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My tour of the Upper Midwest continues!
Hello, my name is Jonathon Gregg, a multi-media journalist for WITI-TV. I am very excited to join the FOX6 news team and have the opportunity to explore Southeast, Wisconsin. However, my TV reporting career did not begin in the Badger State.

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I am an Iowan by trade, growing up near the Quad Cities along the rolling Mississippi River Valley. My boyhood summers were spent on the ball diamonds of small towns and in the towering cornfields, Iowa is known for. High school was filled with football, wrestling, theatre and band. From Northeast Community Schools I sojourned to Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. At Wartburg I began working in television news, graduating with degrees in Communication Arts and Theatre. My time in Iowa continue with years spent in Cedar Rapids and Oskaloosa.

In 2012 I heroically crossed the Mississippi on my way to Green Bay. I do believe the experience helped prepare me for my next step, Milwaukee! I have arrived with ambition and the hope to do well by WITI’s viewers. If you have a story idea, I’d love to hear it,


Recent Articles
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    Sheboygan family rewarded for their loving, caring work with terminally ill children

    SHEBOYGAN — A Sheboygan family known for their compassionate, yet time-consuming cause, has seen the goodwill of their neighbors. More than four years ago, the Salcherts began caring for terminally ill children. The 24/7 care doesn’t allow time for much else. It makes sense during the coldest time of year, with the shortest days, to brighten things up! But if the saying is true, there aren’t enough hours in the day — it was coined with the Salcherts in mind. […]

  • steve-young

    Felon tried to run over police officer, U.S. Marshals after Steve D. Young

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals are looking for 28-year-old Steve D. Young. Young is a Milwaukee man with a long criminal past.  Agents say he has more than ten adult convictions and currently wanted for several more felony charges.  In April of 2016 Young was charged with possessing heroin with intent to deliver.  Young is also wanted for eluding officers and recklessly endangering safety for an incident in West Allis where he failed to obey police orders, and allegedly driving toward an officer. Young is […]

  • Milwaukee Bucks entertainment district

    City of Milwaukee Plan Commission approves design for entertainment block adjacent to new Bucks arena

    MILWAUKEE — The City of Milwaukee’s Plan Commission on Monday, December 5th considered designs for a pedestrian mall and entertainment block in association with the new Milwaukee Bucks arena in downtown Milwaukee. The plans could include a brewery! On November 16th, the Bucks released renderings showing the entertainment block that will be constructed adjacent to the new downtown arena. On Monday, the architect and Bucks President Peter Feigin stood behind those designs. PHOTO GALLERY “The buildings are actually kind of background. The […]

  • Driving in the snow

    Snow makes for slick roads for first time this season: “Everyone has to get back into the groove”

    WASHINGTON COUNTY — Sunday, December 4th brought the first accumulating snowfall of the season to southeastern Wisconsin, and it was dicey for drivers. It seems every year we must learn once again how to drive in the snow. Sheriff’s officials encouraged drivers to take it slow as roads were slick. Corey Bogenschneider had to improvise Sunday at a Park & Ride near Allenton in Washington County. He forgot his snow/ice scraper at home. “First few snowfalls, everyone has to get […]

  • Etter Hughes, Mary Martinez

    2 women charged in connection with death of 7-year-old boy

    MILWAUKEE — 44-year-old Etter Hughes and 47-year-old Mary Martinez are now charged in connection with the death of seven-year-old Trevion Winningham. According to officials, Winningham was brought from a residence near 19th and National Avenue to a hospital on Tuesday, November 29th. The child was suffering from numerous injuries. The child died a few hours later. Hughes and Martinez face the following charges: Child neglect (resulting in death) — max. penalty 25 years in prison, $100,00 in fines Child neglect (great bodily […]

  • Shawntell Wiley

    Abusive to women, U.S. Marshals seek 39-year-old Shawntell Wiley

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals are looking for 39-year-old Shawntell Wiley.  The convicted felon is wanted for breaking his parole. Agents says Wiley has an extensive arrest record including several charges for battery.  Marshals say, over and again he’s been accused of beating his girlfriends or former love interests.  In fact, agents describe one instance where Wiley tracked down an ex-girlfriend and broke down her front door knowing she was inside.  To make matters worse, Wiley by his own admission routinely carries […]

  • School

    Voucher school programs: Marquette Law School opens door to vigorous debate on subject

    MILWAUKEE — She is one of the talked about cabinet appointments in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Betsy Devos is a billionaire businesswoman, philanthropist and supporter of school vouchers. The latter fact is drawing scrutiny from some in Wisconsin. Marquette University’s Law School welcomed Julie Underwood, a long-time dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Education and critic of voucher school programs. She was joined by Scott Jensen, the former Chief of Staff of Gov. Tommy Thompson and more recently […]

  • MPD seeks suspect after sexual assault near 17th and State

    VIDEO: Recognize him? Police seek suspect wanted in connection with sexual assault near 17th & State

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee and Marquette University police need your help identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault that happened Saturday, November 26th near 17th and State. Police say it happened shortly before 11:30 p.m. The victim is not a Marquette student — but this happened near campus. After the assault, the suspect took off — heading west. The victim was taken to the hospital. The suspect is described as a black man in his 20s, standing 5’7″ […]

  • Safe Auto Glass

    Thieves watching as you leave stores this holiday season: Auto repair shops busy replacing broken glass

    MILWAUKEE — Car break-ins happen year-round, but during the holidays, there can be more to lose. Crews at Safe Auto Glass near 27th and Edgerton on Milwaukee’s south side were busy over Thanksgiving weekend replacing busted windows. The owner said crooks are working across the city. “They are breaking into the car, look inside a car — move onto the next car,” Tom Almaghrabi said. On Saturday, November 26th, there were three cars inside, and five more lined up outside — […]

  • Dalley family

    Fundraising site set up for family of father, daughter killed by drunk driver in Caledonia crash

    RACINE COUNTY — After a 39-year-old father and his 9-year-old daughter were tragically killed by a drunk driver in a rear-end crash on Friday, November 25th in Caledonia, a family member has set up a memorial fund for the man’s two other daughters and wife. The victims were identified by police as Kevin and Emily Dalley of Racine. Around 4:45 p.m., police say 39-year-old Kevin Dalley was traveling with his nine-year-old and six-year-old daughters on 4 Mile Road, when police say a […]

  • Terry Strickland

    Wanted: Milwaukee detectives seek Terry Strickland, shooter in double homicide

    MILWAUKEE — Homicide detectives are looking for 24-year-old Terry Strickland. Strickland is wanted for fatally shooting two men on July 17, 2016. Police say a fight between a group of seven or eight men ended when Strickland started shooting near 26th and Hopkins on Milwaukee’s north side. Maurice Brown Jr. and Michael Reed were shot and died from their injuries.  Strickland has been charged with two counts of First Degree Intentional Homicide.  He may be hiding in Milwaukee or possibly Chicago. Strickland is described by officials as being […]

  • Attack at 21st and Keefe

    “This must stop:” Officials plead for an attacker to turn himself in to police

    MILWAUKEE — “Too afraid to leave her house.” That is what the sister of a Milwaukee woman told FOX6 News the day after an attack on the city’s north side. On Monday afternoon, November 21st, a Milwaukee County supervisor made a plea for the suspect to turn himself in. Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde led a news conference near 21st and Keefe. That is the area where the victim in this case was approached by a man on Sunday morning. Robin […]