Mike Krafcik joined the Newschannel 3 team as a general assignment reporter in June 2016. Mike is a newcomer to Western Michigan, but is excited to live and work here. A native of Connecticut, Mike worked for the past couple of years as a multimedia journalist at FOX 61 in Hartford and previously at WATE-TV, in Knoxville, Tenn. and in Clarksburg, W. Va.
Mike received his master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication. As part of his masters capstone, Mike worked as a Washington D.C. correspondent, covering politics in our nation's capital. While there, he covered the inauguration of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomoyer. Mike has a bachelors degree in Communication from Central Connecticut State University.
Mike is an avid sports fan and a die-hard New York Yankees and New York Giants fan!
Mike is always looking for story ideas, volunteer opportunities and other ways to be more involved in the community. Feel free to connect with him on social media and by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.