Mike Walter


Mike Walter was morning anchor and reporter for WUSA TV in Washington, D.C. and has won four Emmy awards. Walter was the senior correspondent for USA TODAY LIVE when, on September 11, 2001, he witnessed an American Airlines jet crash into the Pentagon.

Walter contributed to two books about the terrorist attacks: Covering Catastrophe and Broadcasting through Crisis. The many stories he has covered during his career include relief missions in Somalia and Russia, the execution of Timothy McVeigh, and the Northridge Earthquake in Southern California.