👋🏻 Hi, I’m Michael.

Michael Geheren is a 📱 digital content producer for NewsNation on WGN America.

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Biography

I’m excited to be back home in the Chicago area.

Michael Geheren reporting for Scholastic News at the 2008 Republican National Convention.

I got my start in journalism in middle school. First reporting for a local park district newspaper, then for the Scholastic Kids Press Corps (here is my bio back then). In high school I was the first digital editor for our school newspaper.

Previously, I spent nearly five years at KELOLAND Media Group, South Dakota’s #1 website and CBS affiliate covering South Dakota, northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota. The last position I held was a digital reporter, but spent time as an evening news, digital and investigative producer.

I graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University with a B.A. in media studies. (And that’s the way it is.)

I have a dog, two cats, I love to read (here’s what I am reading right now) and write. My favorite thing in life is to ✈️ travel!

Please connect with me. Also, here’s a look at my resume.

Blog

Late Night Thoughts on Sen. John McCain’s Diagnosis

From July 20 The first political and major journalism experience I had, that I can recall, was asking Sen. John McCain a question at a press conference ahead of the 2008 election for Scholastic News. This moment has been forever seared into my memory. He was nice and answered my question like he would for […]

#3 with #45

Air Force One in Watertown, SD (Michael Geheren/The Volante) As we inaugurate #45, I’ve been looking back at the amazing opportunities I’ve had to cover now three Presidents of the United States and the impact President Barack Obama had on my interest in political journalism. Donald Trump (Sioux City, IA) President-Elect Donald Trump in Sioux City, […]

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