Mike Hartnett

Mike Hartnett

Mike has been a weekend sports anchor for WAVE 3 News since 1996 and has been seen on Louisville television for 35 years.

He grew up in Louisville and is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.

Mike has played a vital role in WAVE News' award-winning coverage of thoroughbred racing including the station's Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby broadcasts. His expertise on this sport ranks second to none in our TV market. Over the years, he has also covered racing for ESPN  and the Breeders' Cup.

Mike has three daughters, a son and a grandson.


Recent Articles by Mike

Mike Hartnett’s Derby Fab Five ... Plus Five

Bellarmine tops USI to advance to GLVC title game

Bellarmine romps by McKendree for 20th victory

Bellarmine crushes Missouri S & T

Nwora’s sizzling start sparks Cards in romp over Tech