Mike Lowe is a general assignment reporter for WGN-TV. He is a 34-time Emmy winner, a 110-time Emmy nominee, a four time regional Edward R. Murrow award winner, and a national Walter Cronkite award winner.
Lowe is also the winner of the prestigious Newton Minow fellowship, named for the nation’s first FCC chairman, and he is the winner of the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship.
In 2008, he was chosen to attend a one-week Fulbright Commission seminar on Turkey and its relationship with the European Union.
Lowe is a graduate of Loyola Academy and Northwestern University, where he was a double-major in political science and journalism. He also earned a master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, where he won the Harrington Award, the school’s top student honor.