Mike Schuh

Schuh Mike 175x131 (2)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.

Baltimore Organization That Provides Free Suits To Men Competing For Grant

A Baltimore non-profit that gives men in need recycled designer suits is up for a cash award from State Farm.


BGE Cuts Tree Branches Down For Maryland Zoo Animals

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.


Middle Schoolers’ Dreams Of Aviation Careers Take Flight With Camp At BWI

There are countless summer camps, but one at BWI Airport is showing kids how many careers there are in aviation.


Teens In City’s Youthworks Program Packing 800K Meals For The Needy This Summer

This summer, about 6,000 Baltimore area teens are on the job through a long-running program run out of the mayor’s office.


Summer Camp Creates Colorful Mural For Baltimore School, Neighborhood

There are countless summer camps going on right now, but in east Baltimore, one camp spent the summer working toward a purpose.


Baltimore Co. Dispensary Teaching Customers How To Make Marijuana Products

Many dispensaries have sprouted up in Maryland recently, but one in Cockeysville is offering a unique service.


Technology Helping Inmates In Md. Prison Pass Classes At Higher Rate

There are 1,800 inmates across Maryland who are studying to earn their GED, or high school diploma,


Safe Alternatives Foundation Keeps Kids Learning By Doing

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.


MDTA Police Look Out For Aggressive Drivers

National studies show that aggressive driving is a factor in 56 percent of all fatal crashes.


Multivitamins A Waste Of Money For Heart Health, Researchers Say

A new analysis suggests that at least when it comes to heart health, multivitamins and minerals aren’t worth it.


STEM Camp Star Academy Says They Keep The Fun In STEM

Two local men, Tim Rhode and Ed Mullin, have come up with an idea that could create a new industry for STEM


Senior Cat With ‘Wobbly Cat Syndrome’ Adopted From Md. Shelter Waiving Fees

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.


20 Md. Animal Shelters Waiving Adoption Fees For Cats In July

Twenty animal shelters across Maryland are waiving adoption fees for people looking to give cats and kittens a forever home.


Hundreds Line Street For One Of The Oldest Fourth Of July Parades In Md.

There were Fourth of July parades in cities all across America — 10 alone in just Baltimore County.


Youthworks Helps Teen Who Dreams Of Being OBGYN Get Real-Life Experience

Baltimore City leaders know that getting kids summer jobs will help them have a better chance for a career or college. 


Baltimore Teachers Helping To Enroll Students Into School

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.


2 Firefighters Injured In Baltimore Fire, Collapse

Two firefighters sustained minor injuries following a fire at an abandoned warehouse in southwest Baltimore Monday morning.


Proceeds From Fundraiser Going To Scholarship Named After Fallen Ellicott City Hero

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. 


Md. Doctor, Founder Of Prostate Cancer Run Diagnosed With Same Disease

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. 


Officers Attend Graduation Ceremony For Child Of Fallen Brother In Blue

A large contingent of Baltimore PD officers showed up for the graduation ceremony for the daughter of one of their fallen brothers.


Kennedy Krieger Offers Narcotic-Free Chronic Pain Management For Children

Kennedy Krieger is now offering a way for children to manage chronic pain without narcotics.


Maryland Half Marathon Helping Raise Funds For Cancer Research

Ask any cancer researcher and they’ll tell you it takes money – a lot of money – to develop new treatments to fight the disease.


6 Campers Stranded By High Water Rescued In Maryland Forest

Six campers stranded by high water at a Maryland state forest have been rescued.


Hundreds Hit Baltimore Streets For Bike To Work Day

For the 21st time, commuters all over Maryland bypassed their car, bus and train to get to work by bicycle.


Baltimore Business Owner’s Comic Collection Going To Exhibit At Library Of Congress

Camden Station has been home to the world’s finest private collection of comics and memorabilia.


‘I Am A Very Lucky Girl’: Woman’s Hardships Part Of New Holocaust Museum Exhibit

It is painful for Herta Griffel to look at some of the pictures and documents from her childhood in Vienna.


Residents, Business Owners Allowed Temporary Access To Ellicott City

Howard County officials are allowing restricted, credentialed access to Main Street in Ellicott City for business owners, residents, and property owners only.


$4 Safety Whistle Saves The Life Of Stranded Md. Kayaker

A $4 safety whistle saved Sean Davidson’s life.


Md. Community Rushed To Save Life Of Critically Injured Police Officer

Local neighbors in a Maryland community did all the could to save the life of a slain Baltimore County police officer.


Elementary School Gets Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of Pimlico Racecourse

Arlington Elementary is so close to the Pimlico Racecourse that Tuesday morning–175 kindergartners walked to the track.


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Weekend Backpacks Combat Hunger Among City’s Homeless Children

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.


