J. Michael serves as the Wizards Insider for Comcast SportsNet.
In this position, J. Michael leads the network’s digital media coverage of the Washington Wizards and contributes to its news, entertainment and live-game programming. He joined Comcast SportsNet in August 2012 as Ravens Insider, covering the Baltimore Ravens throughout their Super Bowl championship season.
J. Michael has more than 20 years of experience covering sports for newspapers and magazines, including 12 years as a sports writer and editor with USA Today, where he most recently served as the newspaper’s NBA beat reporter. Prior to that, he spent nearly six years with the Orlando Sentinel, where he served in a variety of positions, including assistant sports editor from 1998 to 2000. He was also a regular contributor to Ring Magazine from 1995 to 2004, covering the sport of boxing.
A graduate of North Carolina Central University, he began his career as a sports reporter for the Lenoir News-Topic in North Carolina.