Mitch is a Cedar Rapids native who is in the midst of his THIRD stint at Broadcast Park. He started his KGAN career as a sports intern back in 2007, then landed his first full-time TV job at the station in 2010 as a sports reporter. Now, he anchors morning and noon newscasts while also featuring local volunteers and feel-good stories in Iowa's News Now's Pay It Forward series. One of those features - a piece looking at Corridor Running's work to form a running club inside Coralville's Oakdale Prison (IMCC) - was named 2019's Best Large-Market TV Feature by the Iowa Broadcast News Association.
Before returning to Cedar Rapids in September 2016, Mitch worked for four years at WXMI (FOX 17) in Grand Rapids, Michigan as the station's lead sports anchor - helping them win two Michigan Association of Broadcasters awards for Best Sports Program as the co-host of "FOX 17 Blitz." He also assisted in the launch of the station's 11:00 p.m. newscast as a lead news anchor.
Mitch is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Xavier High School.