Matthew McClellan is a weekend morning anchor for FOX 13, reporting live for Good Day Tampa Bay during the week.
McClellan moved to Tampa in 2019 after spending two years in Indianapolis. There, he served as weekend evening anchor for WRTV-TV while reporting weekdays from the field.
Previously he was at WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia, where he was a reporter and fill-in anchor, developing high-impact reports for broadcast and online. McClellan reported from the widespread destruction of Hurricane Matthew and extensively covered the 2016 presidential election, including the selection of former Richmond mayor Tim Kaine as vice presidential nominee.
Prior to WRIC, McClellan was a weekend evening anchor for WTVY-TV in Dothan, Alabama.
In 2014, McClellan won a Florida Associated Press Award for his reports on the deaths of dozens of boys at Florida’s Dozier reform school.
McClellan earned a Bachelor of Science in broadcasting from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. He enjoys running, live music, and cooking. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org, as well as on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
The dramatic legal battle is set to come to an end Friday between Republican congressional candidate Anna Paulina Luna and former primary opponent William Braddock.
St. Petersburg police say they have identified a suspect in Thursday night's shooting that left two people dead.
Police in Bartow say they have arrested a 15-year-old who vandalized a school bathroom while participating in a so-called TikTok challenge.
The students at Franklin Boys Preparatory Academy were not alive to witness the 9/11 attacks, but on Friday, they will place 2,977 flags on the school's front lawn. Each flag will have a name of the person who died that day and each child will choose a name to learn more about that individual.
Polk detectives said they learned the suspect happened to pass by one of the victims, who was maintaining their lawn on Saturday, and that was the first encounter he ever had with the family.
More than 150 injured veterans are expected to join together for a police-escorted, 13-mile ride through Pinellas Park on Wednesday as part of an annual event to inspire veterans to get out and get active.
After hours of public comment and several recesses to calm a heated gallery, the Sarasota County school board voted 3-2 Friday night to implement a 90-day mask requirement for students and staff.
The state of Florida averaged just over 49,000 new vaccinations per day as of August 5. That's a more than 138% increase from the roughly 20,500 average of first doses recorded a month earlier.
Spirit Airlines entered its fifth consecutive day of widespread cancellations Thursday, including a handful in Tampa.
As of Friday, a new program offering at-home vaccines had booked more than 400 appointments since it launched on Monday.