Entrepreneur, Attorney, and former Speaker of the Legislature
Mike Flood works as a broadcaster and attorney in the state of Nebraska. Mike started Flood Communications in 1999 and now owns eight radio stations in Norfolk, Nebraska City, Beatrice, Fairbury and the state’s largest Spanish speaking radio station in Omaha. In 2015, Mike launched Norfolk’s first ever TV station and has since added new tv stations in Columbus and Beatrice. These radio and tv stations work together as a statewide media network called “News Channel Nebraska.”
In 2005, Mike was elected to the Nebraska Legislature and was subsequently elected Speaker of the Legislature in 2007 and continued in that role until the completion of his second term in 2012. Mike was the youngest and longest serving Speaker in Nebraska history.
Mike earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Notre Dame and received his law degree from the University of Nebraska. He is currently of counsel at Norfolk’s oldest law firm, Jewell & Collins. He and his wife Mandi live in Norfolk and have two children, Brenden age 10 and Blake age 7.