Sports anchor Mike Cairns


Twitter: @MikeCairns5

Birthplace: Albany, New York.

Education: BS In Communications from SUNY Plattsburgh

Current Position/Job Duties: Multimedia Journalist/Sports Anchor

Previous Work Experience: Sports director- WRGB-TV in Albany, New York, Weekend sports anchor- WJLA-TV Washington D.C., Tee It Up Ohio Host and high school sports play-by-play voice for SportsTime Ohio.

Joined NewsChannel5: January 2011

Awards/Honors: Emmy and Telly

News Philosophy: Team work gets it done.

Role Model(s): Father and mother.

Favorite Sports Team(s): Anything Cleveland.

Favorite Music: All kinds, from country to classic rock

Favorite Movie: Several comedies.

Favorite Programs: NCIS, Bones and Sons of Anarchy.

Favorite Foods: Italian and seafood.

Family: Wife, Laura, and Kids: Britt, Darcy and Taylor.

Pet(s): Dog, Belle, and cat, Tigger.

My passion: Golf.

Hobbies & Interests: Coaching travel baseball.

Hidden Talent(s): Rock and roll singer.

Something most people don't know about me: I practice singing the National Anthem all the time.

What I like best about Northeast Ohio: Summer.

You're most likely to see me around town at: Baseball park.

On the weekends I love to: Work at WEWS or hang with family.

Additional Info: I am excited to be working with my best friend, Andy Baskin. We have been friends for 10 years and always talked about working together. I'm glad I got the chance.

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