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Mike Davis has worked in broadcasting since his high school days in Knightdale, North Carolina. He began as a volunteer news reporter for WCPE in Raleigh in the early ’80s before earning his degree in Mass Communication from Toccoa Falls College in 1986. Since then he has had the privilege of working as a DJ, a business television network manager, producer and host for the Duke and NC State radio networks, a reporter and sports director for the NC News Network and WPTF/Raleigh, and since 2017, the news director for the Southern Farm Network covering agribusiness and agriculture in North and South Carolina.