Harry Croton

Weekend Anchor/MMJ
East Peoria, IL
Harry Croton

Harry Croton is the weekend anchor for 25 News and a reporter for WEEK and Heart of Illinois ABC.

Harry joined the team in January 2021 after receiving his master's degree in Sports Journalism at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Prior to receiving his journalism degree, he covered high school sports in southern Oregon. During his time at ASU, Harry reported for KJZZ - the NPR affiliate station in Phoenix, Arizona. He also wrote for the State Press newspaper, interned with the Society for American Baseball Research and reported for several student broadcast networks.

While he is an avid sports fan, Harry found his true passion is in local reporting, and he prefers to cover events and issues in his community.

In his free time, Harry loves to travel, hike, try new foods, and spend time with friends and family.

You can contact Harry with story ideas - or just to say hello - at hcroton@week.com.