Rebecca Klopf is an Emmy-award winning reporter who grew up in Woodstock, Illinois, just on the other side of the Wisconsin state line. She graduated from the University of Illinois with her bachelor's and master's degree in broadcast journalism.
Rebecca started her career at the NBC station in Rockford, IL working behind the scenes producing the news. Her passion for storytelling and talking to people drove her to become a reporter. She reported live from the London Olympics, flew with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, and was first on the scene after an EF-4 tornado hit Rochelle, Illinois.
Before Rockford, she worked at MSNBC as an executive intern where she focused mainly on political reporting. She covered the Democratic National Convention in Boston.
Rebecca has covered a variety of topics here in Milwaukee and loves sharing people's stories. She feels honored to be allowed into someone's home and life to understand the journey they are on. She now works as a depth reporter taking you deeper into the stories we cover.
When Rebecca is not out reporting you will find with her family. Rebecca, her husband and their son love to explore Milwaukee. She is always looking for a great restaurant or the best ice cream!
If you have a story, send Rebecca an email at Rebecca.Klopf@tmj4.com. She would love to connect!