Mitch Keegan - News Director/Meteorologist
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 of KEYC News 12.
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.
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.