Mike Haines is the sports editor for East Penn Press, Northwestern Press, Parkland Press and Salisbury Press.
He has worked at weekly newspapers for over 20 years, beginning his career as a freelance writer for the East Penn Press in 1997 covering Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors meetings, before eventually moving on to sports coverage.
Mike's first full-time job was at The Patriot weekly newspaper in Kutztown, but he returned to the Lehigh Valley Press in 2000 and was promoted to the sports editor position for Northwestern Press, Parkland Press, Salisbury Press and East Penn Press in 2013.
Mike is a 1988 graduate of Emmaus High School; and holds an associate degree from Lehigh Carbon Community College and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in professional writing from Kutztown University.
He grew up in Alburtis and currently lives in Bethlehem with his wife, Amy and their son, Ryan.