Joe St. George joined WTVR in the summer of 2012 as a reporter and multimedia journalist.
Joe comes to CBS 6 from Davenport, Iowa where he specialized in political reporting for the #1 station in the Quad Cities.
During the 2012 Iowa caucuses, Joe covered and conducted interviews with every Republican presidential candidate including an exclusive sit down conversation with eventual nominee Mitt Romney. Joe also questioned Vice President Joe Biden during a campaign stop in the state on issues relating to immigration, the economy, and healthcare reform.
Apart from political coverage, Joe has a passion for economic reporting and live coverage of severe weather events.
Joe began his career in journalism as in intern in the Washington DC Bureaus of CNBC and NBC News. He credits them for instilling in him a love of reporting the news.
Prior to entering journalism, Joe was active in politics. Joe worked or interned in five different organizations including the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, British Parliament, and the White House. Joe says these experiences help him cover politics more effectively.
Joe graduated cum laude from The Catholic University of America in Washington DC with honors from the Politics Department for his thesis “The Press, the President, and the Development of the White House Offices of Communication.” In 2011, he received the University’s Amoddio Award for Excellence in Public Affairs
In his free time, Joe enjoys playing golf, watching movies, eating good meals with friends, and planning his next overseas adventure.
Do not hesitate to reach out to Joe on twitter @joestgeorge.