Mike Polito

Mike PolitoBIO

Mike has edited numerous projects for a diverse group of directors and producers including Don Mischer, George Stevens Jr., Dick Clark, Laura Ziskin, Brad Lachman, Louis J. Horvitz Michael Dempsey and Greg Sills. He received Primetime Emmy Awards in 1996, 1999 and 2005 for Kennedy Center Honors, in 2010 for The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert and 2011 for Lady Gaga: The Monster Ball Tour Concert at Madison Square Garden in the Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries or Special category. Mike has received twenty nine Emmy nominations along with 14 Director’s Guild nominations for his work as an A.D. on several television specials.

Credit Highlights: 

  • “One Night Only” Don Rickles 2014
  • AFI Tribute to Jane Fonda 2014
  • 2014 Billboard Music Awards
  • 2014 Critic’s Choice Awards
  • AFI Tribute to Mel Brooks  2013
  • Miss America 2013
  • Academy Awards 69th through 85th
  • The Golden Globe Awards  2008 through 2014
  • The Kennedy Center Honors 1992 through 2014
  • Lady Gaga Christmas with the Muppets 2013
  • iHeart Radio Album Release fro Katy Perry 2013
  • iHeart Radio Album Release for One Direction 2013
  • iHeart  Radio Album Release for Justin Timberlake 2013
  • “One Night Only” Eddie Murphy 2012
  • iHeart Radio “Jingle Ball” 2013
  • Guy’s Choice Awards 2012
  • Michael Buble Christmas Special 2011
  • Thurgood HBO Special 2011
  • A Very Gaga Thanksgiving 2011
  • AFI Tribute to Morgan Freeman 2011
  • Lady Gaga: The Monster Tour Concert at Madison Square Garden 2011
  • AFI Tribute to Mike Nichols 2010
  • The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert  HBO 2010
  • Barbra Streisand Live 2009
  • Rock N Roll Hall of Fame 2009
  • Carrie Underwood Special 2009
  • Legends: Tribute to George Strait 2009
  • Superstars of Dance 2009
  • Ellen’s Bigger, Longer, Wider Show 2009
  • American Music Awards 2007 thru 2009
  • Critics Choice Awards 2009-2010
  • Alma Awards 2007, 2009
  • Live And Loud 2009
  • Yanni “Voices” 2008
  • Democratic National Convention 2008
  • Stand Up To Cancer 2008
  • 46664: A Concert For Nelson Mandela 2008
  • Fashion Rocks 2008
  • BET Honors 2008
  • American Cinematique: Tribute to Samuel Jackson 2008
  • Teen Choice Awards 2008-20010
  • AFI Tribute to Warren Beatty 2008
  • AFI Tribute to Michael Douglas 2009
  • So You Think You Can Dance 2008 thru Present
  • James Taylor, One Man Band 2008
  • Kennedy Center Honors 1992 thru 2011
  • Live Earth 2007
  • Special Olympics from Shanghai 2008
  • 2005 MTV Music Video Awards
  • America’s Got Talent 2006-2007
  • 2004 Apollo Theater Anniversary Special
  • Barbra Streisand “Timeless”