Wisconsin State Representative John Jagler was born in Louisville, Kentucky. His parents, both from Wisconsin, moved to Oak Creek when he was three. John graduated from Oak Creek High School and attended University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the American School of Broadcasting. John and his wife Heidi live in Watertown with their three children.
John spent 20 years as a radio news anchor/reporter and show host. He won dozens of awards for his work hosting the morning show on News Radio 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s most listened to radio station.
In January of 2010, John joined the staff of Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald and served as his Communications Director during the historic 100th Wisconsin Legislative session. He is currently serving his fourth term as Representative of the 37th Assembly District.
John has been appointed Chair of the Assembly Housing and Real Estate Committee for three consecutive legislative sessions. He also is serving on the Assembly Committee on Education, Committee on Insurance, Committee on Mental Health
, Committee on Rules, and the Committee on Public Benefit Reform.