Mike McKnight

MMJ / Reporter
Mike McKnight

A Lincoln native and 1977 Journalism graduate of UNL, Mike has 30 years reporting experience at WOWT -- 10 years of that as State Bureau Chief.

There have been numerous awards along the way including Nebraska Associated Press Investigative and General News honors. Mike is a two-time winner of the Radio Television News Directors Regional award for investigative reporting: 1994,1997. Others include:

- 1994 Nebraska News Photographer of the Year

- Past Emmy nominee

- UNL College of Journalism outstanding alumni award

- UNO award outstanding investigative reporting

- Nebraska Broadcasters Gold Award for investigative reporting -- 2004

- Lincoln Northeast High outstanding alumni award

- Omaha Press Club Excellence in Journalism Award

Mike is married and has two sons.