Crosse Talk PM and WIZM’s assistant news director.

[email protected] | 608-796-2554


Kaitlyn Riley

Anchor/ Reporter/ Farm Director

Kaitlyn Riley’s passion for communications started on her family’s dairy farm in Gays Mills, Wisconsin. Wanting to share agriculture’s story, she studied strategic communications and broadcast journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kaitlyn has covered everything from local events to interviewing presidential candidates, and putting back on her barn boots to chat with farmers in the field. Today, Kaitlyn can be seen covering local stories that matter to you in the La Crosse area.

[email protected] | 608-796-2552