Mike Taibbi (born c. 1949) is an American television journalist working at NBC News. He has won an Emmy Award and is a four-time recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award.
He was born around 1949. He graduated from Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in 1971 with Bachelor of Science degrees in English and sociology. He married and had a son, Matt Taibbi, a contributing editor for Rolling Stone.
In 1989 with Anna Sims-Phillips, Taibbi co-wrote the non-fiction book, Unholy Alliances – Working the Tawana Brawley Story – about the Tawana Brawley rape allegations.
Taibbi worked for television network affiliates in Boston, Massachusetts; and New York City, New York, and at ABC News and CBS News and before joining the television news magazine series Dateline NBC in 1997. He reported on the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in the early 2000s.