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`WHIZ’ GETS A DEGREE OF MEDIA NOTORIETY

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Whiz kid Michael Kearney doesn't like to waste time. He got his college degree when was 10. Two weeks later, he got a television contract.

Kearney, who is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the world's youngest college graduate, will be a "special correspondent" for "Mike & Maty," an afternoon talk show on ABC.The contract was announced Friday and Kearney's first appearance is set for July.

"This is my big break," he said.

"Michael has a unique perspective on things," said executive producer Steve Ober. "He has the innocence of a child and the insight of an adult."