Tom returned to upnorthlive in July 2014 as a reporter and multi-media journalist. He began co-anchoring 7&4 News Today in February 2017. A graduate of Beloit College, Tom first came to WPBN as a reporter in the summer of 2000.
From 2003-2012, Tom was a host and reporter for Interlochen Public Radio. Before coming to northern Michigan, Tom reported for several radio and television stations in Illinois and Iowa.
His work has been recognized by the Associated Press and Broadcast News Associations in Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan.