Press Releases


October 22, 2012

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 22, 2012 - Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn will be a guest on Milwaukee Public Television's locally-produced BLACK NOUVEAU on Wednesday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m. on MPTV 10.1 HD and 36.2. In a 12-minute interview, host Joanne Williams will discuss the Derek Williams case as well as proposed changes in department policy with Chief Flynn. The episode will be re-broadcast on MPTV 36.1 on October 25 at 12:30 a.m. and on October 28 at 4:00 p.m.

Now in its 21st season, BLACK NOUVEAU is regarded by the community as one of the most accurate and positive perspectives of African American life in Milwaukee. The award-winning program offers messages that promote positive images, interviews and profiles of African-American movers and shakers, and BLACK NOUVEAU explores the history, heritage, culture and challenges of the African-American experience. The program also serves as an agent for positive change within the community at large.

About MPTV
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Erin Eaton, Publicist/Grant Writer
P: (414) 297-8229

Darlyne Haertlein, Manager-Community Relations
P: (414) 297-7518