Mike Schuh joined the WJZ news team as a general assignment reporter in 1993. During his time at WJZ, he’s received awards for a wide range of news stories. His 11 Emmy Awards were earned in the “Best Reporter,” “Writing,” “Hard News Investigation,” “Spot News,” “General News Reporting” and “Features Reporting” categories.
In 2010, he received an Associated Press Award for “Spot News.” In 2007, he received two Associated Press Awards in the “Spot News” and “Human Interest News” categories. In 2002, Mike won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.
He volunteers as a faculty member for the prestigious National Press Photographers Association’s annual NewsVideo Workshop. He has led television storytelling seminars and workshops in Denmark and across our country. In 2008, Mike was appointed as the Regional Vice President to the Board of Governors for the Capital Area Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and served for two years.
Mike came to WJZ after learning his craft at television stations in Indianapolis, Louisville, Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Carbondale, Ill. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Mike, his wife, and one very, very energetic daughter, all live in Baltimore County.
A Baltimore non-profit that gives men in need recycled designer suits is up for a cash award from State Farm.
BGE is constantly trimming around its lines, and most of this ends up as mulch. But there are some special trees they are looking for. Mulberry, poplar and hickory trees.
There are countless summer camps, but one at BWI Airport is showing kids how many careers there are in aviation.
This summer, about 6,000 Baltimore area teens are on the job through a long-running program run out of the mayor’s office.
There are countless summer camps going on right now, but in east Baltimore, one camp spent the summer working toward a purpose.
Many dispensaries have sprouted up in Maryland recently, but one in Cockeysville is offering a unique service.
There are 1,800 inmates across Maryland who are studying to earn their GED, or high school diploma,
Recent studies have shown that women, African-Americans and Latinos lag behind when it comes to earning degrees or finding jobs involving science, technology, engineering and math.
National studies show that aggressive driving is a factor in 56 percent of all fatal crashes.
A new analysis suggests that at least when it comes to heart health, multivitamins and minerals aren’t worth it.
Two local men, Tim Rhode and Ed Mullin, have come up with an idea that could create a new industry for STEM
A Carroll County woman has answered the call to adopt a 12-year-old stray named Stella from an animal shelter that is waiving adoption fees.
Twenty animal shelters across Maryland are waiving adoption fees for people looking to give cats and kittens a forever home.
There were Fourth of July parades in cities all across America — 10 alone in just Baltimore County.
Baltimore City leaders know that getting kids summer jobs will help them have a better chance for a career or college.
Educators in the city say they need to get as many students enrolled this fall — not only for their sake, but for the sake of the school system.
Two firefighters sustained minor injuries following a fire at an abandoned warehouse in southwest Baltimore Monday morning.
Following the tragic death of sergeant Eddy Hermond in the Ellicott City flood, his close friends gathered to remember his life and raise money for a scholarship.
For more than a decade, WJZ has brought viewers stories about a doctor from Owings Mills who has raised phenomenal amounts of money through runs to search for a cure for prostate cancer.
A large contingent of Baltimore PD officers showed up for the graduation ceremony for the daughter of one of their fallen brothers.
Kennedy Krieger is now offering a way for children to manage chronic pain without narcotics.
Ask any cancer researcher and they’ll tell you it takes money – a lot of money – to develop new treatments to fight the disease.
Six campers stranded by high water at a Maryland state forest have been rescued.
For the 21st time, commuters all over Maryland bypassed their car, bus and train to get to work by bicycle.
Camden Station has been home to the world’s finest private collection of comics and memorabilia.
It is painful for Herta Griffel to look at some of the pictures and documents from her childhood in Vienna.
Howard County officials are allowing restricted, credentialed access to Main Street in Ellicott City for business owners, residents, and property owners only.
A $4 safety whistle saved Sean Davidson’s life.
Local neighbors in a Maryland community did all the could to save the life of a slain Baltimore County police officer.
Arlington Elementary is so close to the Pimlico Racecourse that Tuesday morning–175 kindergartners walked to the track.
There are nearly 3,000 homeless children who attend Baltimore City Public Schools and because they sleep in shelters, in a car or at the home of a relative or friend, there often is not enough food in the household.
Working with family can be tough sometimes, but for one mother-daughter pair in Baltimore it’s easy, because of their admiration and love for one another.
The number of people hooked on heroin or other prescription opioids has skyrocketed, but there are some finding relief in another prescription drug.
Long known as one of the better high school choirs in Maryland, the Baltimore City College Choir has been recognized by the DC Chapter of The Recording Academy.
Maryland is unique in that it’s the only place in the country where a day is set aside to honor those who have died working on the front lines of public safety.
In today’s world, it’s hard for adults to effectively communicate about all the issues causing turmoil. If adults struggle, imagine being a kid.
Students and staff at a Towson school were celebrating the placing of a softball sized gold medallion around their principal’s neck.
A new area in the Schucks Road Regional Park is designed to delight the senses.
Healthbridge Health has committed to providing a hundred of CPR kits to schools that are unable to afford them.
The gas prices at the intersection of York and Seminary reflect what’s been happening in at gas stations across Maryland.
A group in Howard County is making it more affordable for some children to play sports.
The National Aquarium Animal Rescue team recently rescued and admitted a juvenile harbor seal for immediate medical care and long-term rehabilitation at the Animal Care and Rescue Center in Baltimore.
The cost of gas is up across the country, including in Maryland, and is inching toward the highest price in three years.
