Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Rich Rovito

Rich Rovito, Industry Reporter 

Office: 414.273.1442  E-mail

Rovito is a veteran reporter with more than two decades of experience, including more than 12 years covering the manufacturing sector for The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee, where he also covered the airline industry and labor issues. His extensive reporting experience also includes covering professional and college sports as a stringer for the Associated Press bureau in Milwaukee and working as a freelance writer for a variety of local and statewide publications.

“In covering the manufacturing sector for more than a decade, I have had a bird’s eye view of the critical work carried out by the WMEP in making Wisconsin manufacturers more competitive and efficient in the face of some unprecedented economic challenges and growing international competition. I have always looked to the WMEP for expert commentary on issues facing the state’s manufacturing sector.”

In his role with the WMEP, Rovito develops press releases, articles, blogs and success stories for the organization’s website and monthly newsletter and is highly active using social media to highlight news critical to manufacturers in Wisconsin. He is based in the WMEP’s downtown Milwaukee office.

Cell: 608.216.6156

Twitter: @rrovito