Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
Olson sent this e-mail today:
This morning I submitted paperwork to the City Clerk announcing that I will NOT be seeking re-election as your alderman this April.
As my bosses, I feel it important to let you all know right away.
I’ve had the honor to represent you for what will be nine years. I represented the 2nd district for three years prior and have been involved with economic development and various city committees since 1991. It’s been a tremendous opportunity and with you, we’ve accomplished a lot.
My wife and I did not take this decision lightly. There is a lot of work left to be done in the city.
We spent a lot of time discussing the responsibility and came to the conclusion that the trade-off between my experience and the possible energy and vision that could be provided by a new alderman balanced to opening the opportunity to someone new.
I am now required to travel extensively for my work and that causes me to want to spend as much time with my family as I can when I’m at home.
I’ll continue to work hard for you to the election and installation of a new alderman.
As always, don’t hesitate to call me with your needs.
Alderman, 1st District
I respect Alderman Olson’s decision and thank him for his years of service to
When Olson’s term expires, he has a standing invitation to guest blog on This Just In…