Mike came to Eyewitness News from KSHB-TV in Kansas City, where he served as one of the main evening co-anchors of the 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. weekday newscasts, a role that earned him two consecutive Emmy Awards for Best Anchor.
As part of KSHB-TV, Mike lead special coverage of President Trump's three visits to Missouri and anchored live from the 2016 Vice President Debate in Virginia. When tornadoes destroyed neighborhoods outside Kansas City in 2017, he interviewed survivors live from the devastation. Following a deadly mass shooting at a Kansas manufacturing plant, Mike anchored live from the scene in 2016. He traveled to Toronto and New York covering the 2015 Kansas City Royals World Series run and then co-anchored the championship parade and rally in KC in front of 800,000 fans. Mike also followed the Kansas City Chiefs to Pittsburgh and Foxborough co-anchoring live pre-and- post game shows for nationally televised games including the AFC Championship at Arrowhead Stadium. His investigations tackled a new effort to hunt bicycle thieves, a hidden danger inside clothes dryers and a rise in children dying in hot cars which earned an EMMY in 2018. He profiled the Patrouille de France, also known as the "French Blue Angels," in which he flew in a French fighter jet.
Mike joined 41 Action News from WSVN-TV 7 News in Miami where he anchored the 4:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. weekday newscasts and reported for the 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. broadcasts. When bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, Mike co-anchored five continuous hours of breaking news coverage. As the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting unfolded, Mike co-anchored 7News' special report on the tragedy. During the 2012 presidential election, Mike anchored live from Mitt Romney's election watch party. He also reported live from Miami Heat Championship celebrations in 2012 and 2013.
Mike joined 7News from ABC News where he served as a freelance Anchor and Correspondent in New York City. Mike often co-anchored the network's popular overnight broadcasts "World News Now" and "America This Morning." He also filed reports for the weekend editions of "Good Morning America," "World News Now," and "ABC NewsOne."
When International Monetary Fund Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York, Mike reported live for "Good Morning America." Mike delivered live reports around the world after the FBI thwarted a Russian Spy ring in New York. He covered the JetBlue pilot who "quit" by sliding down the plane's emergency slide, Queen Elizabeth's visit to NYC, and the Times Square failed bombing attempt.
Mike is also a proud former Summer Fellow of the International Radio and Television Society of New York. The organization guides students interested in media careers by placing them in highly sought after internships. He is also the proud recipient of the "Stephen K. Nenno Most Inspirational Fellow Award." As part of his commitment to giving back, he routinely mentors young aspiring journalists.
Mike and his wife have three young children; a son and two daughters. However, their "first born" is a 9 year old Wheaten Terrier named McCoy. They're thrilled to be raising their family back in New York.
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