Mike McKnight

Investigative Reporter

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WOWT Reporter

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.

  • 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.