Mike is a Butte native and attended Butte Central High School and Montana Tech. Mike completed the Mississippi State Broadcast Meteorology program in 2002 and has been a member of the National Weather Association since 1999 and holds an NWA Seal of Approval.
Mike has been working for KXLF/KBZK since 1989 and moved up the weather anchor chair in 1990. Mike also held the Chief Forecast job with KPAX TV in Missoula for about a year in 1999-2000. Mike started his broadcasting career with KBOW/KOPR radio in Butte back in the early 1980's.
Mike spends all of his free time training his two Labrador retrievers for American Kennel Club Hunt Test's and Field Trial's. Mike travels around the western U.S. campaigning his two black labs. Mike and his wife have been fortunate to host 6 station sponsored trips over the last 7 years and look forward to the next trip in 2009. Mike has won the Montana Standard's Viewer Choice Awards for best television anchor numerous times.