Boettcher, Mike

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Boettcher, Mike Gender: M
Michael Joseph Boettcher
born on 14 May 1954 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place Ponca City, Oklahoma, 36n42, 97w05
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 23°05' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 15°04 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 04°08'


American journalist and war correspondent, often embedded in Iraq and Afghanistan, his work has won a Peabody Award, six Emmys, and a National Headliner award.

He is also a visiting professor at the University of Oklahoma. He was the first reporter to present a live satellite report on CNN.

Boettcher and his son Carlos produced the 2014 film documentary The Hornet's Nest, depicting their experiences while embedded with American troops in Afghanistan.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth notice, The Ponca City News (Oklahoma), 14 May 1954, page 2, born in the Ponca City hospital.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Carlos Boettcher)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (University professor)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Notable : Awards : Emmy
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Oklahoma Journalism)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Peabody, etc)