Mike Gooding Profile
Mike Gooding is an American Emmy award-winning Senior Military and Political Reporter working for 13News Now. He joined the station in 1985 as Political Reporter and Senior Military.
Mike Gooding Education
Gooding attended Annandale High School in Fairfax County, VA, and graduated in 1977. Later he attended Old Dominion University to pursue his course and in 1985, he graduated. While there, he worked for the student newspaper, The Mace & Crown as the Editor-in-Chief.
Mike Gooding Career
Gooding is an Emmy award-winning Senior Military and Political Reporter at 13News Now. He joined the station in 1985 where he has served in several positions including sports and news anchor, photographer, general assignment reporter, show producer, as well as a reporter.
His career has taken him to many places in the world to report news stories and has traveled extensively. He reported from Balad, Iraq in 2004 and from USS Harry S. Truman in Eastern Med, off Cyprus, 2003 the Operation Iraqi Freedom. Gooding covered Operation Enduring Freedom, U.S.-led airstrikes against al-Qaida in Afghanistan, he reported from USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Enterprise in the Persian Gulf in 2001. He also covered the NATO airstrike campaign on Kosovo where he reported from Albania and the Adriatic Sea in 1999. In 1998, he reported from Saudi Arabia, and in 1997, he reported from USS Nimitz and Bahrain Operation Southern Watch, enforcing U.N. no-fly zone over Iraq.
He received Emmy Award nominations for his work on the Documentary “Stretched Too Thin” (U.S. Air Force Operations in Saudi Arabia-1999), Military Program/Special “A Century of Service, Naval Station Norfolk, Then and Now” (2018), and News Special “Sequestration: Finding our Future” (2014). In addition, he also did a Documentary-Topical “Navy Christmas at Home and Abroad” (2007), Public Affairs Program, “20th Annual Navy Christmas” (2006), and Public Affairs Program “The Healing Journey” (U.S. Army search for M.I.A. remains in Vietnam-2000) and won the nominations.
Gooding has reported many sessions of the presidential inaugurations, Virginia gubernatorial inaugurations, national political conventions, and the Virginia General Assembly. In addition, he served twice as President of the Virginia Capitol Correspondents Association.
Quick Facts About Gooding
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Mike Gooding Age
Gooding was born in Rhode Island, he has not shared the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 60s.
Mike Gooding Height
Gooding stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Mike Gooding Family
Information regarding his parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Mike Gooding Wife
Gooding is married to his wife Donna. The two share two grown-up children. Gooding and his family reside in Virginia Beach.
Mike Gooding Salary
Being one of the top journalists for 13News Now Gooding earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Mike Gooding Net Worth
Gooding has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Senior Military and Political Reporter.
Mike Gooding Awards
The Coastal Virginia Magazine named him the “Best Local TV News People’s Choice” award winner in 2019. His Distinguished Performance in Broadcast News landed him the Virginia Association of Broadcasters’ 2013 George A. Bowles, Jr. Award. In 2007, his work at a Television Station, his half-hour special, “Final Flight of the F-14,” was recognized and he won the 2007 Virginia Associated Press Meritorious Award.
His Outstanding Effort by an Individual Reporter at a Television Station for his series “Gitmo: An Inside Look” helped him to win the 2006 Virginia Associated Press award. It examined how War on Terrorism detainees are classified and treated at Camp Delta at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
In the year 2006, he received an Emmy award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. It was for the News Special, “BRAC Battle: Target Hampton Roads.”