Mike started out as an intern at The Fan during the fall of 2011 and now works as a board-op and website columnist for the station. He has worked extensively at The Blaze 1330 AM, the student radio station at Arizona State, including serving as its sports director during the 2010-2011 school year. While at The Blaze, Mike called play-by-play for ASU sporting events and co-hosted his own sports talk show.
He first started out doing play-by-play at his high school in Western Pennsylvania and has continued calling games in Arizona. He also did play-by-play up in the Northwoods Summer Collegiate Baseball League in 2011. Mike loves radio and enjoys working with the great team at The Fan.
Years at the Fan: Half a year, starting as an intern back in August and now working as a board-op for ASU women's basketball, baseball and the Joe Morgan Show.
College: Arizona State University, major in Journalism
High School: Mars Area High School, Mars, PA
Favorite Teams: Arizona State Sun Devils, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pitt Panthers, Phoenix Coyotes, Phoenix Suns
Favorite Sports Movie: Field of Dreams
Favorite Sports Memory: It had to be in 2009 when both the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Penguins won championships. Even though I was no longer living in the Pittsburgh area, it was very cool knowing that my hometown was once again the City of Champions.
Favorite Fan Memory: Don't think I've worked there long enough yet!! But the people I have worked with at the station have been great, which has made working at The Fan a fantastic experience.