While working in Sioux City, he was nominated for local Emmys for ongoing coverage and the capture of a man who shot a Sioux City police officer, and the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission’s site visits to Sioux City for a new casino.
After returning to Illinois, Jacob has worked in both news and sports. He received an Edward Murrow award for outstanding breaking news team coverage during the Washington tornado.
In his spare time, you’ll probably find Jacob running, competing in, or watching some kind of sporting event.
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