CBS 58
Press Release

Emilee Fannon Joins the CBS 58 News Team


By - Dec 21st, 2020 04:45 pm
Emilee Fannon. Photo courtesy of CBS 58.

Emilee Fannon. Photo courtesy of CBS 58.

12/21/2020- Milwaukee – Weigel Broadcasting Co.’s CBS 58, WDJT-TV is happy to announce a new addition to the CBS 58 News team. Capitol Bureau Correspondent Emilee Fannon will join the CBS 58 News Team in January and will be based in Madison.

Emilee is no stranger to the Capitol and politics. She spent the last three years as the Capitol Bureau Chief for WKOW, Madison’s ABC Affiliate. During the 2020 Presidential Election she was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President Mike Pence, along with other prominent figures from both campaigns. Prior to Madison, she covered politics in the Illinois capitol of Springfield as a statehouse reporter for 3 years.

“I strive to cover the political stories that have the most effect on people right here in Wisconsin. I’m excited for the opportunity to take that passion to a larger stage and reach even more people.” said Emilee.

“Emilee brings a wealth of Capitol experience to CBS 58.  She knows the players and knows how to get the whole story. She will strengthen our commitment to fair and balanced political coverage that our viewers deserve.” said Kent Harrell, News Director at CBS 58.

Watch Emilee on the CBS News in January.

CBS 58 is seen on Channel 58, Spectrum/Time Warner Channel 1005, Spectrum/Charter 605, DirecTV 58, Dish Network 58, U-Verse 1005. WMLW is seen on Channel 49, Spectrum/Time Warner 1007, Spectrum/Charter 608, DirecTV 49, Dish Network 49, U-Verse 1007.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with “MeTV,” Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the “DECADES” Network, the “H&I” Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Salt Lake City (Cedar City-St. George), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford. Weigel is also the creator of the nationally syndicated music format “MeTV FM.” For more information on Weigel, visit:

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