Mike was born and raised in Evansville Indiana . He graduated from Washington and Lee University with a B. A. Degree in Communications. Mike sold advertising locally for three years at CBS in Evansville and later moved to Chicago as Rep at Katz Television. Mike transferred to Dallas and eventually moved to MMT Sales and ran their Dallas office. He later returned to Evansville, IN and helped start one of the 1st Fox affiliates in the country. Mike also ran four other televisions stations in: Jackson, MS, Terre Haute IN, Montgomery AL and Opelika, Al. He moved to Columbus in 2003 and has been an Account Executive with WLTZ NBC 38 since 2007. Mike is married with two children.