Born and raised in Milwaukee, Elise Romas is excited to return to her home state of Wisconsin.
She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she graduated with a degree in Journalism. While attending UW-Madison, Elise participated in broadcasting for the Badger Report and WSUM radio and was a beat writer for the Badger Herald, where she covered women’s basketball and volleyball.
Before returning to Madison, Elise worked at ABC 6 News, KAAL TV, in Rochester, Minnesota. She covered stories ranging from local politics to medical breakthroughs at Mayo Clinic. Elise is very passionate about criminal investigations and crime news. While at ABC 6 News, she investigated sexual harassment settlements in the state of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Human Services and its impact on day care employees.
Elise grew up as an avid Wisconsin sports fan. She lives for the Packers, Badgers, Bucks and Brewers.
You can usually find Elise watching sports, looking for the next musical coming to town, or binge-watching Friends for the tenth time.
Elise also loves food, and is usually thinking about where she’ll find her next meal. In her spare time, she records a Podcast centered around food and Wisconsin sports with her fiancé Sean.
Elise is elated to be closer to her family and back in the great state of Wisconsin. She is proud to be a part of and report on the city of Madison and the wonderful communities around it. If you have a story idea, send it her way at firstname.lastname@example.org.