COPY-Mike McDaniel - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

COPY-Mike McDaniel

A true small-town southerner, Mike McDaniel, an award winning journalist, joined the WDAM news team in August 2007. He arrived in the Pine Belt by way of KNOE - TV8 News, the #1 CBS affiliate in Monroe, Louisiana, where he spent a year covering many of the top stories in the region as the night-side reporter. Prior to Monroe, Mike interned at KTBS in Shreveport, Louisiana. As a graduate of Louisiana State University, Mike earned his bachelor's degree in Mass Communication with a focus in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Communication Studies in August, 2006. "Geaux Tigers!" Although a native of Franklinton, Louisiana Mike is happy to now call Mississippi home and to be a part of the WDAM family.

When not reporting, you can find Mike in and around the area or at the nearest coffee house or beach. Mike enjoys meeting people in the community and telling their stories. He welcomes any story idea you may have or if you just want to say hello. You can contact Mike at mmcdaniel@wdam.com.

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