Mike Gooding Bio, Wiki
Mike Gooding is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Reporter working with the 13News Now in Norfolk, Virginia serving the station as a Reporter. He has been working with this station since the year 1985.
Mike Gooding Dates of Birth
Gooding manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 60s.
Mike Gooding Measurements
Gooding stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Mike Gooding Education
The year 1977 saw him graduate from Annandale High School in Fairfax County, VA. Later on he went on to join Old Dominion University where he graduated in the year 1985. While there, he was serving as Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, The Mace & Crown.
Mike Gooding Work Experience
Gooding works with 13News Now where he serves the station as a Reporter since 1985. He serves the 13News Now team as a senior military and political reporter. Through his career with 13News Now, he has filled many roles in his time working as a show producer, sports and news anchor, photographer, assignment editor, and general assignment reporter.
In his career, he has been able to travel extensively throughout the world to report on military affairs. This includes coverage of Saudi Arabia, 1998), and Operation Southern Watch(enforcing the U.N. no-fly zone over Iraq/reporting from Bahrain and USS Nimitz, 1977.
He also covered Operation Enduring Freedom (U.S.-led air strikes against al-Qaida in Afghanistan/reporting from USS Enterprise and USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Persian Gulf, 2001). Additionally, he has covered Operation Iraqi Freedom (reporting from USS Harry S. Truman in Eastern Med, off Cyprus, 2003 and from Balad, Iraq, 2004), and Operation Allied Force (NATO air strike campaign on Kosovo/reporting from the Adriatic Sea and Albania, 1999).
Asides from winning an Emmy Award, he also won Virginia Association Broadcasters’ 2013 George A. Bowls, Jr. Award for Distinguished Performance in Broadcast News. He also received an Emmy from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for News Special, “BRAC Battle: Target Hampton Roads” (2006).
Asides from that, he also garnered Emmy nominations for the Public Affairs Program “The Healing Journey” (U.S. Army search for M.I.A. remains in Vietnam-2000); Documentary “Stretched Too Thin” (U.S. Air Force Operations in Saudi Arabia in the year 1999); Public Affairs Program, “20th Annual Navy Christmas” (2006); News Special “Sequestration: Finding our Future” (2014); Military Program/Special “A Century of Service, Naval Station Norfolk, Then and Now” (2018), and Documentary-Topical “Navy Christmas at Home and Abroad” (2007).
Gooding also won the 2007 Virginia Associated Press Meritorious Award for Outstanding Effort by an individual Reporter at a Television STation for his half-hour special, “Final Flight of the F-14.” Asides from that, the year 2006 saw him win the 2006 Virginia Associated Press award for Outstanding Effort by an individual Reporter at a Television Station for his series “Gitmo: An Inside Look” which examined how War on Terrorism detainees are classified and treated at Camp Delta in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The year 2019 saw him being named by Coastal Virginia Magazine as the “Best Local TV News People’s Choice” award winner.
He has covered numerous sessions of the Virginia General Assembly, national political conventions, Virginia gubernatorial inaugurations, and presidential inaugurations. Additionally, he also served twice as President of the Virginia Capitol Correspondents Association.
Mike Gooding Net Worth
In Mike’s career as a Reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Mike Gooding Earnings
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Mike Gooding Parents and Siblings
Born and raised in Rhode Island, United States, Mike manages to keep information regarding his parents and or whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available to the public.
Mike Gooding Spouse
Gooding is happily married to his wife Donna whom she manages to keep information about away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information regarding his wife is available to the public.
Mike Gooding Kids
Gooding is a proud father to his two grown children whom he manages to keep information about away from the limelight. Their two Corgi’s reside in Virginia Beach and together with his family, they reside in Virginia Beach, United States. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Mike Gooding Twitter
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 4.01K followers.