Theo is a reporter for WISC-TV, the CBS affiliate in Madison, Wis. Since arriving in July 2011, he has followed the historic recall of Wisconsin’s governor, reported live on the Sikh temple shooting and investigated pipeline safety. Theo previously covered the Missouri statehouse for KOMU-TV, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, Mo., where his reports 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.