Generation Now

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Model, singer, and former Miss Outstanding Teen Wisconsin JamieNicole Morelan, who is on her way to Los Angeles to continue her career. JamieNicole shares her story of resilience and triumph and how she deals with online harassment on social media.

Host Troy McDonald welcomes 21-year-old John Bush who recently was one of the 14 candidates vying for an appointment on the Kenosha Unified School District Board.

Host Troy McDonald talks with Harvard Graduate and Author Kristine Kowalski. Her latest essay is featured in the Amazon best selling book “What Doesn’t Kill Her: Women’s Stories of Resilience.”

Host Troy McDonald talks saturday’s Juneteenth Celebration in Kenosha with organizer and CEO/Founder of RegiMEN Barber Collective Alvin Owens

Host Troy McDonald welcomes back Student Support Counselors Nicole Gustafson and Katie Lohre from Gateway Technical College 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes the 2021 Boys and Girls Club Kenosha Youth of the Year Armon Harris. Harris is a dedicated volunteer at BGCK and has received a full four-year tuition scholarship to Carthage College

Host Troy McDonald welcomes one of the most preeminent thought leaders in the United States and frequent MSNBC and Roland Martin Unfiltered Contributor Dr.

Host Troy McDonald airs impactful portions of "The Opiod Crisis: A Dose of Reality" an event sponsored by S.C. Johnson covered for WGTD News. 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Sandi Harding, the owner of the last Blockbuster in the world in Bend, Oregon. Harding was featured in the  hit Netflix documentary “The Last Blockbuster.” 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Timothy Overocker, A unique teacher using a “Twitch Streaming” Style at Lakeview Technology Academy. 

Robinhood and the rise is retail investors. Host Troy McDonald welcomes Dr.

Big tech's role in inciting terror in the united states. Host Troy McDonald welcomes Jade Magnus Ogunnaike, Senior Campaign Director at “Color of Change,” to discuss big tech’s role in creating and inciting terror in the U

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Dr. Rayshawn Ray, Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland. and the David M. Rubenstein Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. 

Host Troy McDonald (the only Black on-air personality in the city of Kenosha) sits down with one of the only Black alderman in Kenosha Anthony Kennedy to discuss the civil unrest in the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Dr. Tammi Summers, the head of Gateway Technical College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Brandon Poler, a sophomore at Carthage College who started the group "Carthage Community for LGBTQ Visibility and Inclusion." 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Sam Reeves. Sam, an intern who worked several years with WGTD, is now launching their OWN SHOW entitled "This Shi* Right Here;" a music talk show podcast for Gen Z.

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Generation NOW - OUR MOMENT- A Special 2020 Election Event. Host Troy McDonald sits down with members of Generation Z (Born after 1997) to discuss their thoughts on the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election.

Host Troy McDonald welcomes three local Gen Z'ers,Vanessa Bush, a freshman at Hamline University; Lizzie Barber, a sophomore at UW-Stout; and Natalie Lother, a senior at Indian Trail High School(born after 1997) in a follo

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Tyler Scheuermann, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student and sports broadcaster who last week won 5 Wisconsin Community Media broadcasting awards (including "Best in Show" and multiple fi

Host Troy McDonald discusses how white members of our community, can serve as allies, during the critical movement for black lives.

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Trevor Jung, Alderman in the City of Racine, and Delegate during the 2020 Democratic Convention. 

 Host Troy McDonald welcomes Meredith Kaufmann and Alana Carmickle (Pictured far right) from the "Equiteens;" A group of local Indian Trail High School Students who organized protests in the wake of the Death of George Flo

Host Troy McDonald welcomes New York Times Best Selling Author of "White Rage" and "One Person, No Vote" and professor of African American Studies at Emory University Dr. Carol Anderson. 

Host Troy McDonald welcome Koerri Elijah Washington, whose  Facebook Live streams garnered nearly 200,000 streams as Kenosha was embroiled in civil unrest. 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Student Support Counselors Nicole Gustafson and Katie Lohre from Gateway Technical College to help Millenials and Gen Z create a new vision for their lives during the COVID-19 crisis 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes William Russell Volamar III, a senior at Big Foot Union High School and Principal of the school Dan Dowden. Volmar is a US Presidential Scholars Progam Semi-Finalist. 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Financial Expert Bob Haggarty to break down how Millennials and Gen Z can plan for their futures during the COVID 19 Crisis.

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Jim Ross, lead commentator for All Elite Wrestling and author of "Under the Black Hat: My Life in WWE and Beyond." 

Technology Overload: How Gen Z is Dealing with COVID-19 with guests Bailey Laird, Lizzie Barber, and Vanessa Bush. 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Tyler Scheuermann, the lead sports play by play announcer at The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater's television station UWW-TV.

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Abagail Walentowski and Natalie Lother; two crew members from WGTD Sports, WGTD's digital sports video brand that live streams high school athletics on Facebook.

Comedian and Author Dobie Maxwell 

Joseph Mangi, Lifelong Educational Community stallworth and current President of Peace Learning Circles. 

The Success of Lincoln Middle School. Host Troy McDonald interviews students from Lincoln Middle School and Starlynn Dayley, Lincoln's principal. 

Sheri Salata; Former Executive Producer of the Oprah Winfrey Show and President of the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Joycelyn Fish, Director of Development and Marketing at the Racine Theater Guild. 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes Nilay Patel; Editor in Chief of "TheVerge," One of the most popular websites in the world. "TheVerge" is owned by VoxMedia, which is a billion dollar company. 

New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Carol Anderson; author of “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Nation’s Divide,” and “One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy” 

Troy McDonald discusses generational poverty with Emma Hendrieth, Director, Student Support & Tutoring Services and Shayla Thompson, Student Support Specialist both from Gateway Technical College. 

Host Troy McDonald welcomes local cyclists Lucy Foss, Mia Scarlato, Carter Kaz, Cedric Le Denmat, and Gabriel Le Denmat. They have competed in and won state and national cycling tournaments. 

David Desimone, Site Director of the Black Point Estate in Lake Geneva. 

The First Ever Generation NOW with Rapper and Wordsmith Denny Lanez