Mike Cleff


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Mike Cleff started at WTHI-TV in June 2013. He currently co-anchors News 10 at 6 p.m. and News 10 Nightwatch.

Mike also reports on the Jefferson Awards, which celebrates greatness in public service and community service in the Wabash Valley and does feature stories called “Cleff Chronicles” which documents people, places, and events of interest pertaining to the Wabash Valley.

Mike previously worked at WLFI-TV in West Lafayette, Indiana, where he was Sports Director from 2006 to 2013. He also previously worked at WICD-TV in Champaign, Illinois, where he was the weekday morning news anchor from 2004 to 2006. Before that, Mike worked at WCIA-TV in Champaign, Illinois where he was the weekend sports anchor. While there he won the Associated Press Best Sports Report and the Illinois Broadcaster’s Association Best Sports Special.

Mike also worked at WAND-TV in Decatur, Illinois, where he was the weekend sports anchor and also at WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa as a sports videographer/sports reporter. His very first job was as a part-time sports videographer/sports reporter in 1987 for KWQC-TV in Davenport, Iowa.

Before coming to WTHI, Mike was able to cover the Super Bowl XLIV in Miami, Florida between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints.

Mike was born in Lawrenceville, Illinois and graduated from the University of Iowa. Mike spends his time hanging out with his Terre Haute and Lawrenceville family members as well as golfing, bowling and going to movies.