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Michael de Avila

Host and producer Michael de Avila (Mike D) is a graduate of the renowned Purchase College Film Program where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Film Directing and Cinematography. In 1993, Mike started a production company in New York City with his college buddy Shannon Goldman and they have enjoyed success directing and producing feature films, commercials and of course Lunkerville, now in its 13th year of broadcast. The two have garnered Emmy awards, many film festival awards, a Cine Golden Eagle for Lunkerville and numerous industry awards for its productions. Lunkerville was also voted “Viewer Favorite Fishing Show” three years in a row and Mike D “Viewer Favorite Fishing Show Host” on Sportsman Channel.

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