Mike Marza
Mike Marza is a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for Channel 7 Eyewitness News.

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.

Mike's Stories
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A father has created an inspiring book aimed at providing advice on parenthood through letters from fellow dads.
LIRR brings back combo ticket for train with beach access on Long Island
The LIRR will begin selling their popular combo ticket packages in July for roundtrip fares from the city and beach access to Long Beach, Jones Beach, and Fire Island.
2 women injured when truck crashes into bus stop on Long Island
Good Samaritans ran to help and lifted the roof of the shattered bus stop off people trapped below.
MTA bus driver gets in stand-off with other bus driver who refused to move
As a B35 bus tried to turn the corner on 13th Avenue at 39th Street in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Thursday evening, tempers flared in a New York minute.
Rev. Sharpton, mayoral candidates and advocates denounce attacks against Asian Americans
National Action Network founder and president the Reverend Al Sharpton was joined by Asian American leaders, New York City mayoral candidates, and advocates at the House of Justice Thursday to denounce the rise of attacks against Asian Americans.
Police want to question son of 78-year-old killed by machete in Queens home
Detectives want to question the 45-year-old son of a woman discovered dead in her Queens home.
Coronavirus NY: Hunt for COVID vaccine continues across Tri-State
While the demand for the COVID-19 vaccine is high, the supply remains low and that's the big problem.
Coronavirus News: Grant funding NYC street vendors during pandemic is running out
Dozens of New York City street vendors were given a lifeline during the pandemic, but the grant that's funding it is running out.
Coronavirus News: Long Beach limits beachgoers to residents only
Long Beach had been an option for New York City residents, but it's the latest beach to restrict visitors to maintain social distancing guidelines.
Coronavirus News: How spiritual counselors bring faith, connection in a time of COVID-19
As the coronavirus claims tens of thousands of American lives, spiritual counselors are facing an already daunting job - bringing faith and connection to the sick and bereaved, and honoring the dead.