Mitch Keegan

Mitch Keegan

KEYC News Director

Mitch Keegan has been with KEYC 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 graduate of Iowa State University, where he studied Journalism/Mass Communication and Environmental Science.

Mitch and his wife 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: mitch.keegan@keyc.com

Follow Mitch on Twitter: Follow @Mitch_Keegan

• 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 kids were born. It's amazing how someone so small can capture your heart instantly and fill it with love and happiness.

Education:

  • Iowa State University

Recent Articles by Mitch

  Mankato, St. Peter Public Schools to transition to full distance learning

  Man who shot Waseca officer Arik Matson sentenced

DNR warns of high fire danger

  Hagedorn wins reelection campaign against Feehan

Incumbents win in Mankato, North Mankato council races

  Investigation into early morning shooting in Winthrop

  COVID-19 saliva testing site coming to Mankato

  MnDOT gets grant to complete expansion of Highway 14 from Nicollet to New Ulm

  New restaurant in planning stages for Mankato hilltop

Health officials offering free COVID-19 testing in Mankato next week

  Mankato School Board to be asked to approve hybrid learning plan

North Mankato Swimming Pool reopens Saturday

Virtual tickets to President Trump’s stop in Mankato available

  Taking a pie to the face for a good cause

Final decision on learning plan for Mankato Schools in 2 weeks

  FULL INTERVIEW: Back to School with MAPS Supt. Paul Peterson

Faribault man dies after being hit while bike riding on Sakatah Trail

GFW Schools will allow all students to return despite state thresholds

  Suspect charged following high-speed pursuit in Mankato, North Mankato

Longtime member of the KEYC family passes away

Free COVID-19 testing in Madelia Wednesday

  Spring Lake Park Swim Facility to reopen next week

Blue Earth County Fair joins list of cancellations

  VINE Adult Community Center to Re-Open Monday

Minnesota Farmfest 2020 in Redwood County canceled

  State files civil rights charges against Minneapolis Police Department

  Lack of funding, safety forces more permanent layoffs at MRCI

  Minnesota Air National Guard, Air Force Reserves to flyover southern Minnesota Wednesday

  Mankato Council to vote on extension of emergency ordinances

  New five-point plan for protecting Minnesota’s long-term care residents, workers