Mike McCarthy is an award-winning General Assignment reporter with ABC 6 FOX 28. He joined the news team in March 2010. You can see his reports on Good Day, Columbus.
Originally from Marysville, he was thrilled to return to Central Ohio. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, where he was named Outstanding Graduating Senior in Broadcast News. Mike spent the next three years working as a reporter for WVLT Volunteer TV in Knoxville, TN.
Mike has won five Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards. The Ohio Associated Press named "Best TV Reporter" in 2012. He's also ranked as one of the top multimedia journalist nationwide by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA).
Mike's reports have also been featured on Fox News, CNN, and HLN.
Previously, he worked as an anchor, reporter, and producer at WOUB in Athens, Ohio. He also managed the production of the station's in-depth series. His other broadcast experience includes an internship at NBC's "Today." He is also a former intern at ABC 6 On Your Side.
Mike is an amateur magician, an avid musical theater fan, and movie buff.
He lives in Dublin with his wife and son.