CoPA Milwaukee is excited to welcome Kristyna Wentz-Graff as speaker for the October Schmooze!
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photojournalist Kristyna Wentz-Graff is passionate about telling stories from her local community. With an emphasis on social and cultural issues, she’s delved into the lives of those who are often overlooked. She’s reported on a wide array of topics such as Milwaukee County’s substandard and dangerous housing conditions for people with mental illness, the adverse effects of the Iraq war on children of soldiers, investigating child deaths in the Milwaukee County foster care system, and exposing fraud in the day care system.
Prior to joining the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in October 2005, she worked at The Post-Crescent (Appleton, WI), The Grand Rapids Press (MI) and freelanced for The Orange County Register. She graduated from California State University-Fullerton with a degree in Mass Communications.