Michael Colaianni joins the KCOY-KEYT-KKFX family after spending two years reporting in Fort Myers, FL.
While covering all sorts of news in South Florida, Michael interviewed our nations top politicians, was live on the scene of breaking news heard around the world, and even managed to save a woman with dementia while out on a story to earn a Certificate of Appreciation from the Collier County Sheriffs Office. Michael began his career in Yuma, Arizona.
Michael grew up all over the world. Born in Malaysia, he was fortunate enough to live and visit two dozen countries such as Japan, Egypt, Germany, and the Maldives. This overseas experience helped mold Michael's passion for news and getting the truth out to those that need it.
Michael returned to the United States to attend St. Bonaventure University in New York. It is there he earned a bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism/Mass Communications from the Russel J.Jandoli School of Journalism, where he learned from Pulitzer prize winning professors.
Michael is a passionate traveler, and enjoys spending his time off exploring all of the natural beauty California has to offer. If he is not out taking pictures and making memories, you can find him rooting for his favorite sports teams, the Buffalo Bills and New York Yankees.
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