Michael J. Collins studies journalism and political science at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Michael previously worked at the WKU College Heights Herald as Editor-in-Chief, overseeing all daily operations for print and WKUHerald.com. He also worked as a writer from 2019-2020, Digital News editor during the spring of 2021, and Content Manager in the fall of 2021.
Michael also worked as a multimedia reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in the summer of 2021. He produced videos for STLToday.com as well as photos and writing for print.
He worked as a reporter for the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and WFPL 89.3 in Louisville, Kentucky, during the summer of 2022. Michael wrote and produced news and feature segments for radio and articles for web. His investigative work with KyCIR focused primarily on judicial ethics and prison conditions.