Emmy-award winning journalist Michael Gargiulo is co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s "Today in New York" on weekday mornings from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.
Gargiulo has a special interest in military affairs and earned an Emmy award for his reporting from Iraq and Kuwait. He also was one of the last reporters to be embedded with a U.S. military unit in Afghanistan before the end of combat operations there.
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.