Studies show that only six percent of people over age 75 are getting enough exercise. But one 75-year-old woman is not only is getting enough exercise, she’s breaking records.
When growing up, a childhood is filled with traditions, and the students at a special school in Baltimore were able to experience a spring tradition like everyone else.
For some, getting and keeping a job can be a difficult task, but former Raven Ray Lewis has started a company to train people to get and hold onto a good job.
A Perry Hall woman defied the odds and published her first book.
A tree fell on a Montgomery County house, trapping multiple people inside.
A large pine tree fell on and totaled two cars in Northeast Baltimore.
Fourteen Maryland high schools met at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore Thursday for the 14th Annual Maryland ProStart Student Invitational.
The Baltimore state’s attorney says there is a correlation between kids who drop out of school and whether or not they get arrested. To try to make sure that those kids don’t end up in her office, she’s starting an employment program to reduce truancy.
There are many ways schools use Black History Month to educate, inform and inspire.
One man from West Baltimore says his pathway to becoming a carpenter saved his life.
A new valet service officially opened Friday at BWI Marshall Airport.
The U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica and the Costa Rican ambassador to the U.S. were in South Baltimore Tuesday to celebrate the transfer of two very special patrol ships.
This year in Maryland, rain and ice have been keeping schools closed.
There was a fire in an underground city owned condo, the fire department says that some BGE cables were on fire.
It cost $220 million to build M&T Bank Stadium, and after two more phases of renovation, the Baltimore franchise will eclipse that number to renovate it.
Baltimore County officials held a second meeting in response to a recent string of burglaries in the area.
A new group is hoping to give many mothers exactly what they want: more time with their children while also learning how to start their own business.
One officer in Howard County has gone viral for a move he performed in a game of one-on-one hoops.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, dozens of volunteers in East Baltimore gathered for a day of service.
It’s rare that a multi million dollar Broadway touring show hinges on the work of a 4 year old.
The parents of Ashanti Billie want there to be a law, similar to Amber Alerts or Silver Alerts, that are sent out for missing adults.
Goldman’s Kosher Bakery in Baltimore is closing, but the owners say they’re going out on their own terms.
In what used to be the heart of Baltimore, the sidewalk outside an old department store is packed.
A Howard County student has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for Maryland 7th District.
Roberta Williams was near tears as she walked, for the first time, into her new apartment in the Old York neighborhood of North Baltimore.
What about those without the means to buy a winter coat for their children? Baltimore’s Archbishop has the answer.
A couple Ravens players visited a local hospital to spread a little cheer.
Federal prosecutors say Dr. William S. Vaughn prescribed more than 3,000 doses of adderall to four waitresses at Hooters in Laurel and Rockville.
The parents of emotional challenged children are often at their wits end trying to help their kids lead a normal life.
A program sponsored by Habicorps, Americorps and Habitat for Humanity, have taken in 10 trainees to teach them valuable trades skills.
For nearly 20 years, hybrid cars have traveled on our roadways, but there’s not been many large work trucks using hybrid technology.
Art comes in all shapes and sizes, and so do artists at the Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills.
Retired Marine Rob Jones lost both of his legs when he was bombed in Afghanistan. He had to learn how to walk again before he could run.
The Maryland Food Bank is packing tens of thousands of holiday meals at Camden Yards this year versus their warehouse.
A program to help parents become better parents celebrated a new group of graduates.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Officer say a man from the Bronx fatally ran over two people early Thursday morning with a car.
An original climbing gym in Maryland is on the verge of quadrupling in size to accommodate more people looking to climb their way into health and fitness.
Rolling robots are making sure Anne Arundel County students who are too sick to physically attend classes don’t miss out on their lessons.
There’s a village in the southern African country of Nambia that is home to nearly 60 children orphaned when their parents were killed by the AIDS virus.
For its 150th anniversary, McDaniel is updating the image of it’s mascot.
Since 2008, Joey Jett from Towson was already a phenomenon.
A new movie on Thurgood Marshall is based on the book by a current Baltimore attorney.
This is National Teen Driver Safety Week, which is a time to highlight the potential dangers on the roads.
Maryland police are investigating several cases of anti-Semitic graffiti at two college campuses.
A new concept at animal shelters across the nation is helping them get adopted.
Baltimores’ first cat cafe is now open for business.
There are nearly 200 murals and public works scattered about Baltimore, and now another one is being added in Freddie Gray’neighborhood, which was scarred by the 2015 riots.
Mo’s car started hitting traffic signs and cones. Then, Tony looked over and saw Mighty Moe’s head nodding to his chest.
In the wake of the hurricanes that battered the South, groups and organizations have raised millions to help.
7-Eleven Has donated a horse named ‘Slurpee’ to Baltimore PD’s Mounted Unit.
A new study finds that victims of gunshots and stabbings are significantly less likely to die if they’re taken to the hospital by a private car than by an ambulance.
With the growing popularity of drones, more and more people are being exposed to what is called radio controlled aircraft.
One of the more unusual live performances to come to town opens Thursday night, and runs through Tuesday.
Volunteers around the country pitched in Wednesday to help clean up national cemeteries.
Students and alumnae of Baltimore City College are a proud group, and now a national magazine has bestowed another honor upon the school.
After a student was stabbed in a science class at Renaissance Academy in 2015, the district to consider closing the troubled school, but now students have a fresh start after the Ravens stepped in to help.
A former kindergarten teacher from Howard County with a knack for baking is getting national attention.