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Jessica Tighe, Anchor

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CBS 58 - Jessica Tighe is an Emmy-nominated news anchor working in Milwaukee where her passion for journalism first flourished.

"I grew up in Elm Grove watching the great journalists in southeastern Wisconsin. I remember being a weather helper at Summerfest and turning my first investigative news report as an intern in the city,” she says.

Jessica joined CBS 58 in January 2013. She co-anchors the CBS 58 Morning News from 4:30-7:00 a.m. She also produces, hosts, and manages the community affairs show “Racine & Me” for WMLW - The M.

She’s covered some of Milwaukee’s toughest and best times over the years, from the unrest in Sherman Park to opening day of the Bucks new arena. She also traveled to Pennsylvania to give you the first look at Milwaukee’s controversial streetcar being built.

Before joining CBS 58, Jessica spent six years anchoring in the Quad Cities along the Mississippi River in Illinois and Iowa. The Iowa Broadcast News Association honored her for the breaking news report she did on her very first day. She also spent two years anchoring in La Crosse, Wisconsin and had a quick stint in West Virginia right out of college.

Jessica graduated from Indiana University and cheers for the Hoosiers when it comes to college sports, but it's all Wisconsin when it comes to the pros. “I grew up watching the Bucks and the Brewers. I own stock in the Packers,” she laughs.

In her free time, Jessica loves trying new restaurants. She's a big foodie! She's also a pet parent. Her dog's name is Baxter. While he did "bark twice" when they moved to Milwaukee, he's not named after the dog in "Anchorman."

If you see her out and about, be sure to say hello. You can also connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

Articles by Jessica Tighe