Tom’s career in news gathering spans more than four decades. In 2010, he received the ‘Carol Brewer Award’ recognizing a career of service to broadcast journalism in Wisconsin. He has also received numerous state and regional awards for his reporting over the years.
And, he has also received President’s Awards for community service from United Cerebral Palsy, Encompass Child Care, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin and Rotary International.
Tom has interviewed U.S. presidents. He’s covered national political conventions and Super Bowls, and flown with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Tom’s experience brings perspective to the viewers of Northeast Wisconsin. He also frequently serves as a master of ceremonies or keynote speaker.
Tom has served on the boards of directors of Rotary Club of Green Bay, Junior Achievement, Packer 65 Roses Sports Club, Neville Public Museum Foundation and the American Red Cross. Tom is also the press box announcer for the Green Bay Packers.
Tom received his master’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Currently, he is a part-time professor of communications at St. Norbert College, De Pere. He has worked as a news anchor and news director in Champaign, Illinois, Lansing, Michigan, and Madison, Wisconsin.
An Air Force veteran, Tom is a retired lieutenant colonel in the Wisconsin Air National Guard.
Tom and his wife, Cari, have four children and seven grandchildren.