Maayan Silver has been a reporter with WUWM's News Team since 2018. She joined WUWM as a volunteer at Lake Effect in 2016, while she was a practicing criminal defense attorney.
She believes everyone has an interesting story to share and is driven to get people from all backgrounds and perspectives on the air. Her work has been featured on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Here and Now, and she's been a guest with BBC Newshour, On Point, The Takeaway and the NPR Politics Podcast. She was part of NPR's Political Reporting Partnership during the 2020 presidential election.
Maayan has a musical spirit, loves learning about different cultures and trying new foods, and has lapsed on her goal of making Milwaukee's best hummus.