Tom Zalaski

Tom Zalaski has been on the air in northeast Wisconsin for more than 42 years anchoring more than 70,000 newscasts. As an anchor on WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Tom was there, guiding viewers through all the major stories over those many years.

Tom has a reputation for discussing political, public safety, and community issues in a fair and balanced manner that seeks to enlighten rather than hype. He has demonstrated the discipline to keep the subjects of his story in focus and never wants to steal the spotlight from a deserving person or group.

Tom has mentored many journalists and penned several books to help the public get a better understanding of how the media works.

Tom is dedicated to veterans causes and supports the Pearly Gates Veterans Ride which established an annual scholarship for veterans and their dependents to continue their education. He’s also the host of the annual Appleton Christmas and Flag Day parades and the Northeast Wisconsin July 4 fireworks celebrations.

Tom also shares his love of music on the radio, spending many years on WAPL in Appleton giving history lessons on legendary rock bands.

His peers say Tom has a heart of gold and, “Everyone who encounters Tom feels as if they have been recognized, respected, and better for the experience.” He is described as a caring co-worker and cool under pressure.

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  1. Judy cornelius

    Thank you for being part of my dayly schedule….knowing you were part of .truth in communication…no matter the cost.. be well n God bless

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