Mike Roe Digital News Producer
Mike Roe is a digital news producer for Southern California Public Radio and covers pop culture online and on air. Mike joined KPCC after working for KCTS public television in Seattle. He's covered events like Comic-Con, as well as breaking news.
Mike began his broadcast career at his high school radio station KMIH in Mercer Island, Washington, where he served as president and program director. From there he moved on to college and community radio and interned in commercial radio.
He earned a BA in history from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and also spent time studying communications, music and religion.
When he's not covering the waterfront for KPCC, Mike writes and performs with several sketch comedy groups, including the monthly late night variety show It's Past My Bedtime and weekly topical show Top Story Weekly. He's graduated from both the improv and sketch comedy programs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
Stories by Mike Roe
A third-party presidential debate between Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein took place Monday.
Cox Cable has struck a deal with Time Warner Cable to carry their SportsNet channel, the new source for the Lakers in L.A. It'll be up in time for Wednesday's game.
It’s a ways off — almost a year — but the Dodgers are giving out bobbleheads of minority share team owner Magic Johnson next season.
The New York City Marathon has been canceled, though reports indicate it may be rescheduled. The announcement came as power came back on in many parts of lower Manhattan.
A third party presidential debate moderate by Ralph Nader was held Sunday, Nov. 4, just two days before the election, at 4:30 p.m. Pacific.
Some guys might look clean-cut today, but will be growing out their facial hair for the rest of the month. How come? Movember.
Singer Mitch Lucker of the metal band Suicide Silence died Thursday morning in Orange County following a Halloween motorcycle crash. He was 28 years old.
With 8 million people still without power in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the City Council passed an emergency motion allowing the LADWP to send crews to help.
It’s Halloween! There are parties all over Los Angeles, but the most famed is the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval on Santa Monica Boulevard.
More than 7 million are without power in the Northeast, property damage is estimated in the billions of dollars and 18 deaths are reported as the storm moves inland.
Two pieces of news broke geek minds Tuesday: Disney is buying Lucasfilm. And there will be a Star Wars: Episode VII in 2015. With episodes 8 and 9 to follow.
Sandy's been reclassified as a "post tropical cyclone," but it still packs a hurricane's wallop. Now, the Internet itself is being affected as major websites are knocked offline.
Despite Sandy hitting the northeast, forcing residents to either evacuate or hunker down, the East Coast king of late night David Letterman is going on with his show.
Prosecutors filed murder, attempted-murder and other charges Monday against the 30-year-old man who allegedly shot and killed three people last week in Downey.
In California, we’re mostly out of the line of fire when it comes to TV political ads. Here’s a look at the flurry of ads you may not have seen.