Mike McIntyreExecutive Editor
Expertise: Local news, multimedia journalism, writing, editing, live radio and television hosting, event moderation, master of ceremonies
Education: Bowling Green State University - Bachelor of Science, journalism
St. Edward High School
Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: The Ledges Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Mike McIntyre spent 30 years as a reporter, feature writer, Sunday Magazine staffer and metro columnist for The Plain Dealer, where he also wrote about stand-up comedy for the Friday! Magazine. In 2010, Mike took over hosting duties for the “Sound of Ideas,” WKSU’s daily public affairs talk show. He held that job for 10 years. Mike became executive editor in 2020 and continues to host the Friday “Sound of Ideas Reporters Roundtable” on WKSU and “Ideas” on WVIZ.
- Herb Caen Memorial Award, National Society of Newspaper Columnists, 2010
- Inducted into the Journalism Hall of Fame, Press Club of Cleveland, 2016
- Leadership Cleveland Class of 2022
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A Cuyahoga County judge has dismissed claims of retaliation and intimidation filed in a lawsuit against MetroHealth by its former leader Dr. Akram Boutros.
Each year, folks on social media respond to a call for one line of advice for the graduating class. Stitch those lines together and you have a pretty decent speech that is way shorter than what you'll get at the ceremony.
Ideastream Public Media is focusing an effort with freelance journalists to cover the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Northeast Ohio.
Dr. Akram Boutros, the fired CEO of the MetroHealth System, has filed a second lawsuit against the hospital's board of trustees, claiming breach of contract, retaliation and intimidation.