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Lou Hillman

Published On: Apr 25 2011 10:18:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 05 2012 02:12:41 PM CDT

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You can see Lou reporting during the week and anchoring News 8’s weekend newscasts. He started at WKBT in November 2010. Lou joined the News 8 team after more than three years reporting at FOX 11 in Green Bay. He kicked off his news career at our sister station in Madison, WISC, back in 2007.

Lou was born and raised in Wisconsin. He graduated from UW-Madison with a B.A. in Communication Arts.

Favorite band?
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

Favorite movie?
"The Shawshank Redemption"

Favorite book?
"Tuesdays with Morrie

What sports team are you a big fan of?
Green Bay Packers. GO PACK GO!

Favorite way to spend a day off?
Golfing during the summer and skiing/snowboarding during the winter.

What are you bad at and wish you could do better?
I wish I was a good singer. I've had multiple dreams about making a deep run on American Idol (yes, seriously!).

Favorite food?
Pretzel Bites from the movie theater

What do you like about your job?
It brings something new every day and I meet a lot of interesting people. I tell my friends and family that I have a front row to history.