Mike Friscolanti Books & Biography
Michael Friscolanti is an award-winning reporter at the National Post who covered the friendly fire story from the night of the fatal bombing that killed four Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan. He quickly emerged as one of the foremost reporters on this story, traveling across Canada and the United States to investigate the unfolding drama. Along the way, he broke many of the most important stories about the case, including the first-ever interview with one of the pilots. A graduate of Ryerson University's two-year post-graduate journalism program, he has worked at the National Post for nearly four years. Along with his regular assignments, he has often appeared on Global Television and various radio stations to discuss his stories, which included a stint in Washington, D.C. during the sniper shootings and a recent visit to America's terrorist prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In 2001, Friscolanti was awarded the Canadian Association of Journalists Award for Excellence in student journalism.