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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
  • “Skate with Heart” event at Pettit Center raises money for children with heart problems

    MILWAUKEE — Supporters of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin took to the ice on Sunday, March 26th in an effort to heal some hearts. The sixth annual “Skate with Heart” event raised money for Project Adam as well as the hospital’s cardiac rehab program. The speed skaters hit the track first on Sunday. “25 laps around the oval in less than a half-hour,” Liz Reid said. Then everyone else hit the ice, with two goals: One, getting an automated defibrillator in every United […]

  • “Huge success!” Uber teams up with Elmbrook Humane Society to deliver 15 minutes of puppy love

    MILWAUKEE — You can’t get better than 100% effective — that’s why Uber and the Elmbrook Humane Society teamed up once again to make some very special and furry deliveries on Thursday, March 23rd. At Milwaukee’s Iron Horse Hotel, they usually require a reservation. Of course, special exceptions can be made. Puppies “Honey” and “Melting” arrived at the hotel with tails wagging on Thursday. “I lover her ears,” said Carla. “It was a huge success (last year), and so when […]

  • “Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful:” City crafts plan to spruce up the streets in spring

    MILWAUKEE — The snow was all but gone on Wednesday, March 22nd in Milwaukee, revealing the unflattering side of spring. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was at 53rd Street School on Wednesday morning, recruiting help cleaning it all up. Mayor Barrett and the organization “Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful” are looking for more than 50,000 volunteers and FOX6 News was told 53rd Street School was a great place to start. “For all the years that we’ve been participating, the students not only learn about recycling, […]

  • “Countdown is on:” Crews hard at work prepping Erin Hills Golf Course for 2017 U.S. Open

    HARTFORD — For many of us, 80 days may seem far off, but for those prepping Erin Hills for golf’s biggest stage, it’s crunch time. “So far so good,” said Eric Reinhardt, operations manager for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills on Tuesday, March 21st. “We’ve probably got 30 on site right now working on tents and floors.” As the grounds take shape and the greens ‘green up,’ Erin Hills will turn into its own city. “Right now we are pretty comfortable. […]

  • Bucky still dancing: Tickets for Badgers/Florida matchup at Madison Square Garden cheaper than Broadway!

    NEW YORK — The No. 8 seed Wisconsin Badgers are still dancing! This, after that stunning win over No. 1 Villanova on Saturday, March 18th. The Badgers on Friday, March 24th face the No. 4 seed Florida Gators in the Sweet Sixteen. Tip-off is set for about 9:00 p.m. on Friday. The game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York. If you’re considering watching Bucky play at Madison Square Garden, it’ll cost less than a Broadway ticket! The showdown […]

  • “How can you not love Milwaukee?” BMO Harris Bradley Center hosts NCAA Tourney games for the last time

    MILWAUKEE — The madness is over at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, which hosted its final NCAA Tournament matchup on Saturday night, March 18th. This year marked the seventh time Milwaukee has hosted March Madness games. “Honestly, how can you not love Milwaukee — like, 3rd Street, 4th Street, Water Street, oh boy,” a Milwaukee man said. Milwaukee was one of eight cities hosting first and second round NCAA Tournament games. “Going through Chicago is a little painful but that’s OK. I mean, […]

  • “Make them feel like they’re at home:” Matador rolls out March Madness menu

    MILWAUKEE — The NCAA Tournament has been a big win for Milwaukee bars and restaurants driving business during the slowest stretch of the year. One particular bar owner with some savvy moves is making patrons feel right at home. Working in the shadow of the Bradley Center is certainly a lifeline for the Old World Third bar scene. “We opened at the end of December. We were going through contract negotiations probably in about April or June,” said Owner of […]

  • Seeking Montrell Marks; U.S. Marshals say he lured them in with a bogus Craigslist ad

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals have been after 20-year-old Montrell Marks for nearly a year. “They had set up a meet in Milwaukee, on the north side,” an agent said. Marks allegedly posted a fake ad on Craiglist posing as someone selling a van. He got a bite from a family from upstate Wisconsin. Agents say Marks told a woman to meet in an alley near 18th and Vine on Milwaukee’s north side. The woman and her young son made the trip to Milwaukee. […]

  • Captured: Felon shoots man for trying to prevent him from driving his family home while drunk

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals are after 43-year-old Terrance Martin for allegedly shooting a family friend during a Labor Day birthday party in 2016. According to reports, agents says Martin was attending the party with his girlfriend and children and drinking alcohol. Eventually, Martin attempted to leave the party and drive his family home. Agents say a man at the party attempted to intervene and prevent Martin from driving drunk. Offended, Martin allegedly went to his car, retrieved a handgun and […]

  • “Very exciting:” Germantown H.S. rewarded with concert for donating more than 55K items to Goodwill

    GERMANTOWN — Germantown High School students were rocking out at a private concert featuring a multi-platinum, award winning music group on Wednesday, March 15th, and all they had to do was donate more clothing than 160 other schools. For a teenager, meeting your favorite music group is pretty cool, but what Germantown High School did to win a concert with the British pop group, “Little Mix” is even cooler. “This is a very exciting time for them,” said Cheryl Lightholder, Goodwill […]

  • “Leading killer:” Aurora St. Luke’s cardiologist becomes patient; diagnosed with sepsis after trip overseas

    MILWAUKEE — He was on the floor when paramedics came. He recalls he could barely breathe. Dr. Bijoy Khandheria, a 60-year-old cardiologist was in septic shock, and unable to stand. “I crawled from the bedroom to the front door, waiting for 911,“ Khandheria said. It was September 2016, and the Aurora St. Luke’s doctor had only returned from a medical conference in China two days before. Sometime during his brief overseas trip, doctors believe Khandheria contracted an infection in his right leg. […]

  • They may be “good for 10 years,” but it’s still important to be sure smoke detectors are working!

    MILWAUKEE — Daylight Saving Time began on Sunday, March 12th at 2:00 a.m., and in addition to turning your clocks forward an hour, there’s another important task firefighters hope you accomplished, which could save your life! Even though the packaging may say “good for 10 years,” you shouldn’t assume your smoke detector is working as it should. “Our message still remains — testing that battery every month. Every time we are not on a call, that’s an opportunity that we can […]