Emmy-award winning journalist Michael Gargiulo is co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s "Today in New York," weekday mornings from 4:30 a.m. - 7 a.m.
Gargiulo joined the NBC 4 New York team in July 2006 after nine years as a national correspondent and morning news anchor in Washington, D.C.
Gargiulo has a special interest in military affairs and earned an Emmy award for his reporting from Iraq and Kuwait. He has also profiled National Guard units in the jungles of Panama and Greenland's ice cap, sailed on the inaugural cruise of the USS New York, and travelled to Iwo Jima with the last survivor of the first flag raising on Mount Suribachi in World War II.
A native New Yorker, an Eagle Scout, and a graduate of Xavier High School and NYU, Gargiulo began his career at WSAZ-TV in Huntington, West Virginia. He moved on to WYOU in Scranton, WLKY in Louisville, KSTP in Minneapolis, Hearst Argyle Washington Bureau, and WTTG in Washington before coming home to New York and WNBC in 2006.
Gargiulo lives in Westchester with his wife and two children and serves as the host of many community events, especially those helping food banks and homeless relief programs.