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Jodi Becker

Newsradio 620 WTMJ Anchor/Reporter Jodi BeckerPosition: News Anchor
Residence: Metro Milwaukee
Joined WTMJ: 2009
Did You Know: Jodi’s family says she stunted her younger brother’s speech by talking for him when they were little.  Guess she picked the right career path.

Jodi’s happy to be back home in the Milwaukee area.  She had no idea what she was in for when she left beer, brats and the Packers behind to work at KFI-AM 640 in Los Angeles.  She flew to LA during a blizzard so she figured it would at least be a weather improvement!  During her time in LA Jodi covered everything from wildfires and mudslides to murder trials and celebrity court hearings.

Jodi grew up in Germantown and she’s a “cheesehead” at heart. She loves anything to do with the Packers and football.  She also enjoys trying new local restaurants, shopping at fun boutiques, and finding new music groups to download.  She also tries to stay active with a mix of running, hiking, yoga and weight-lifting.

Jodi’s spent time at WISN radio in Milwaukee where she was an anchor and reporter. She started her radio career at WAYY/WAXX radio in Eau Claire, Wisconsin after graduating from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science.

Jodi’s won awards from the Associated Press, RTNA, RTNDA, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Hearst Foundation, the Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association and The Milwaukee Press Club. 

Jodi welcomes suggestions.  You can send story ideas and tips at:  jbecker@journalbroadcastgroup.com
 

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