Liddie Collins

Liddie Collins is a TV producer. She’s a graduate of UW-Whitewater. She started her career in communications at the Milwaukee Courier and WNOV Radio.

For forty-three years she worked at MilwaukeePBS to bring stories to the air that inform. Recent topics include the Amazing Grace Chorus, a chorus of Alzheimer’s patients and their families, Vietnam veteran stories, and a human trafficking special. She was one of the producers for Black Nouveau, a program that has garnered her numerous awards; a regional Emmy®, National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Award, and a New York Festival Award.

Other programs she’s worked on were Great Lakes Gardener: Garden Paths. Working on national show Tracks Ahead brought about learning and sharing new information and connecting with a difference audience.

Working on the Great Circus parade and the many ethnic festivals has lasting warm memories.

When not working at MilwaukeePBS, you will find her working with young people as a Crisis Stabilizer with Running Rebels Community Agency. She puts in many hours volunteering with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter, Wisconsin Black Media Association – President and the League of Women Voters. She’s a member of NABJ-National Association of Black Journalist.

She’s a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her love of African-American people, its history and quest for Freedom is what has motivated her life.