Mike Klan is known as the "Dean" of local sports as he has been covering games and stories for News Channel 3 since the mid-1990s. The UCSB graduate also added Sports Director duties for News Channel 12 and News Channel 11 in recent years.
For the past 25 years Mike has been the Executive Producer and Host of the Emmy-Award winning Friday Football Focus. The high school football show is one of the premier prep shows on the west coast, which airs in the fall on News Channel 3-12.
Mike has covered sports on the biggest stage including Super Bowls, the World Series, National Championship football games and the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
His sportscasts and stories have won Southern California Golden Mike Awards, Associated Press honors and Emmy Awards.
When he is not on-set or out covering games, Mike and his wife, Dalina, enjoy raising their two daughters, 9-year-old Natalie Rose, and 6-year-old Haley Elizabeth.
Mike Klan is the sports director for News Channel 3-12. To learn more about Mike, click here.
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