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Michael Wilker
Director of Broadcast Communications U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Michael Wilker is the director of Broadcast Communications at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in Washington, DC. He has 30+ years in television production, starting as a floor director at a local station in Birmingham, Ala., and continuing his career at Turner Broadcasting, running his own business, Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel, and for the past 15 years in the government (Veterans Affairs and HHS).

The HHS team produces content across a range of platforms from HD broadcast to YouTube and Facebook. Michael has worked with such luminaries as Bear Bryant, Ted Turner, Walter Cronkite and Elmo.