Michael joined WBEZ in 2016 as a digital editor. He is responsible for the content on WBEZ’s digital platforms and works with local reporters to refine stories for web.
Prior to joining WBEZ, Michael worked for Tribune Publishing, the Chicago Sun-Times and was editor of Homicide Watch Chicago. He has also written for The Guardian U.S., Reuters, DNAinfo Chicago and Red Eye. He has been a contributor on CNN and Fox News.
Michael was born and raised on Chicago’s Northwest Side and currently lives the West Town neighborhood. He only eats Chicago hot dogs, dislikes the New York slice and puts giardiniera on everything. He has no opinion on the dibs system.