Mike Hellgren

Hellgren Mike175x131 (2)WJZ general assignment reporter Mike Hellgren came to Maryland’s News Station in the spring of 2004 from KARK-TV, an NBC affiliate station in Little Rock, Arkansas where he worked as a general assignment reporter, as well as fill-in anchor. Solid reporting credentials and a reputation for breaking important news stories characterized Mike’s work both there and at KTAL-TV, another NBC station in Shreveport, La. where he also was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor.

He also worked as a reporter/producer/photographer for KLAX-TV, an ABC station in Alexandria, La. and started his career in broadcast journalism with a cable news program called First Edition News in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Mike holds a B.S. degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and grew up partly in Chicago and partly in Louisiana.

More Stories by Mike Hellgren

Questions Remain How a Woman Was Injured in Police Custody

What happened to a woman in Baltimore City Police custody that caused her to go unconscious in her cell a short time after her arrest on Sunday?

04/11/2017

New Ethics Reforms Hope To Bring An End To Political Scandals

Several current and former Maryland lawmakers are in the spotlight after being connected to political scandals.

04/10/2017

Judge Approves Baltimore PD-DOJ Consent Decree, Denies DOJ’s Request For Delay

U.S. District Judge James Bredar has approved the consent decree between the Baltimore Police Department and the Department of Justice.

04/07/2017

Trump Administration Has ‘Grave Concerns’ About Obama-Era Baltimore PD Overhaul Proposal

Baltimore residents are in a federal courtroom in Baltimore for a hearing on a proposed agreement to overhaul the police department.

04/06/2017

BPD Commissioner ‘Disappointed’ By Consent Decree Delay

Baltimore’s mayor and police chief were surprised by the Justice Department’s sudden request Monday for more time to examine a consent decree.

04/04/2017

Catherine Hoggle Appears In Court, Still No Answers On Children’s Whereabouts

For two and a half years, no one has seen Sarah and Jacob Hoggle. The children’s mother remains locked up in a Howard County mental facility.

04/03/2017

Rockville HS Rape Suspect’s Lawyer Blasts Trump Administration For Politicizing Case

A 17-year-old charged with raping a fellow student in a Maryland high school bathroom is heading back to court.

03/31/2017

Gilmor Homes Residents Outraged After ‘Sex for Repairs’ Case Dropped

Two maintenance workers no longer face criminal charges after the City paid out millions.

03/30/2017

Md. Community Seeks Normalcy After Alleged School Shooting Plot Foiled

An honor student remains hospitalized for planning a mass shooting and bombing at her high school.

03/29/2017

Trump Admin. Criticizes ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill In Md.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pleading with the state not to go through with a “Sanctuary State” bill making its way through the general assembly.

03/28/2017

Mayor, Governor, Work To Close City Schools Multi-Million Dollar Budget Gap

Governor Hogan gave the thumbs up, after signing a new supplemental budget that includes $23.7 million dollars in new state funds for financially troubled city schools.

03/27/2017

President Trump Vows To Appeal Md. Judge Ruling Blocking Revised Travel Ban

The Trump Administration vows to appeal the ruling by a federal judge in Maryland, which has halted the president’s revised executive order, temporarily banning Muslim immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries.

03/16/2017

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