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

Minnesota Farmfest to return to in-person in August 2021

  NEWS ARCHIVE: Former V.P. Walter Mondale reflects on his So. MN childhood, political career

Minnesota’s unemployment rate drops slightly in March

  North Mankato Fun Days canceled for 2021 due to pandemic

  Mayo opens COVID vaccines to Minnesotans 16 and up

MDH to open community COVID vaccination clinic in Mankato

  Minnesota Governor, Lt. Governor to quarantine after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

  Minnesota launches COVID-19 vaccination connection website

  Grades 6-12 to return to Mankato classrooms next week

Miracle League of North Mankato announces new director

Record cold blankets much of the US

Amber Alert canceled after Minnesota boy found safe

Emerald Ash Borer found in Cottonwood County

Grant awarded to Winnebago to buy newer fire truck

  Indoor dining to resume in Minnesota January 11

  Former state legislature candidate donates remaining campaign funds

  KEYC News Now 2020 Good News

Mediacom adds KEYC NBC & CW to cable line-up

UPDATE: Roads closed, no travel advised due to blizzard

  Facing shortfall, Salvation Army Red Kettles to remain out into January

  Hundreds of gifts still needed for Holiday Sharing Tree

  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