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.
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• 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.
The announcement comes as tens of thousands of Minnesotans have received their first dose of the vaccine, COVID-19 cases are down, hospital bed use is declining, and kids are heading back to the classroom.