Mother, Daughter Start Healthy Snack Business In Baltimore

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. 


New Prescription Drug Helping Opioid Addicts Move Past Their Addiction

The number of people hooked on heroin or other prescription opioids has skyrocketed, but there are some finding relief in another prescription drug.


Baltimore City College Choir Recognized By The Recording Academy

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.


Fallen Heroes Day Celebrates Lives Of Maryland’s First Responders

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.


Panel At Baltimore Hospital Seeks To Help Kids Cope With Polarizing Times

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.


West Towson Elementary Is 1 Of 6 Md. Schools To Be Named Blue Ribbon School

Students and staff at a Towson school were celebrating the placing of a softball sized gold medallion around their principal’s neck.


New Area At Harford County Park Caters To Children With Disabilities

A new area in the Schucks Road Regional Park is designed to delight the senses.


Teen Saves Brother Thanks To CPR Training In Md. Schools

Healthbridge Health has committed to providing a hundred of CPR kits to schools that are unable to afford them.


Gas Prices On The Rise Ahead Of Summer

The gas prices at the intersection of York and Seminary reflect what’s been happening in at gas stations across Maryland.


Howard Co. Program Provides Funding For Low-Income Families To Afford Youth Sports

A group in Howard County is making it more affordable for some children to play sports.


Baltimore Veterinarians Caring For Sick Seal Found On Ocean City Coast

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.


Pain In The Pump: Gas Prices On The Rise

The cost of gas is up across the country, including in Maryland, and is inching toward the highest price in three years.


75-Year-Old Power Lifter Breaking Records In Maryland

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.


Beeping Easter Eggs Allow Maryland School For The Blind To Hold Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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.


Ravens Legend Ray Lewis Starts Job Training Company For Convicted Felons

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.


Perry Hall Woman Publishes 1st Book; Modern Take On Cinderella

A Perry Hall woman defied the odds and published her first book.


100-Year-Old Woman Trapped When Tree Falls On House

A tree fell on a Montgomery County house, trapping multiple people inside.


Tree Falls On Two Cars In Northeast Baltimore

A large pine tree fell on and totaled two cars in Northeast Baltimore.


Md. High Schools Compete In ‘Top Chef’ Style Culinary Team Competition

Fourteen Maryland high schools met at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore Thursday for the 14th Annual Maryland ProStart Student Invitational.


Baltimore State’s Attorney Starts Work Program Targeting City’s Most Vulnerable Youth

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.


Prominent Figures In Black History Were On Display At Northeast Baltimore Elementary School

There are many ways schools use Black History Month to educate, inform and inspire.


Project JumpStart Saving Baltimore Lives By Teaching Trades

One man from West Baltimore says his pathway to becoming a carpenter saved his life.


New Valet Service At BWI Aims To Ease The Traveling Process

A new valet service officially opened Friday at BWI Marshall Airport.


U.S. Picks Up $18M Tab To Refurbish, Donate Coast Guard Ships To Costa Rica

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.


Maryland School Districts Scramble For Extra Days Amid Winter Weather

This year in Maryland, rain and ice have been keeping schools closed.


Underground Charles Street Fire Raises Concerns, Snarls Traffic

There was a fire in an underground city owned condo, the fire department says that some BGE cables were on fire.


Millions In Upgrades: More Renovations Being Done To M&T Bank Stadium

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.


Police Department Holds Meeting For Recent String Of Baltimore Co. Burglaries

Baltimore County officials held a second meeting in response to a recent string of burglaries in the area.


Baltimore Moms Teach Each Other How To Be Successful Entrepreneurs

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.


Md. Cop’s Basketball Moves In One-On-One Game Goes Viral

One officer in Howard County has gone viral for a move he performed in a game of one-on-one hoops.


Dozens Volunteer For Day Of Service In East Baltimore

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, dozens of volunteers in East Baltimore gathered for a day of service.


‘Waitress’ Actresses From Baltimore Announced

It’s rare that a multi million dollar Broadway touring show hinges on the work of a 4 year old.


Family Of Woman Who Was Kidnapped, Killed, Want Missing Adult Alert

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.


Baltimore Bakery Closing After 40 Years Of Business

Goldman’s Kosher Bakery in Baltimore is closing, but the owners say they’re going out on their own terms.


Charity Helps Baltimore Men Improve Their Futures With Donated Suits

In what used to be the heart of Baltimore, the sidewalk outside an old department store is packed.


Howard Co. Student Wins Congressional App Challenge For Md’s 7th District

A Howard County student has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for Maryland 7th District.


Marian House Helps Recovering Baltimore Addicts Through Housing Program

Roberta Williams was near tears as she walked, for the first time, into her new apartment in the Old York neighborhood of North Baltimore.


