Jacob Peklo

Published 03/09 2009 01:56PM

Updated 06/19 2015 10:49AM

Jacob Peklo
Jacob Peklo
Jacob Peklo started working at WMBD in August of 2013, after working for nearly two years in Sioux City, Iowa.  Jacob graduated with a master’s in science of journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in June of 2011.
 
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.
 
If you have story ideas, Jacob would like to hear them at jpeklo@wmbd.comn Follow Jacob on twitter:  @jjpeklo_wmbd
 

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