Mike Russell is a Valley talk radio veteran with his own brand of “Straight Forward Snark”. He can been seen and heard every weekday as the host of the KTAR POWER LUNCH on KTAR.COM delivering his unique perspective on the day’s top 3 local stories.

When Mike isn’t weighing in on the political and social events of the day, he is “Getting Outdoors.” Mike is an avid outdoorsman and host of GET OUTDOORS WITH MIKE RUSSELL Saturdays at noon on KTAR. He has a drive to get the next generation off of the couches and into the great outdoors living by the hashtag #NoChildLeftInside.

He has a passion for great food and craft beer. Always on the hunt for the next great culinary adventure while preaching the gospel of eating and drinking LOCAL!