A Meredith spokesperson confirmed the news and wouldn’t say why or when he left but did say, “We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.”
Michaelsen started at WGCL in April 2013. His first news director job was at KTHV in Little Rock, AR. He has also worked as VP of News for Gannett where he served as ND for WTSP in Tampa and WUSA in Washington, D.C. He also worked at WTVJ in Miami and WCPO in Cincinnati.