Emcees | PAWS Chicago

2019 Animal Magnetism Emcees

FOX 32 Good Day Chicago’s Jake Hamilton & Natalie Bomke

Jake Hamilton

Emmy-Winning Reporter Jake Hamilton is the Features & Entertainment Reporter for FOX 32’s “Good Day Chicago.” Jake got his start as the film critic for the Houston Chronicle at the age of 14, before making the jump to television at 18. He spent years traveling the world and interviewing the planet’s biggest stars before landing at FOX 32 Chicago in 2013. Jake is a wonderful advocate for Chicago’s homeless pets. He adopted his best friend Daenerys from PAWS in 2016, and has previously emceed Animal Magnetism, the PAWS Chicago 5K and the Fur Ball.

Natalie Bomke

Natalie Bomke is an anchor on FOX 32’s “Good Day Chicago.” Natalie's broadcast career began in Central Illinois as a morning anchor and reporter for WICD-TV in Champaign and WICS-TV in her hometown of Springfield. She co-anchored FOX40 Live Morning News in Sacramento, California and FOX26 Morning News in Houston, Texas. She and her husband, Ed, are parents to Golden Doodle, Charley and rescue kitty, Mr. Bill. Natalie is a longtime friend of PAWS Chicago, previously emceeing the PAWS Chicago 5K and Fur Ball.




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