The WGTD Radio Theater

Radio Theater

The WGTD Radio Theater offers live broadcasts of original dramas and comedies that are performed by the 91.1 Players. Productions are staged roughly every sixth Saturday in the 11:15 time slot that’s normally occupied by Community Matters. Now in its 18th Season, the WGTD Radio Theater has won 30 state and national awards.

The series is produced by Dr. Steve Brown. To contact Steve, call 262-813-0144. You can also email Steve at

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Rotating Saturdays | 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Steve Brown
Steve Brown

“Education Matters” co-host Dr. Steve Brown received his Ph.D. from Iowa State University in Educational Leadership. His academic areas of specialization include educational law and ethics, social justice, and educational research and statistics. Other academic degrees include: B.S. in Broadcast Journalism from The University of Florida and an M.A. in Instructional Media and Library Science from The University of South Florida.

Steve has also been a high school teacher, principal, and district-level administrator. He was a tenured full professor at Northeastern Illinois University from 1989-2012. He also served as program coordinator of the Educational Leadership program for 8 years and 2 years as Department Chair. In addition, Steve also served as Special Assistant to the University President for 2 years His teaching areas include graduate educational leadership courses in the M.A. programs

Steve was also an Associate Professor for 4 years at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Since 2016, Steve is an elected member of the Salem School Board.

He is also the co-founder, of the 30-time award winning WGTD Public Radio Theater, now in its 18th season.


May 4, 2024

The WGTD Radio Theater: "BROWN: Thurgood Marshall and Earl Warren-A Conversation."  Written by Michael Ullstrup and Steven Brown.

April 6, 2024

The Kane Shadow: Sayonara, My Friends

WINNER: Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Award, 1st Place, Significant Community Impact, May 2019

February 10, 2024

“Cartoon  Shows  on  the  Radio.”

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The Salem School District