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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
  • Former Menomonee Falls teacher convicted of 3 counts of sex assault of student by school staff

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — A former Menomonee Falls High School reading specialist accused of engaging in inappropriate contact with a student in her classroom appeared in court Monday, April 24th for a plea hearing. 32-year-old April Novak was convicted of three felony counts of sexual assault of student by school staff following the plea deal. She pleaded “no contest” to the three counts, and nine counts were dismissed but read into the court record. She wasn’t immediately sentenced. That will happen on June 29th. […]

  • “I hope he makes it:” Investigation underway after man shot, wounded near 21st and Wright

    MILWAUKEE — An investigation is underway after a shooting Sunday morning, April 23rd near 21st and Wright. Officials said a 35-year-old man was taken to the hospital from that location, after a neighbor told FOX6 News he rushed to the victim’s side after this shooting, and worked to save his life. It happened around 6:30 a.m. “Multiple, multiple shots,” a neighbor named Jay said. Jay said he was in his kitchen Sunday morning when gunfire rang out. “I waited for it […]

  • “On a hot streak:” Bucks fans get pumped as playoff basketball returns to Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Can home court advantage help the Milwaukee Bucks in the playoffs? We’ll find out as the Bucks take on the Toronto Raptors Thursday night, April 20th. The series is tied up, 1-1. Before tip off, the team got things started with a pep rally on the plaza along Fourth and State Streets outside the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Milwaukee Bucks were in the playoffs two seasons ago, but the fans said this is the team that can win an […]

  • “Quite a process:” Mercury Marine shells out more than $20M to clean up toxic chemicals in Cedarburg

    CEDARBURG — A massive cleanup effort is back up and running in Cedarburg. Mercury Marine is cleaning up toxic chemicals deposited in Cedar Creek decades ago from a former foundry. The operation is being closely watched by residents. Knowing the problem won’t wash away on its own, the dredging has commenced. “Getting it cleaned out is definitely a stop in the right direction,” said Paul Regnitz, who lives in Cedarburg. On a stretch of Cedar Creek in Cedarburg, Mercury Marine is […]

  • “An issue people need to be aware of:” Thieves target luxury cars for spare keys hidden in glove box

    MILWAUKEE — Thieves in Milwaukee may be targeting Audi vehicles, a luxury automobile brand, but not in the way you might think. It’s what could be in the glove compartment that criminals are after. The excitement over buying a new car ends pretty quick when somebody busts out your window not once, or twice, but three times in 10 days! “The weekend before Easter. It happened again Easter weekend,” said Jake Widmer. Widmer’s Audi was being repaired at Tom Almaghrabi’s […]

  • “Pretty disturbing:” Fishermen on Okauchee Lake find storage container with deceased dog inside

    OKAUCHEE LAKE — A pair of fishermen made a disturbing discovery on Okauchee Lake over the Easter holiday weekend. The men said on Friday, April 15th, they found a deceased dog inside a plastic container. They spent the rest of the afternoon calling police, hoping there wasn’t foul play involved. During an ideal weekend for fishing, Mike Miller caught a glimpse of something very unfortunate. “Storage container that was in an unusual l spot in the shallow area,” Miller said. […]

  • Janesville priest calls Joseph Jakubowski’s capture “an early Easter present from God”

    JANESVILLE — Many in Janesville spent their Easter Sunday, April 16th in church, two days after the apprehension of Joseph Jakubowski, a wanted fugitive on the run for 10 days, accused of burglarizing a gun store, taking 18 firearms, ammunition and accessories, before torching his own vehicle, mailing a manifesto to President Donald Trump and vanishing. Jakubowski was captured in western Wisconsin Friday morning, April 14th after a tip from a landowner in Vernon County. There was an increased police […]

  • “It’s overwhelming right now:” Home at last for 120+ members of the 32nd Military Police Company

    MILWAUKEE — They were deployed for 11 months to the U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But on Thursday, April 13th, more than 120 Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers from the 32nd Military Police returned home to Wisconsin. “Daddy, I’m not as tiny as I used to be. Come kiss your mini me,” said Jessica Patyk, Sean Patyk’s wife — who made a sign with her young daughter. “It’s overwhelming right now. Overwhelmed with emotion,” said Donna LeDoux, Staff Sgt. Sean […]

  • Building awareness: Muskego HS students create sculptures spotlighting plastic pollution problem

    MUSKEGO — With Earth Day approaching  Saturday, April 22nd a small group of students at Muskego High School are trying to draw attention to a big problem happening very far away. Plastic water bottles are everywhere, including the farthest reaches of the ocean. They are also in no short supply at Muskego High School. “They thought the school could do a few things to be more environmental and that’s the pursuit of the year so far,” said Chris Hinz, environmental […]

  • Music building, Recital Hall to reopen Monday after fire at UWM’s Peck School of the Arts

    MILWAUKEE — The music building and Recital Hall will reopen Monday, April 17th at UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts after a fire Saturday night, April 8th, believed accidental, which resulted in an estimated $1 million in damage. UWM officials said classes held in the art, music and theater buildings will resume Wednesday, April 12th in alternate locations. The below statement was released by UWM officials Tuesday, April 11th: Students have received emails from their departments, letting them know the […]

  • Some students concerned after fire at UWM’s Peck School of the Arts: “I hope I can still graduate!”

    MILWAUKEE — Damage is estimated at $1 million after a fire Saturday night, April 8th at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts, which is believed accidental in nature. Classes were canceled Monday, April 10th and will be again on Tuesday, April 11th at the three impacted buildings, as students said they’re wondering whether their projects can be saved. UWM Police Chief Joseph LeMire said Sunday afternoon the Milwaukee Fire Department and Milwaukee police responded to the building […]

  • “Create a bigger awareness:” Milwaukee firefighters travel the city, teach CPR to students

    MILWAUKEE — CPR is a life-saving technique — but you may be surprised by how many people don’t actually know how to perform it. That’s why every year, members of the Milwaukee Fire Department travel the city, teaching CPR to students. In 2018, a new state law goes into effect, requiring Wisconsin students to have CPR training. But the students at Divine Savior Holy Angels High School have been learning the technique for years. “We wanted to create a bigger […]