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Deandra Corinthios couldn’t be happier to be a part of the FOX6 News team! She joined the station as a reporter for FOX6 WakeUp in September 2014.

Deandra comes from just up the road in Green Bay, where she was a reporter and anchor at NBC26 for just over two years. At NBC26 Deandra shot and edited all her own stories. During her time in Titletown, Deandra fell in love with Wisconsin and everything it means to live in this state, even winters in the “Frozen Tundra!”

She got her start as a reporter at WGEM in Quincy, Illinois. There, she covered news in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa. Her award-winning spot news coverage has been recognized by both the Missouri and Illinois Broadcasters Associations.

Deandra is originally from Chicago and graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She also has a degree in International Studies.

While she has spent a lot of time in the Midwest, Deandra is a first-generation American. Her dad is Egyptian and her mom is Slovenian. She grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, and is fluent in French and Spanish. Deandra also spent six months living and studying in Cairo, Egypt, where she learned to speak Arabic. Most of her family lives in the Middle East.

Deandra loves to ski, hike around Wisconsin’s beautiful state parks and play with her cat Cleo. She’s also a big fan of the Chicago Cubs and Blackhawks. Despite her Chicago roots, she will always cheer on the Packers!


Recent Articles
  • “Safety belts save lives:” Intensified seat belt enforcement in effect until June 4th

    MILWAUKEE — With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, officials in Wisconsin and around the country are bringing back the “Click It or Ticket” operation, with targeted enforcement between May 22nd and June 4th. As law enforcement steps up seat belt enforcement efforts, officials with the Wisconsin DOT and the Milwaukee Fire Department teamed up with former Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver Monday, May 22nd to promote this effort, and remind drivers to buckle up. “Wisconsin’s safety belt use rate […]

  • “There are no easy answers:” City leaders meet, weigh in on police pursuits after FPC report released

    MILWAUKEE — More teens than ever before are behind the wheel of cars fleeing Milwaukee police — and some aldermen feel reckless driving will continue unless the Milwaukee Police Department’s vehicle pursuit policy changes. The debate continues at city hall: should Milwaukee police be chasing more vehicles? “There are no easy answers to these problems,” said Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan. “I don’t think there is any doubt that you will see additional injuries and deaths on our city streets,” said […]

  • City leaders to meet, weigh in on police pursuits after FPC report released

    MILWAUKEE — Some Milwaukee aldermen are calling for a policy change when it comes to police pursuits. City leaders will discuss the Milwaukee Police Department’s vehicle pursuit policy Friday morning, May 19th. The Public Safety Committee will meet at City Hall at 9 a.m. They’ll discuss data from a recent Fire and Police Commission’s 2016 Vehicle Pursuit Report —  which shows suspects are getting younger, more reckless, and they’re often getting away. Even when police pursue a suspect, it only ends with […]

  • Strong storms once again roll through SE Wisconsin, downing trees, power lines

    MILWAUKEE — Another round of severe storms in Wisconsin has toppled trees and power lines, destroyed a barn and canceled classes in one community. Heavy rain from some of those storms triggered flood warnings for various locations across the state. Meantime, damage assessments and recovery continues from the tornado that struck northwestern Wisconsin. The path of that tornado stretched 70 miles and was a category EF-2 (120-130mph). The storms Wednesday hit southern Wisconsin particularly hard with significant damage reported in Rock, […]

  • “Only bring what is necessary:” TSA officials offer tips ahead of busy summer travel season

    MILWAUKEE — With the busy summer travel season almost upon us, the TSA wants to make sure travelers are aware of certain security policies. “Only bring what is necessary through the checkpoint,” said Mary Dresen, supervisory transportation security officer, TSA. But in specific cases, for instance, a medication you need aboard a flight — the liquid does not have to fit into a quart-sized plastic bag. That’s where officers can use a BLS machine and a test strip. In some cases, […]

  • Licensing committee denies request by Ladybug Club to become a gentlemen’s club

    MILWAUKEE — The City of Milwaukee’s “Licenses Committee” on Tuesday, May 16th denied a request from downtown Milwaukee’s Ladybug Club to become a gentlemen’s club. The club has been closed down several times due to violent activity. There have been about 90 police reports since its inception. For that reason, the club, also known as “618 Live on Water,” doesn’t have the best reputation. “We don’t tend to be a gentlemen’s club. The reason we checked the licenses is because we […]

  • “Get out there and get trained:” Waukesha County kicks off effort to fight opioid crisis

    WAUKESHA — Waukesha County officials are stepping up efforts to beat the state’s opioid epidemic — by training the public to reverse an overdose. County officials will also give out free Narcan, the overdose reversal drug. A demonstration of how to recognize an opiate overdose and how to use reversal agent Narcan is available to everyone in Waukesha County. “This touches every life that we have in the community,” Attorney General Brad Schimel said. At a news conference on Monday, May 15th, state and county […]

  • Accused of vandalizing gas station, Frank Jude Jr. due in court for arraignment

    MILWAUKEE — Frank Jude Jr. is due in court Monday, May 15th for his arraignment. Jude is facing a criminal damage to property charge (greater than $2,500), as he stands accused of vandalizing a gas station near Atkinson and Teutonia in April. Jude waived his preliminary hearing on May 4th, and was bound over for trial. On April 24th, it was learned Jude had been committed to Rogers Memorial for behavioral treatment, and his preliminary hearing was adjourned until May 4th. You’ll recall, Jude […]

  • “We all need to do something:” More than 100K meals being packed in Grafton for starving kids

    GRAFTON — This weekend, volunteers in Grafton are packing more than 100,000 meals for starving kids around the world. The food is filled with essential vitamins and nutrients, and is non-perishable. “Food is the foundation for all other progress,” said Nikki Larson, Feed My Starving Children. A non-perishable food mixture called “Manna Pack Rice” doesn’t look like food — but it’s rich in vitamins and minerals. It includes rice and soy — and it tastes like chicken when boiled. “We transform […]

  • Man struck, killed by vehicle while walking near Hopkins and Chambers

    MILWAUKEE -Milwaukee police are investigating a collision that ended with a pedestrian dying in the area of Hopkins and Chambers on Wednesday night, May 10th. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Police say their preliminary investigation reveals a 60-year-old man disregarded a traffic signal, walked into the roadway, and was struck and killed by a westbound van. The driver of the van, a 41-year-old man, left the scene because he feared for his safety and turned himself in a short time later […]

  • “We are excited:” Women across the country are spending the week at construction sites

    WAUKESHA —  A Waukesha community is bustling this week with women in hard hats. They’re building homes for families in need, and revitalizing the neighborhood in the process. “It is going to be better. We need more space,” said Simon Arcos, Habitat for Humanity homeowner. A new home is a dream come true for the Arcos family. Most importantly, it’ll be a home they own, not rent. More than 100 volunteers, mostly women, are building on Whiterock Avenue in Waukesha. […]

  • “Chase the violence out:” New song hitting Milwaukee’s radio airwaves aims to stop violence

    MILWAUKEE — A new song hitting Milwaukee’s radio airwaves is aimed at stopping violence on city streets. It is by a dozen different artists representing a community coming together for change. “A lot of this effort is not even about concentrating on the violence. It’s ‘what do we fill up the spaces with in order to chase the violence out?'” said Alderman Ashanti Hamilton. You might hear it on the radio. The song is called “Voices Against Violence.” And the voices […]