Michael A. Bianchi
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Michael A. Bianchi (born c. 1961) is an American journalist and sports columnist at the Orlando Sentinel. He joined the Sentinel as a columnist in 2000 after working as the lead sports columnist at The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville. Before the Times-Union, Bianchi worked at Florida Today in Cocoa, where he wrote columns and covered athletics at the University of Florida. In Orlando, he writes about the Orlando Magic, Florida Gators, Florida State Seminoles, University of Central Florida, NASCAR, the NBA, NFL and other sports and events. "If I write something that makes you mad, just remember, I'm not an educated man." Bianchi also has a weekday morning radio program in Orlando, Open Mike, on 740 The Game. The show focuses on sports in Central Florida and Florida.
In 2009, Bianchi was the winner of the annual Sunshine States Award. Every year, the Society of Professional Journalists South Florida presents an award to a journalist. In 2001, Bianchi was recognized for his sports commentary and collection of columns.
- Tales from the Gator Swamp: Reflections on Faith and Football by Danny Wuerffel with Mike Bianchi and Steve Spurrier
Bianchi received a Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Florida in 1983.
- "Mike Bianchi Biography". CFL Radio. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
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