Full Name
Mike Beaudet
Job Title
Journalism Professor Northeastern University in Boston
Investigative Reporter, WCVB-TV
Mike Beaudet is a journalism professor at Northeastern University in Boston and an investigative reporter at WCVB-TV, Boston’s ABC affiliate. He’s worked in local television news for more than 25 years. Beaudet started his career in radio covering politics at the Massachusetts State House and also made stops at television stations in Bangor, Maine and Manchester, New Hampshire. Before joining WCVB-TV he was an investigative reporter and anchor at WFXT-TV FOX25 in Boston.
Beaudet has won numerous awards, including 18 New England Emmys. His most recent two Emmys came in 2019 following a series of investigations exposing government ineptitude and dysfunction. One of those reports about questionable lawmaker travel was produced with Northeastern students in his investigative reporting seminar. Beaudet’s reporting has also been recognized repeatedly by the Associated Press and the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Beaudet’s research at Northeastern focuses on the future of local television news and finding new ways to grow the audience and engage younger viewers both on-air and online.
Mike Beaudet