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Mike K.

Phoenix, AZ, USA2 reviews

$200 - $500 / Day

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  • Reporter / Journalist

    2 reviews
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

  • Fixer

About Mike

I am a writer with 33 years of published work, primarily at large daily newspapers. I have won numerous national awards for my work, covering the environment, immigration, sports and politics with an emphasis on human interest and cultural pieces. I have also written numerous essays, taken photographs and produced videos.

Top Projects

  • In Iowa, Couple Reaches Out to Fellow African Refugees, Voice of America

    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Feature on a couple helping other refugees in Des Moines, Iowa, by helping their children adjust with programs every evening.

  • With hundreds of millions to their names, Iowa Powerball winners leap into demanding jobs-Des Moines Register

    • Reporter / Journalist

    I took at look at the changing afterlife of big lottery winners, entering politics or launching foundations for a cause, after an Iowa single mother won the big prize and started to give away her money.

  • Des Moines Register - Mollie Tibbetts gets more coverage. Is media bias to blame?

    • Reporter / Journalist

    After being the first reporter to talk to the family of missing college student Mollie Tibbetts, I examined the resulting national media frenzy over the case and found answers.

  • USA Today - A roit, a phone call and the start of Iowa caucus mania

    • Reporter / Journalist

    A deep dive into the political tumult of 1968 and how it launched the modern Iowa caucus.

  • Mike Kilen - Sandhill Crane Migration

    • Reporter / Journalist
    Voice of America - English

    Produced for Voice of America - English on Storyhunter

    March 2019

All Services


  • Fixer

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Mike's Clients

  • Voice of America - English
  • Voice of America

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