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I grew up in Franklin, WI with my Mom, Dad and brother. My parents were both teachers and loved music. My Dad was also a high school basketball coach so I of course played sports. I was in organized basketball and baseball until I reached college. Both my parents were conscious of my artistic side at an early age so they got me into music in grade school. I played clarinet, listened to my parent's folk and R&B records, and at the age of 12 started listening to hip hop music. To this day I claim that I brought rap music to Franklin. My parents were always supportive of my endeavors in school, sports and the arts. They taught my brother and I to be passionate and knowledgeable about many things, but more important, they taught us to have fun with whatever it was that we were doing. That's probably why I'm in the entertainment business.

For over 16 years I dedicated myself to working in radio. I was at Lazer 103 for 9 years before it switched to 102.9 The Hog in 2005. Mandatory Metallica was a segment that I did every night for almost 5 years. In fact, my nickname at one point was Kramp Master in honor of their song Master Of Puppets. Once Lazer switched to The Hog I was out of a job, but quickly got hired to do a morning show on 102.1 WLUM. For 7 years I was a recognizable and award winning personality on the Kramp and Adler Morning Show. You can currently listen to my Kramp Cast podcast at and on iTunes.

I've always been committed to entertaining Milwaukee while promoting its music, sports, food and fun. My passion for the city has never diminished and I continue to search for the people and events that make this city great. I'm very thankful to have a wonderful wife, a supportive family, great friends, passionate viewers and a loyal listenership.

If you have a story or an event that you would like to highlight, please reach out to me via email, Twitter or Facebook! Everything's right here on my bio page.

Recent Articles
  • Sendik’s gives back to the community, helps feeds the hungry

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Sendik’s is well known around town as one of the top food markets because of its quality. But what happens to the food at their stores that doesn’t get sold? Brian Kramp got answers. Related links: Sendik’s Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

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    Milwaukee Blacksmith: Keeping a unique craft alive in the Midwest

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — In this day and age when smartphones rule the day and everyone has a wide-screen TV, it’s refreshing to know there are still places like Milwaukee Blacksmith. Brian Kramp takes you there — to show you the craft that’s being kept alive.

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    Why is soup an absolute must-eat during the winter months?

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Eating the right food can make or break the way your day turns out. But why is it that soup is an absolute must-eat during the winter months? Brian Kramp hit up some highly-recommended restaurants in town — that specialize in soup. Related links: The Soup House, Milwaukee The Soup Market RiverMill Foods

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    Restoring Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater to its full glory is no simple task

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — There’s a crew working hard at Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater to restore the theater to its full glory. Brian Kramp shows you some of the work that’s being done in this tedious process.

  • Lots to see at Farm Girl Art & Antiques in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — There’s a lot to see at Farm Girl Art & Antiques in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point. That’s where Brian Kramp found himself on Tuesday, January 20th. “LIKE” Farm Girl Art & Antiques on Facebook

  • Experience winter like never before in Waukesha County Parks

    WAUKESHA COUNTY (WITI) — It’ll be the perfect weekend to get outside — and Waukesha County has plenty to offer anyone suffering from cabin fever. Brian Kramp shows you some of the activities found in Waukesha County Parks.

  • Lai Lida Cookies: From family recipe to full-grown business

    GLENDALE (WITI) — We all have a family recipe that has been passed down from generation to generation that’s worthy of being shared with the masses. But sadly, some of them never get that chance. One Glendale man took a chance on some cookies — and his customers are very happy he did. Brian Kramp tells you more about Lai Lida Cookies LLC.

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    Ace Business Machines: One man fixes typewriters of all kinds, ages

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — When’s the last time you used a typewriter? For those who still do, one company, Ace Business Machines, is making sure your machine is in tip-top shape. Brian Kramp has the story.  

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    Cherry Pit Studios: Giving bands a break with some help in the studio

    MENOMONEE FALLS (WITI) — Sometimes music we write gets used in places we never imagined — and it’s all thanks to a recording studio in Menomonee Falls that’s helping bands in southeast Wisconsin. Brian Kramp checks out Cherry Pit Studios.

  • Transforming your old furniture into something worthy of a showroom floor

    WEST ALLIS (WITI) — What is we were to tell you that the furniture you already have or have had for 40 or even 50 years can be transformed into something that’s worthy of being on a showroom floor? It is possible — and Brian Kramp shows you “The Chalk Studio” in West Allis is out to prove that.

  • Brewers Organics

    Brewers Organics: Fresh organic produce brought right to your home

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — One business in southeast Wisconsin is offering up fresh organic produce that’s brought right to you. No stores, no lines, no hassle. Brian Kramp shows you Brewers Organics is taking care of all of that so you can eat and live better.

  • It’s a holiday classic! Get a behind the scenes look at “The Nutcracker”

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — There are many traditions that we all have during the holiday season –but with the help of the Milwaukee Ballet — one in specific has been celebrated here for the past 37 years. The dancing, singing and music of The Nutcracker is a staple, but what goes into making the magic happen is an achievement in itself. Watch as Brian Kramp goes behind the scenes to see what it takes to pull off this holiday tradition.


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