Greater Columbus Basketball Legend Association
2019 GCBLA INDUCTEE
Mike Jackson has worked at NBC4 since 1994. He has more than 30 years of broadcast experience, with his first job coming in his hometown of Charleston, WV at radio station WCHS-AM.
Mike’s first television position was at WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, WV, where he anchored the late evening news. He was also a sports reporter at WCHS-TV in Charleston, before working in Columbus the first time with the local ABC affiliate. Mike also served as operations manager and announcer for WBES-FM in Charleston, W.Va. News Director at WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, WV, and served as evening anchor at NewsChannel 8 in Washington, DC before he returned to Columbus.
Mike is a graduate of West Virginia State College with an Associate Arts degree in mass communication.
Mike proudly received a first-place award for reporting by the National Association of Black Journalists in 1993 in Washington, D.C. Other honors include four local Emmy nominations for reporting and two-second place awards for reporting by the Society of Professional Journalists. He excelled as the 2015 and 2017 GCBLA Master of Ceremonies.