Mike Collins

Charlotte Talks Host

WFAE's Charlotte Talks is hosted by veteran Charlotte broadcaster Mike Collins, who has been a fixture in local radio and television since 1985. His knowledge of North and South Carolina combined with his 30 years experience in broadcasting has helped to make Charlotte Talks one of this area's favorite call-in programs.

Local News
5:50 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

Block By Block: 'Sterilizing Development'

Credit Gwendolyn Glenn/WFAE

Growth has both an upside and a downside. It’s a sign of the health of a community. It can also threaten the character of a community. The challenge is in growing in a way that protects and enhances. WFAE’s ongoing series Block by Block looks at the challenges of growth. As part of that series, WFAE’s Charlotte Talks addressed how to grow “the right way.”

Host Mike Collins spoke to Charlotte architect Tom Low about community fears of neighborhoods like Plaza Midwood becoming sterile.