Tom Karkow

Tom Karkow
Native of Racine-Wi
1 younger brother and 1-younger sister
1979 Graduate of UW-Parkside, BA Communication
Reporter in Racine-Kenosha area since 1976 (36-yrs at WRJN this July)
Married since 1984, with 1-son.
Professional honors: Milwaukee Press Club, Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, Associated Press, United Press International; Northwest Broadcast News Association.
Member of Racine County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee since it’s 1987 origin.
City of Racine Municipal Softball Umpire 30-yrs, retired.
3-yrs track & 1-yr cross country at Racine Case HS (’71-74) led to road racing until
2008, then knee problems, but current attempts at a comeback.