Jennifer and Mike Paterson moved to the Rockford area in 2013 when Mike began his position as General Manager for Mid-West Family Broadcasting’s operations in the region. For Mike, it was a return to his home area as a native of Freeport.
Mike and Jennifer both attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the same time, yet did not meet each other until the lived in Milwaukee after graduation when Mike stole Jennifer’s beer at a tailgate party.
Married for 18 years, Jennifer and Mike are the parents of twin boys, Derek and Spencer who recently turned 10. When Jennifer is not chasing her twins around the Roscoe area or at Sportscore 2, she works as a tax preparer at Goodwill of Northern Illinois and is the treasurer for Junior League of Rockford.