Mitch Keegan, KEYC News Director

Mitch Keegan, KEYC News Director

KEYC News Director

Mankato, MN

Mitch Keegan has been with KEYC News 12 off and on since August 2005. In his time with the station, Mitch has been weekend meteorologist, morning/midday meteorologist, morning/midday news anchor and producer. In October 2016, Mitch became News Director.

Mitch is a May 2004 graduate of Iowa State University, where he studied Journalism/Mass Communication and Environmental Science.

Mitch and his wife Kya live in the greater Mankato area with their 3 children. 

In what little free time he has, he enjoys spending time outdoors relaxing and visiting with family and friends.

You will still occasionally see Mitch on the air, filling in behind the anchor desk or in the weather center.

If you have any story ideas, comments or concerns, send Mitch an email:

Follow Mitch on Twitter: Follow @Mitch_Keegan


Bennett, Iowa

Alma Mater?

Iowa State University

What's your favorite part of your job?

Each day is different. I get the chance to help inform people what is going on in the world around them.

What's your dream story?

Any story that involves traveling

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A train engineer.

What got you interested in broadcasting?

I've always been a news and weather junkie. I like to know what is going on in the community around me. You get a better world understanding covering and watching the news and that starts on the local level.

What's your favorite food?

Pizza. So many different toppings, you can have a different kind of pizza each day.

What's your favorite season?

Fall because of the colorful leaves and the crisp air.

What's your proudest moment?

When each of my girls were born. It's amazing how someone so small can capture your heart instantly and fill it with love and happiness.

What kind of animal would you want to be?

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a fish, so I wouldn't get in trouble.


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Recent Articles by Mitch

  MN Pork Producers urges congress to approve US-Mexico-Canada trade deal

  Sen. Klobuchar releases 100 day plan

Gov. Walz and Rep. Hagedorn Meet to Promote Highway 14 Expansion

  Madison East Center to expand

Missing Tennesse kids may be heading to Minnesota

Storm chances move concert indoors

Farmfest forum line-up announced

Rainy Saturday leads to lower air show attendance

Victims of medical helicopter crash in Minnesota identified

  MnDOT seeks federal funding for Highway 14 four-lane expansion project

  KEYC-TV adding 2 more network affiliates this fall

Stolen “Desert Big Horn” statue located

  NWS: 3 tornadoes touched down Thursday

Tornadoes, Wind & Hail hit southern Minnesota

Minnesota unemployment holds steady in May

  Minnesota sees highest speed-related traffic deaths in 10 years

  Gov. Walz to undergo knee surgery, transfer power to Lt. Governor

SBA disaster assistance available to Minnesota private nonprofits affected by severe winter and spring weather

  Raw Fusion fashion show sets fundraising record

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Dodge Center, MN Woman Indicted on 1st Degree Murder Charge

Minnesota Surpasses 100 Traffic Deaths on State Roads

  Mankato Public Schools Superintendent Retires

  Local Business Owner Wants to Get You on the Water

UPDATE: Police say sculpture damage suspects identified

BluesFest Still On Despite Pavilion Construction

Talented Mankato West Musicians Receive Special Send Off

Sen. Tina Smith Calling for Better Access to Mental Health Care in Schools

Lutheran School in Sleepy Eye to Close at End of School Year

Investment Firm Completes Purchase of Shopko Optical Shops