Evan Axelbank is a general assignment reporter for FOX 13 News. He joined the FOX 13 News team in January 2014.
Evan is originally from the Bronx and graduated from Ithaca College on the South Hill of Ithaca, New York, with a degree in journalism and a minor in politics. Although Evan started his career in New York, working at WROC in Rochester and News 10 in Syracuse, he is no stranger to the Florida sunshine. He is also familiar with the Tampa Bay area.
He spent the last three years working at WPTV in West Palm Beach. While there, he covered presidential debates, tropical storms, the NBA Finals, and the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Evan is an avid Mets fan, loves to read books about American history, and can be seen on the golf course in his spare time.
This is ordinarily the time of year Sister Irene Onyai would make her trips to St. Paul Catholic Church.
As talk begins in both Hillsborough and Pinellas counties to end mask mandates, there are calls for Bay Area counties to take a regional approach to avoid confusion.
The president said he has a different opinion about the timeline of a potential COVID-19 vaccine than the guidance given by the director of the Centers for Disease Control, Robert Redfield.
Talks between Pinellas teachers and the district did not bring the sides closer to an agreement on simultaneous teaching. They met for over two hours on Monday afternoon at district headquarters, and afterwards, did not agree on how far apart they are.
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Greg Amira has something in common with the steel slab at the 9/11 memorial at the Curlew Hills Memory Gardens in Palm Harbor: Both were pulled from the wreckage of the World Trade Center.
The death of George Floyd left Curtis McElhinney speechless.
To the Tampa Bay Lightning, there's a new way for fans to "be the thunder."
Johanna Diaz doesn't want to leave home without Narcan. She says her neighborhood often feels like a hotspot for drug overdoses.
Christine Meier had never marched before, but there was no better place to start.