Bret Lemoine

Bret Lemoine

Reporter

Prior to joining the FOX6 News team, Bret Lemoine reported for the CBS affiliate in Green Bay (WFRV). Wisconsin is home: Bret grew up in Waukesha and interned in the Milwaukee TV market while attending the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point (UWSP).

During his time at WFRV, Bret covered some of the biggest stories in our state. He was in Madison for daily updates during the collective bargaining debate in 2011. He also covered the Kaukauna tornadoes, the Marinette High School shooting and was stationed in Dallas as the Packers won Super Bowl XLV.

Bret previously worked at WMBD in Peoria, Illinois as a Weekday Reporter and Weekend Anchor/Producer. His reports were recognized twice by the Illinois Broadcasters Association – once in the category of Best Hard News story in 2007, and again in 2008 for his weekly franchise series, "Streets of Speed." In 2011, he was recognized by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for his work covering the Chestnut St. fire.

Bret enjoys traveling. Some of the places he’s visited include Turkey, Germany, Jamaica, England, Finland, Estonia and many others! In his spare time, Bret enjoys working out, watching TV and talking with people. He is also a big Superman fan.

The latest from Bret Lemoine

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Brookfield Square job fair, hiring fast

A job fair featuring 16 Brookfield Square retailers and restaurants is helping to fill a large number of vacancies during a perceived labor shortage.

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Parrot found at Bayshore, owner wanted

Two boys said they were shopping at the Bayshore Barnes & Noble when a parrot flew on them. They brought it to a pet store. Now, the search for the bird's owner is underway.

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Glenbrook Apartments: Cars stolen, vandalized

At some point between late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, Milwaukee police say several unknown suspects broke into a number of vehicles taking all sorts of items locked inside.

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Wisconsin restaurants hiring, worker shortage at 83%

A Waukesha restaurant owner can't find enough cooks for his kitchen even after increasing the wage to $16-$19 per hour and adding a bonus. He blames the $300 per week federal unemployment benefit.