About Mike Williams

Mike Williams is a freelance sports writer based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. He holds a pictureBA in Sports Journalism from IUPUI and is currently working towards an MA. He has worked part time at the Indianapolis Star since 2017.

He has three years of experience covering the Indianapolis 500, college basketball, soccer, and football. Mike has proven on-deadline reporting experience, delivering clean copy that editors see as comprehensive with significant details and analysis. His experience includes working under pressure at the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Indianapolis 500s and the 2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four.

He joined the MA program at IUPUI in the Fall of 2018. His hopes for the program include gaining more experience working in the field alongside professors within the program and a larger opportunity to network with writers and broadcasters within the sports journalism industry. Post-graduation goals include covering auto racing in the United States and NCAA basketball.