Mike Valerio Biography
Mike Valerio is an American Emmy award-winning journalist, currently working as a correspondent for WUSA9 in Washington. Valerio currently leads the station’s election security reporting and spearheads the newsroom’s coverage of the White House. Valerio also exposed critical inefficiencies and communication breakdowns within the U.S. Defense POW / MIA Accounting Agency.
Mike Valerio Age
Mike’s information about the exact date of birth is not yet revealed or disclosed to the public.
Mike Valerio Education
Valerio attended and graduated from the George Washington University summa cum laude, with a degree in journalism and mass communication.
Mike Valerio Wife
Valerio is private about his personal life. He has not revealed any information about his wife or children.
Mike Valerio Career
Valerio filmed, edited and produced WUSA9’s groundbreaking series, Fallen and Forgotten, where he revealed 444 Americans from World War II are still buried on the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa.
His investigative reporting uncovered the Pentagon’s failure to inform family members that the forgotten graves of Tarawa are lost under parking lots and garbage. Valerio also exposed critical inefficiencies and communication breakdowns within the U.S. Defense POW / MIA Accounting Agency.
Valerio extensively covers Virginia politics, after spending four years as the state capitol correspondent for NBC12 News in Richmond. Valerio filed comprehensive reports from the 2016 campaign trail, chronicling the rise of U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
Valerio previously worked in New York as the chief researcher for the New York Times best-selling book, “Betrayal: The Life and Lies of Bernie Madoff.”
Beginning his career as a news reporter in New Bern, N.C., Valerio worked for the ABC and Fox News affiliates covering Hurricanes Irene and Sandy.