Experience Milwaukee: Launches new effort to help Milwaukee businesses recruit and retain talent

Popular podcast expands mission to help elevate city as a top talent destination

Milwaukee (June 1, 2022) – The Experience Milwaukee Podcast announced the addition of Work in MKE, a new series dedicated to showcasing local businesses and industries, recruiting talent to the area, and growing Milwaukee’s reputation as a top destination to experience, live, and work. Experience Milwaukee has already attracted several prominent companies including Direct SupplyWantableNorthwestern MutualHarley-Davidson, and ManpowerGroup, who have signed on to participate in this new effort.

“We’re excited to grow the podcast and collaborate with area companies in a meaningful way that elevates the city and helps bring people to Milwaukee, literally or virtually,” said Steve Glynn, Chief Milwaukee Officer and co-host of the Experience Milwaukee Podcast. “These organizations are leaders in this effort, so it was a natural fit for us to collaborate on our mutual interests.”

Over the past four years, Experience Milwaukee has become one of the most popular podcasts in Wisconsin and was recently ranked in the top 10% of most popular podcasts globally out of 2.8M podcasts. It currently has listeners in 40 states and 30 countries around the world. Hosted by Steve Glynn and Adam Derus, the duo focuses on lifting up the people and places that make Milwaukee special and promoting the city as a welcoming community.

Experience Milwaukee is actively recruiting more businesses to take part in their Work in MKE series. Offerings include the development of business showcase videos, podcast conversations with employees and leadership, and other elements that can all be used to establish or enhance company recruitment efforts.

“As a fast-growing, next-generation retail clothing and tech-focused brand, Wantable is thrilled to partner with Experience Milwaukee on their new Work in MKE segment to put a spotlight on the innovative and dynamic companies in Milwaukee. We’re passionate about making MKE a stronger community and a city that attracts strong talent from across the globe. The podcast is an amazing way to showcase the talent, technology, and innovation in our city, and Wantable is honored to be part of the inaugural group of businesses partnering with Experience MKE to put this national spotlight on Milwaukee,’ said Tiffany Cooley, Chief Marketing Officer at Wantable. View the first Work in MKE series page featuring Wantable.

Experience Milwaukee will also spotlight the neighborhoods surrounding these companies so audiences can get a holistic view of what it is like to live here. Content development has already begun and listeners can find new episodes at ExperienceMilwaukee.com or anywhere that podcasts are available.


The Experience Milwaukee Podcast was started in 2018 by co-founders Steve Glynn and Adam Derus. It currently has listeners in 40 states and 30 countries around the world. Follow along anywhere you get your podcasts, connect with us on LinkedIn, or look for @EXPMKE on TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.