Mike Boettcher

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Mike Boettcher (born 1954[1]) is an American journalist and war correspondent. He is often embedded in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Oklahoma. He was the first reporter to present a live satellite report on CNN. His work has won a Peabody Award, four Emmys, and a National Headliner award.[2]

Boettcher and his son Carlos produced the 2014 film documentary The Hornet's Nest, depicting their experiences while embedded with American troops in Afghanistan.[3][4]

Boettcher is a native of Ponca City, Oklahoma and a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.[5][6]


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