Always walking into the newsroom with a smile, ​Michael feels honored to have held central Indiana viewers’ trust since his arrival in June 2012 as a morning reporter and fill-in anchor with FOX59.

Michael has covered many of the region’s most impactful recent events, including the South Side Explosion and the tragic killing of two IMPD officers. Honored by receiving several awards in his career, Michael was humbled to be recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists as having the top breaking news report in the Hoosier State in 2013.

Giving back is a major priority in Michael’s life, leading him to help the Special Olympics Indiana’s Plane Pull Challenge and get involved in several other causes as well.

A New York native, Michael has worked as an anchor, reporter, web producer and desk assistant in Oklahoma, Ohio, Vermont, New York and Washington, D.C. He lives in Zionsville with his beautiful wife and two wonderful sons.

Please don’t hesitate to say hi to Michael on his Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages! Plus, you can email him at

Recent Articles
  • Richmond Hill explosion suspect to change plea to guilty Tuesday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 20, 2015) — One of the three suspects in the Richmond Hill neighborhood explosion case is expected to change her plea to guilty Tuesday. The details of Monserrate Shirley’s plea deal have not been made public, but the prosecutor confirmed she will change her plea in at least some of the charges to guilty in an afternoon court appearance. Shirley, Mark Leonard and Bob Leonard are accused of plotting to blow up a home in the Richmond […]

  • Special exhibits planned throughout Indy to honor MLK Day

    By Michael Henrich INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 19, 2015) — Several Indianapolis attractions are marking Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a series of special events Monday. At White River State Park, each attraction is offering free admission with a canned food donation for Gleaners Food Bank. Those who go will find family-friendly activities as well as MLK-themed exhibits. The NCAA Hall of Champions, for example, will feature a film based on the speech Robert F. Kennedy gave in Indianapolis the night […]

  • Colts pump up fans ahead of AFC Championship Game with free giveaways

    By Michael Henrich INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 15, 2015) — The Indianapolis Colts are getting their fans ready for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game by holding a pep rally and giving away free gear to fans Thursday. From 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Colts cheerleaders and the mascot Blue are hosting a drive-through poster giveaway in the south lot of Lucas Oil Stadium.  The first 500 fans received a Colts car magnet as well. Starting at noon, the first 1,000 fans to […]

  • Three people shot on the city’s near northeast side, one victim dead

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (January 8, 2014) – Police are investigating what officers described as a shootout that left three people shot and one dead on the city’s near northeast side Thursday morning. IMPD received a call from a man who said he was shot in the hip around 5 a.m.  That man brought himself to IU Health Methodist Hospital, where police said he was listed in stable condition.  That man refused to identify himself. Police were then called out to 32nd and Sherman,  where […]

  • Colts pump up Indy on Blue Friday ahead of playoff opener

    By Michael  Henrich INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 2, 2015) — The Indianapolis Colts have a series of events planned to pump up fans ahead of their first-round playoff game. From 6:30-8:30 a.m. Friday, Colts cheerleaders, the mascot Blue and other team representatives handed out free posters as people drove through Monument Circle. Later Friday, from 12-1 p.m., the team is hosting another fun Blue Friday event at Circle Centre Mall in downtown Indianapolis. The Colts face the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday […]

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