Veteran Milwaukee music journalist Evan Rytlewski has been named Web Editor for 88Nine Radio Milwaukee (WYMS-FM 88.9). For the past 13 years, Rytlewski has worked as Music Editor for the weekly and online Shepherd Express. He has been a regular contributor to Pitchfork, which has published a variety of his features and more than 100 album reviews. His work has also appeared in Paste, Under the Radar, American Songwriter, and Rap-Up magazines.
Before working for the Shepherd, Rytlewski was a longtime and prolific contributor to the national A.V. Club.
88Nine Director of Content Nate Imig said that in Rytlewski’s new role he will write about the Milwaukee music scene and edit the work of other contributors to the station’s website, www.RadioMilwaukee.org. He will also be the primary feature writer for the website, spearheading the site’s monthly “showcase” stories that dig more deeply into one topic or issue.
“Adding such an experienced writer steeped in the Milwaukee music scene really ups our digital game,” Imig said. “Evan has built a stellar reputation as a thoughtful and talented music writer and journalist. His writing and editing will allow us to build on RadioMilwaukee.org’s solid foundation as a source for in-depth coverage of the Milwaukee music scene.”