Archbishop Holds Coat Drive To Help Children In Need

What about those without the means to buy a winter coat for their children? Baltimore’s Archbishop has the answer.


Ravens Visit Local Hospital To Spread Cheer Before The Holidays

A couple Ravens players visited a local hospital to spread a little cheer.


Md. Doctor Charged For Illegally Prescribing Hooters Waitresses Adderall

Federal prosecutors say Dr. William S. Vaughn prescribed more than 3,000 doses of adderall to four waitresses at Hooters in Laurel and Rockville.


Woodbourne Center Seeking Help To Provide Their Clients With Good Holiday Season

The parents of emotional challenged children are often at their wits end trying to help their kids lead a normal life.


Program Gives Baltimore Workers Trade Skills For Careers In Home Building

A program sponsored by Habicorps, Americorps and Habitat for Humanity, have taken in 10 trainees to teach them valuable trades skills.


Constellation Energy Investing In Creating Hybrid Truck Fleets

For nearly 20 years, hybrid cars have traveled on our roadways, but there’s not been many large work trucks using hybrid technology.


Nature Center Animals Paint Masterpieces For Generous Donators

Art comes in all shapes and sizes, and so do artists at the Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills.


Wounded Veteran Runs 31 Marathons In 31 Days

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.


Volunteers Pack Holiday Meals For The Needy At Camden Yards

The Maryland Food Bank is packing tens of thousands of holiday meals at Camden Yards this year versus their warehouse.


Parent University Seeks To Help Give Attendees Better Parenting Skills

A program to help parents become better parents celebrated a new group of graduates.


New York Man Accused Of Fatally Running Over 2 Frederick Residents

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Officer say a man from the Bronx fatally ran over two people early Thursday morning with a car.


Maryland Climbing Gym Adapts To Stay Current With State-Of-The-Art Facilities

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.


Md. Students Too Sick To Go To School Attend Class Via Rolling Robots

Rolling robots are making sure Anne Arundel County students who are too sick to physically attend classes don’t miss out on their lessons.


Bel Air Church To Hold Fundraiser For Children Orphaned By AIDS

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.


McDaniel To Celebrate 150th Anniversary With Unveiling Of New Mascot At Homecoming Game

For its 150th anniversary, McDaniel is updating the image of it’s mascot. 


Towson Pro Skateboarder Raises Money For Skate Park Named After Slain Boy

Since 2008, Joey Jett from Towson was already a phenomenon.


New Thurgood Marshall Movie Based On Book By Baltimore Attorney

A new movie on Thurgood Marshall is based on the book by a current Baltimore attorney.


Teens Encouraged To Avoid Texting, Alcohol Consumption For Safe Driving

This is National Teen Driver Safety Week, which is a time to highlight the potential dangers on the roads.


Maryland Police Probe Anti-Semitic Graffiti At Colleges

Maryland police are investigating several cases of anti-Semitic graffiti at two college campuses.


Feral Cat Adoptions Up 92% Thanks To Program That Puts Felines To Work

A new concept at animal shelters across the nation is helping them get adopted.


New Cat Cafe, Charm Kitty Cafe, Helps Local Cats Get Adopted

Baltimores’ first cat cafe is now open for business.


International Artist Constructs Freddie Gray-Inspired Statue In West Baltimore

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.


County Worker Rushes To Aid Of Man In Need On Side Of Highway

Mo’s car started hitting traffic signs and cones. Then, Tony looked over and saw Mighty Moe’s head nodding to his chest.


East Baltimore School With Highest City Poverty Rate Raises $1,000 For Harvey Victims

In the wake of the hurricanes that battered the South, groups and organizations have raised millions to help.


7-Eleven Donates Horse Named ‘Slurpee’ To Baltimore PD’s Mounted Unit

7-Eleven Has donated a horse named ‘Slurpee’ to Baltimore PD’s Mounted Unit.


Shooting Victims More Likely To Survive If Brought To Hospital By Private Car

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.


Charm City Fly-In Takes Off This Weekend

With the growing popularity of drones, more and more people are being exposed to what is called radio controlled aircraft.


Feline Feats: Acro-Cats Putting On A Show In Baltimore

One of the more unusual live performances to come to town opens Thursday night, and runs through Tuesday.


‘Saluting Branches’ Volunteer To Help Clean Up National Cemeteries

Volunteers around the country pitched in Wednesday to help clean up national cemeteries.


City College Named One Of ‘Most Beautiful High Schools’ In The Country

Students and alumnae of Baltimore City College are a proud group, and now a national magazine has bestowed another honor upon the school.


New School, New Start: Ravens Pitch In To Renovate Renaissance Academy

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.


Maryland Woman’s Cupcake Business Wins National TV Show Competition

A former kindergarten teacher from Howard County with a knack for baking is getting national attention.