Rich Kirchen is the senior reporter at the Milwaukee Business Journal and started his career as a part-timer at The Milwaukee Journal. He attained a bachelor’s in journalism from UWM. He covered the media industry (and several others) since the 1990s. Rich has won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club and American City Business Journals. He appears frequently on Business Journal partners WTMJ-AM and WTMJ-TV. Rich previously was a reporter at the Dubuque Telegraph Herald.