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Michael Adkison

Michael Adkison


With a background in covering politics, investigations, and history, Michael Adkison joins the CBS Austin team, covering the Texas Legislature.

Born in Flower Mound, Michael received a Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism in 2020 and a Master’s degree in news narrative in 2021, both from the University of Arkansas. While there, he produced award-winning content for student news programs three years in a row, while also writing for Facing South and Arkansas Soul. He then worked in Jefferson City, Missouri, covering the Missouri legislature, as well as other high-profile issues facing the state.

Michael is thrilled to return to Texas and join the CBS Austin team, covering the stories that impact Texans most. You can reach him at with story tips or a good book recommendation.

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