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Pat Kreitlow campaigns in St. Croix County, in support of his run for the 7th District U.S. House of Representatives seat now held by U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy.

Former TV journalist vies for congressional seat

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Pat Kreitlow

Party affiliation: Democrat

Family: Wife, Sharry, and two adult children.

Age: 48

Educational background: Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.


Professional background: Worked at several radio stations, including WAXX-FM and WAYY-FM. Joined the news department of WEAU-TV in the mid-1990s, working as a reporter and anchor.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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