Elizabeth (Betsy) Brenner, a 35-year veteran of the newspaper industry, was named publisher of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in January 2005. She oversees Wisconsin’s largest newspaper, its websites, and a wide range of related businesses including community newspapers and specialty publications.
Prior to coming to Milwaukee, Brenner was president and publisher of The News Tribune in Tacoma, Washington and The SUN in Bremerton, Washington. She held leadership positions at The Denver Rocky Mountain News; The Miami Herald; and The New York Times.
Brenner attended Northwestern University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism in 1976 and a Masters of Business Administration in 1978. She began her newspaper career as a city news reporter for The Chicago Tribune in 1977.
She serves on the boards of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin; The Medical College of Wisconsin; the Boys & Girls Club; and ‘ABCD’ – After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, a Milwaukee-area resource for cancer patients and their families. Brenner has co-chaired the United Way Teen Pregnancy Prevention Oversight Committee since 2006. She represents media interests nationally on the board of the Associated Press.
Betsy is married to retired newspaperman Steven Ostrofsky. They live in Delafield.
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Event Sponsor—$10,000 (includes 2 tables of 8, special seating, inclusion in all promotional materials and full-page tribute in program)
Gold Table Sponsor—$5,000 (includes 1 table of 8, special seating, inclusion in all promotional materials and half-page tribute in program)
Silver Table Sponsor—$2,500 (includes 1 table of 8, special seating, inclusion in all promotional materials and ¼ page tribute in program)
Bronze Table Sponsor—$1,500 (includes 1 table of 8, special seating and recognition in program)
Gold Individual Ticket—$600 (includes two tickets and recognition in program)
Silver Individual Ticket—$350 (includes one ticket and recognition in program)
Bronze Individual Ticket—$200 (includes one ticket)
(Non-deductible amount is $45 per person)
Seating is limited. When purchasing a table, please reserve your table by Friday, November 15, 2013. We request the names of your guests no later than December 1, 2013.