Mike Hoey: Co-Anchor

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Mike Hoey co-anchors WUTR Eyewitness News at 6 and 11, as well as WFXV Eyewitness News at 10. He joined Eyewitness News in March 2015.

Mike came to Utica after spending eight and a half years at WBUP, the ABC station in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. His reporting work there won nine Michigan Association of Broadcasters Excellence Awards, including Best Investigative Story, Best News Series and Best Feature Story.  In addition to reporting and anchoring duties, he also served as the station’s news director from 2007 to 2010.

Prior to that, Mike served as a freelance reporter in his home area of Springfield, MA for two years. He also worked as a newscast producer at WWLP, the NBC station in Springfield, for two years.

Mike is an alumnus of Boston University’s College of Communication with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism. He’s happy to call the Mohawk Valley his home, so feel free to email him anytime at mhoey@wutr.tv.

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