KHON Welcomes Jeffrey Mikulina

KHON officially welcomes former Blue Planet Executive Director Jeffrey Mikulina into the programming department, where he will continue to co-host the “Empowered” series of programs with  Kelly Simek. After obtaining a Masters Degree from the University of Illinois, Mikulina lobbied environmental issues as the Director of the Sierra Club, Hawai`i Chapter, and wrote for the Boston Globe, Hana Hou! Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, and other publications. As Vice Chair of the Honolulu Planning Commission and the 2005 – 2006 Honolulu Charter Commission, he authored charter amendments that require islandwide curbside recycling. Of his13 years with Blue planet, Mikulina says ” We’ve helped change the conversation about climate and passed game-changing legislation. Although we were labeled ‘magical thinkers’ by some, we took what was once impossible and hastened the day that it is inevitable.”

Reporter, Jeremy Lee, Is On The Move

KITV reporter Jeremy Lee will be moving to Hawaii Island to become the station’s Big Island correspondent.

Jeremy began his broadcast career at the ABC affiliate in Southern West Virginia and has since worked in the New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco markets. He is a graduate of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television.