Michael Tomsic Michael Tomsic became a full-time reporter for WFAE in August 2012. Before that, he reported for the station as a freelancer and intern while he finished his senior year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Heââ 'He Didn't Fit The Mold': How Jeff Gordon Attracted New Wave Of NASCAR Fans By Michael Tomsic • Oct 16, 2015 Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: NASCAR Champ Finds Fans With Beer, Tweets And Bangin' Fenders By Michael Tomsic • Feb 20, 2013 The first big race of the NASCAR season is on Sunday, and Brad Keselowski, the sport's brash, young champion, will begin defending his title.