WISN Announces New Anchor Line Up

By Kevin Eck 

Milwaukee ABC affiliate WISN is moving Joyce Garbaciak and Patrick Paolantonio to the weekday evening anchor desk.

Garbaciak will join Kathy Mykleby at 6:00 and 10:00 p.m., while Paolantonio will join Toya Washington at 5:00 p.m. He’ll also “play an enhanced role on the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts.”

WISN says the changes at 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. start Monday, June 15. Garbaciak starts at 10:00 p.m. on Monday, September 14.

“We are very excited to bring Kathy and Joyce together at 6 & 10,” said Jan Wade, president and GM of WISN. “Kathy has traveled the globe for 12 News, bringing viewers important stories and big interviews that have become her hallmark. Joyce’s experience is equally impressive, including Peabody and Emmy award winning reporting.”

“I am excited about the opportunity to work with Toya again; she is an incredible journalist, colleague and friend,” said Paolantonio. “The chance to work alongside Kathy and Joyce is also terrific; I have tremendous respect for the experience, talent and journalistic integrity they bring to our news team.”

WISN 12’s New Weekday Evening Anchor Lineup:
5 p.m.: Toya Washington, Patrick Paolantonio, Mark Baden
6 & 10 p.m.: Kathy Mykleby, Joyce Garbaciak, Patrick Paolantonio, Mark Baden, Dan Needles