Michael Crowe is a journalist and documentary filmmaker based in the Midwest. Currently, he works in Waterloo, Iowa as a Multimedia Journalist for KWWL Television. Prior to joining KWWL, he freelanced for the station as a video stringer.
In May, he graduated from Luther College with a degree in English, emphasizing writing and mass media communications. In his time at Luther, he served as the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, Chips, where he both expanded the publication’s online video content in addition to leading the production of a 32-page feature magazine. He also previously worked for the weekly publication as a staff writer, news editor and managing editor. Highlights from his time with the paper include covering the Norwegian King and Queen’s visit to campus and a pre-show interview with members of the popular band fun.
In the Fall of 2012, Michael was selected from over 600 applicants to participate in USA TODAY’s Collegiate Correspondent program, during which he produced weekly content for a national audience. He was recognized 3 times as top writer of the week by USA TODAY editors.
In his free time, he enjoys hiking, photography, reading and cycling.