Mike Wiser has worked on more than 30 films for FRONTLINE since joining the Kirk Documentary Group in 2003. An award-winning writer and producer, Mike has reported on national security, foreign affairs, sports, criminal justice, American politics and the global financial crisis.
His reporting on National Security Agency spying for United States of Secrets earned a Peabody Award, a DuPont Columbia Award, a Writer’s Guild Award and two Emmys -- including Best Documentary. He also served as a producer and co-writer on League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis, a film that received a Peabody Award, a Writer’s Guild Award and a George Polk Award. Mike worked on numerous films about Wall Street and financial regulation, including the Emmy Award winning film The Warning and the mini-series Money, Power and Wall Street, which earned an Emmy Award and a George Polk Award. He has helped produce more than 10 films on the government’s response to September 11th and the American occupation of Iraq, including The Torture Question (Emmy Award), The Lost Year in Iraq (Emmy Award), The Dark Side, Cheney’s Law (Peabody Award), Bush’s War (Emmy Award) and Losing Iraq.
Mike graduated summa cum laude from Middlebury College, attended the London School of Economics as a General Course student and received a Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Harvard Law School. He is admitted as an attorney in Massachusetts, where he resides with his wife Callie and two children.