January 18. 2013 12:00PM - Last modified: January 18. 2013 12:11PM

Kane joins OnMilwaukee.com staff

OnMilwaukee.com, Milwaukee’s daily magazine, announced today the hiring of Eugene Kane as senior writer and columnist.

Kane will join the award-winning web site Feb. 4.

A former metro columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, kane has won several prestigious national journalism awards, including two first place National Headliner Awards for Best Local Column as well as first place for Best General Column from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Kane is a native of Philadelphia and a graduate of Temple University.

"I'm really excited to continue my career in media at OnMilwaukee.com,” Kane said. “Digital is the future of the media business, and I'm glad to join a great team that has already proven they know how to do online journalism right. “I'm also looking forward to continuing my relationship with Milwaukee readers.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome an experienced journalist like Eugene,” said OnMilwaukee.com publisher Andy Tarnoff. “He will help tell the great Milwaukee stories we write every day. His addition will welcome new audiences while delivering even more quality content to our already loyal readers.”

Meanwhile, busy readers of the BizTimes Daily can get a jumpstart on the weekend ahead by reading the OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview. OnMilwaukee.com is a media partner of BizTimes.