Mike Krafcik

Mike Krafcik


Date of Joining WATE: October 2011

Note: Mike Krafcik left WATE in February 2014.

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Born in Countryside, Illinois, but raised in Burlington, Connecticut


  • Master of Science, Journalism, Syracuse University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communication, Central Connecticut State University

Previous Media Experience:

  • WBOY-TV, Morgantown, WV 2009-2011
  • WJET-TV, Erie, PA: Washington D.C. Correspondent 2009

Outside Interests/Hobbies:

Working out, reading, politics, baseball, football, traveling

What You Enjoy About Local News:

I enjoy the ability to get out in the community to tell the stories that are relevant to our viewers. A great part about this job is doing something new and interesting each and everyday. As a journalist, I have an important duty to inform the public about issues and how people are affected by them. I take that responsibility to heart and enjoy having the ability to make a difference in people's lives.

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