Position:: Co-Host Sports Central, Afternoon Sports Anchor
Joined WTMJ:: 2003
Jeff Falconio grew up in Indiana and Iowa before moving to Milwaukee in 1995 to attend college. He is a graduate of Marquette University with a BA in broadcasting. Jeff has worked in the Milwaukee radio market since 1997, including handling radio and television play-by-play duties for UWM’s men’s and women’s basketball teams.
In 2003 Jeff joined the WTMJ staff as the host of Wisconsin Sports Weekend. Over the years, he picked up additional duties as the host of the weekend edition of Brewers Extra Innings, Countdown To Gameday and co-hosts of Packers OT with Greg Matzek on the Green Bay Packers Radio Network.
Jeff was promoted to full-time in 2012 as the sports anchor of Wisconsin’s Afternoon News with John Mercure and as the co-host of “Sports Central”. Jeff, a self proclaimed “Sports Geek” spends hours reviewing game film and studying teams to feed his almost encyclopedic knowledge of Wisconsin and national sports. Every night, Falconio teams with his co-host Greg Matzek, to put a fun, entertaining and informed spin on the days sports stories.
When not covering sports Jeff enjoys golfing, watching re-runs of his favorite TV show “Seinfeld” and is an avid reader of history and non-fiction.
You can find Jeff on Facebook and Twitter as well at twitter.com/Jeff_Falconio