Mike Walters was a co-founder of TMZ.com and well as Co–EP of the long-running TMZ syndicated TV show. Mike was responsible for day-to-day news operations of all TMZ platforms. In his position as News Director, he was directly responsible for all news-gathering assets and editorial direction of the website and TV show.
Walters was responsible for breaking some of the biggest celebrity news stories over the last ten years. These stories include being the first news outlet to report and confirm the death of Michael Jackson, Mel Gibson’s DUI arrest and the obtaining the recording of his subsequent racist tirade, Kanye West’s recent mental breakdown and exclusive details around Kim Kardashian’s Paris robbery.
Mike has consistently delivered headline-grabbing content that has been reported around the world.