After his Navy service, Mike graduated from Temple University with a broadcast journalism degree. He reported for two years at WBNG-TV in the upstate New York city of Binghamton. His flood coverage in 2006 helped contribute to the station's award by the New York Associated Press for Best Continuing News Coverage.
Ashleigh grew up in California and Colorado. She has spent years volunteering with many non-profit organizations, including DotGreen and the Junior League of Denver. She loves to travel, paint, take photographs, read and play at the beach.