Mike came to Savannah and WTOC-TV in September 2000. Mike was the morning news anchor for THE News at Daybreak for 14 years, before being promoted to anchor on THE News at Noon, 4pm, 6pm and 7pm on WTOC.
Mike is an award winning journalist who before Savannah, worked as an anchor/reporter at TV stations in Knoxville, Tennessee, Austin, Minnesota (Spamtown USA) and Sioux Falls, S.D.
Mike was born and raised in the small town of Lonsdale, Minn. He graduated from St. Cloud State University, (MN) in 1993, with a BS in Mass Commmunication, Minors in Political Science and Speech.
He LOVES living in Savannah because of it's beauty, history, and mild winters (But after growing up in Minnesota winters, anywhere else is mild.) Join Mike weeknights for THE News at Noon, 4pm, 6pm and 7pm on WTOC.
Most parents will never forget the first day their child ever went to school. It can be nerve wracking, but luckily there are teachers like Jennifer Griffin to make you and your child feel at ease in the classroom.
Math can be a tough subject for young students, especially when they reach middle school. But one Effingham County educator enjoys doing whatever she can to help students understand the problems and the solutions.
This has been a very tough year for students, parents, and teachers because of the pandemic. But on this Thanksgiving, we give thanks to teachers working hard, in and out of the classroom, to help students succeed.
Sometimes a student needs a second chance and sometimes they just need a different setting to help them thrive. This week’s WTOC Top Teacher Christy Anderson helps her students do just that at an alternative school in Effingham County.