333 S. Madison Street 7:30-8am Networking 8-9am Speaker & Tour
Speaking Topic: Sports media … from the locker room interactions, to the BIG business of radio sports, and the relationship between the media and the teams/players/and universities.
A fixture in Wisconsin Sports media for more than 30-years, Mike Heller has been on TV or Radio in Madison since 1988. One of the original “daily” sports radio hosts on WTSO, Mike has been heard in afternoon-drive for almost two decades. Mike has won numerous WBA Awards including “Best Show.” Heller has also been featured nationally since 2012, as a regular guest host on The Dan Patrick Show and The Rich Eisen Show. Mike Heller is also synonymous with the radio coverage of the Wisconsin Badgers, having called UW Women’s Basketball for 9-seasons before joining the Football broadcast team as the pre and post-game host in 2012. Heller has also filled in as the play by play voice for Wisconsin Hockey, and Men’s Basketball. Mike and his wife Kari have a melded family with 6-daughters a son and two grandchildren. They live in Waunakee and in December of 2019 opened a wine bar called “Red & White.”