Bart Winkler

Weekdays 6:00am - 10:00am

While Bart technically didn't start in radio until a college internship at WCOW-FM in Sparta, Wisconsin, there are dozens of missing cassette tapes that would prove his love for radio started during his childhood. But upon graduation from UW-La Crosse, Bart's first job was instead in television, working as a reporter/photographer at WKBT-TV. Eventually Bart found his way back to radio in his hometown of Fond du Lac at WFON-FM, where he helmed "Mornings with Bart" from 2011-2015 and did sports play-by-play for KFIZ-AM.Bart began working at The FAN in August of 2014 as a producer on the BIG SHOW before moving to the mornings. "Chuck & Winkler" debuted on August 4th, 2016.Bart currently resides in Shorewood with his wife Nikol. The first of four brothers all with the same initials; BGW, Bart bleeds Green & Gold. A Packers shareholder, he’s got a piece of old Lambeau Field turf in his freezer and sleeps in Packer sweatpants under a Packers blanket! Plus, he and his wife hold the record for highest bar tab for a wedding reception held at Lambeau Field.

Hometown: Fond du Lac, WI

Favorite drink: Captain Morgan and Diet Dr. Pepper (in moderation!)

What 3 words describe you best? Clever, focused, detailed, attentive

What’s on your iPod? New alt rock, 80s one-hit wonders, classic 90s pop to early 2000s Country and then to Neil Diamond… all in a span of 20 minutes.

Describe a perfect day off: Hanging out with my two best friends - my wife and my couch.

If you weren’t in radio, what job would you have? Game show host or SNL cast member. A realistic adult job would be to be a city planner (played a lot of Sim City as a kid)

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June 19, 2017 - 12:56 pm

The FAN staff recaps another WWE pay-per-view as the Smackdown branded Money in the Bank comes to a close. Bart Winkler, Bill "Baby Tausch" Schmid, Cody Grant, and the FAN Podcast debut of Josh...

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© Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports
June 10, 2017 - 5:42 pm

The rumors are running rampant as to who the Bucks next general manager will be, and there are a lot of assumptions taking place as well. First, we all assumed it would be the assistant GM Justin...

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Milwaukee Bucks
June 10, 2017 - 4:37 pm

The Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday have unveiled their plans to play a regular season game at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in celebration of their 50th year as a franchise. "I think at first we thought...

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June 05, 2017 - 2:55 pm

Bart Winkler, Bill "Baby Tausch" Schmid, and Cody Grant recap the WWE Raw pay-per-view Extreme Rules. Is Samoa Joe the right choice to take on Brock Lesnar? Why can't WWE get the Bayley character...

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Kyle Terada
June 05, 2017 - 6:55 am

Oakland - The Warriors took a 2-0 series lead Sunday after a 132-113 victory over the Cavaliers. Kevin Durant (33) and Stephen Curry (32) combined for 65 points. Lebron James did all he could...

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Marcio Jose Sanchez
June 02, 2017 - 6:55 am

OAKLAND -- Well it was worth the wait if you are a Warriors fan, Cavs fans hoping they can take a mulligan after Game 1 of the NBA Finals goes to Golden State in blowout fashion 113-90.  Kevin...

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© Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
June 01, 2017 - 3:26 pm

In my continual quest to take as much of Chuck Freimund's money as possible, placing a few friendly wagers on the NBA Finals was a given. 

I'll be betting with my head as well as my heart in...

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© Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
April 25, 2017 - 6:08 pm

The question came up on Chuck & Winkler this morning, What's the Best Bucks Win You've Seen in Your Life? Sadly, that's a hard question to answer for a guy born in 1984. Being born when I was...

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© Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports
April 14, 2017 - 9:03 pm

A few years ago I wanted to make a good effort to get into the NHL and struggled with what team to follow. Long story short, I ended up riding the Buffalo Sabres. They made the playoffs that...

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