Mike Royer

Mike Royer

Mike Royer

Mike Royer is Managing Editor at WVUA 23, the University of Alabama owned and operated television station located in Bryant-Denny Stadium on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa.

As of June 2019 Mike has completed 43 years in broadcast television. He worked for 5 years at WTWO-TV in Terre Haute, Indiana, and then for 35 years in Birmingham, first at WBRC-TV and then WVTM-TV.

Mike was selected as the Indiana broadcaster of the year in 1978, and was named Alabamaʼs Best Television Meteorologist five times by The Associated Press.

Mike has anchored Emmy award-winning newscasts and received the Edward R. Murrow Award for Broadcast Excellence.

For 20 years, Mike produced a weekly featured called The Spirit of Alabama.

Mike is a member of the board of directors of the American Cancer Society and the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind.

Mike is married to his wife Amy. They have two sons; Jack is an anchor and reporter for WIAT CBS 42, and Will is a senior at Birmingham-Southern College.