Michael McIntee

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Michael McIntee

Michael McIntee
Executive Producer
The UpTake

Michael McIntee is a former network TV news executive with more than 30 years of broadcasting experience. As one of the founders of The UpTake he organized its groundbreaking crowd sourced live video technology to cover high profile events such as the Republican National Convention in 2008, the Franken/Coleman U.S. Senate election recount in 2008-2009, and the Wisconsin uprising against Governor Walker in 2010. Since 2010, he and The UpTake have covered the marriage equality battle in Minnesota. He is now making a movie about how LGBT activists turned an almost certain defeat in Minnesota into a triumphant victory and a tipping point in the fight for equal rights. He is also a radio talk show host and has filled in for Mike Malloy. Michael is an expert producer, writer, video editor who has a fondness for new technology but denies he is a geek.

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