James Kust

Sr. Manager of Digital Content

James Kust is the Sr. Manager of Digital Content at TMJ4 News, a role in which he oversees all of TMJ4's digital and social platforms.

James was born and raised in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and is a Journalism graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He is proud to have called Wisconsin home all his life.

James started his career in radio at 620 WTMJ in 2012 before joining TMJ4 in 2013, later becoming the station's Sr. Manager of Digital Content in 2018.

James is a member of the Milwaukee Press Club and serves on the Club's Contest Committee. He and his team have won the National Digital Edward R. Murrow Award for news coverage on, and have been honored three times as the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Social and Digital Media Station of the Year.

James lives in Milwaukee with his wife Margie. In his free time, you can catch him at a Milwaukee Bucks game, or watching a movie at the Oriental Theatre.

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