Michael Lyle Jr.
Michael Lyle Jr. joined the New England Public Radio news team in early 2019.
Before he joined NEPR, Michael served as a News and Sports Anchor/Reporter and Producer for AM 1220 WQUN in Hamden, Connecticut and also serves as Weekend News Anchor at WTIC-AM 1080 in Hartford, Connecticut. He is a four-time recipient of the Connecticut AP Broadcasters Association award and a two-time recipient of the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Award.
Mike also serves as the Vice President of Broadcast for the Southern New England Association of Black Journalists, an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, which was honored in 2015 as the Professional Chapter of the Year.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and a Master's degree in Journalism from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. He is also serving in the world of college academia, instructing a course in sports literature at Quinnipiac University, starting in the fall 2019 semester.