Mike Cihla

Mike Cihla


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.

Recent Articles by Mike

  50th anniversary of Apollo 11: Man lands on the moon

  Measles infection numbers at 25-year high

  Top Teacher: Top Teacher Luncheon

  Celebrating 65 Years: WTOC Rocks Savannah

  Top Teacher: Federico Foster, Savannah High School

  Top Teacher: John Pollock, St. Andrew’s School

  Top Teacher: Stacey Young

  Top Teacher: Crystal Strong, Andrea B. Williams Elementary School

  Top Teacher: Amanda Mitchell, Nevils Elementary School

  Top Teacher: Lynn Miller, South Effingham Elementary School

  Top Teacher: Jane Madison, St. Peter the Apostle School

  Top Teacher: Tracy Spain, Effingham County Middle School

  Top Teacher: Heather Blastick

  Top Teacher: Kamaria Shaw

  Top Teacher: Teresa Hatcher, Twin City Elementary

  Top Teacher: Abby Foster, St. Vincent’s Academy

  Top Teacher: Deonnah Davis, Southwest Elementary School

  Top Teacher: La’Shunda Posey, Rincon Elementary School

  Top Teacher: Haywood Ellison, Memorial Day School

  Top Teacher: Laura Todd, Long County High School

  Top Teacher: Yoko Parker, Midway Middle School

  Top Teacher: Rebecca Hamilton, Veritas Academy

  Top Teacher: Terri Foote, Blessed Sacrament

  Top Teacher: Anna Kate Mahany, Marshpoint Elementary School

  Top Teacher: Drew Schwalbe, Benedictine Military School

  Top Teacher: Heather Moore

  Top Teacher: John Gleissner, Bulloch County

  Savannah remembers Burt Reynolds

  Top Teacher: Kaidy English, Mattie Lively Elementary School

  United Way kicking off 'All for One, One for All' campaign