Mike Murri Biography
Mike Murri is an American General Manager. Murri began his broadcasting career as an account executive at WJBK-TV in Detroit. He was hired by ABC affiliate, WXYZ as an account executive in 1982. He was later promoted to local sales manager in 1996. Murri was promoted to vice president and general manager of WXYZ and the newly acquired MyNetwork affiliate WMYD. Mike is currently the Station Manager/Director of sales at WXYZ-TV/WMYD-TV.
Mike Murri Age
Mike has not disclosed his age, birthday and parents names. This information will be updated soon.
Mike Murri Education
Murri graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, and Management, General.
Mike Murri Career
The famous manager began his broadcasting career as an account executive at WJBK-TV in Detroit. He was hired by ABC affiliate, WXYZ as an account executive in 1982 and was promoted to local sales manager in 1996. He was named director of sales in 2001 and became the station manager in 2012.
In 2015, Murri was promoted to vice president and general manager of WXYZ and the newly acquired MyNetwork affiliate WMYD. In 2015, Murri leads the effort to create a new street-side studio in the heart of downtown Detroit. The studio is home to 7 Action News at noon and connects viewers to the vibrant rebirth of the city and the region’s newsmakers.
It has provided a location to highlight the work of those who are making a difference in the Detroit community. WXYZ has continued to build on its rich history of community involvement, public service, and local programming. The annual Brightest & Best project recognizes the academic achievement of top graduating high school seniors, and the Habitat for Humanity Build-Up helps improve Detroit neighborhoods.
The stations’ annual coverage of the Woodward Dream Cruise is nationally syndicated to more than 100 television stations across the country including stations in 18 of the top 20 markets. Murri is a former board member of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Television Bureau of Advertising Advisory Committee.
WXYZ Channel 7 Awards
Under Murri’s leadership, WXYZ was been named Station of the Year by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, recognized as the top station in the Detroit market by the Michigan chapter or the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, and honored as a finalist in the National Association of Broadcasters Service to America Awards.
WXYZ is proud to be the television partner of key community events, including the Detroit Grand Prix, the North American International Auto Show Charity Preview, and Detroit’s annual tree lighting ceremony at Campus Martius Park.
He has served on the ABC Sales Advisory Committee and is currently a board member of Forgotten Harvest, a non-profit organization dedicated to relieving hunger in Metro Detroit.
Mike Murri Wife | Children
He lives in Rochester Hills. Murri is married to his wife Mary. The couple is blessed with three children; Lauren, Katie, and Michael.
Mike Murri Net Worth
The award-winning manager earns an average salary from his career. Murrie has not disclosed the actual figure of his salary. Although his estimated net worth is currently under review.