Mike Raita

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Mike Raita is a former television sports anchor.

Raita graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

He began his Birmingham television career in 1989 at WBRC 6. In 1996 he moved to the newly-launched WCFT ABC 33/40. In May 2010, Raita took a break from on-air duties while he battled cancer. He returned on July 12 of that year and hosted "The Zone" sports talk program which began on WCFT and moved to sister station WABM 68. Raita was let go in January 2017.


  • Carlton, Bob (July 12, 2010) "ABC 33/40 sports anchor Mike Raita returns to air after undergoing cancer surgery." The Birmingham News
  • Carlton, Bob (January 12, 2017) "Longtime Birmingham sportscaster Mike Raita let go at ABC 33/40." The Birmingham News