Theo is the political reporter for WAVE-TV in Louisville, Ky, where he has investigated problematic police officers and a city councilman’s scandals. He previously worked at WISC-TV in Madison, Wis., and at KOMU-TV in Columbia, Mo. In both places, his stories led to changes in city policies and sparked legislative action.
Theo was the lead statehouse reporter for KMOX/1120 AM, the CBS Radio owned-and-operated station in St. Louis, from January 2009 to May 2011. While at KMOX, he broke news, covered Missouri’s legislature, and turned spot stories on tight deadlines for drive-time newscasts with 250,000 listeners. He also edited University of Missouri students’ stories for KMOX.
Theo began writing for newspapers when he was 16. His print experience includes award-winning work at Bloomberg News, where he covered the auto industry in Detroit as a member of Bloomberg’s transportation team. He has also covered assignments for The Saginaw News, his hometown newspaper. His exclusive reports gained recognition at both media outlets.