Silicon Prairie News


Born and raised in Kansas City and college-educated in Omaha, Michael has deep roots in two of the Silicon Prairie's hubs. He started as editor at Silicon Prairie News in March 2011 and is excited about the chance to tell the stories of the region’s entrepreneurs and creatives.

A Creighton University graduate who studied journalism and business, Michael comes to Silicon Prairie News after working as a reporter at the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader. He is passionate about developing a sustainable model for delivering news, and he’s glad to be part of the rapidly growing and evolving team at Silicon Prairie News.

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The polls are open!

Through August 22, help us decide the winners of our inaugural Silicon Prairie Awards, which will recognize 12 companies and individuals. You can vote once per day per category.
Winners will be announced live on stage at
our August 30 event.