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 latest from Matthew McClellan
Bay Area businesses temporarily close Thursday to protest Florida’s new immigration law
Tampa's Al Lopez Park is one of several sites across Florida where peaceful protests were planned for Thursday in conjunction with labor strikes and Hispanic-owned business closures.
Bay Area schools offer free meals to students during summer break
Starting at the end of May and continuing through July 27, Hillsborough County students will have several opportunities to receive free meals as Hillsborough County Public Schools hosts its annual "Summer Food Service Program for Children."
Memorial Day travel could cause congestion on Tampa roads
In the run-up to the long Memorial Day weekend, Tampa is one of several major metro areas travel insiders are expecting to see travel times double on Friday compared to normal.
Gabby Petito civil case: Roberta Laundrie’s ‘Burn after Reading’ letter will be allowed in court
The legal dispute between the families of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie was back to court Wednesday in Sarasota. At the center of the civil case is whether Laundrie's family secretly knew Petito was dead while posturing publicly as though she could still be alive.
$50,000 reward offered in Tampa letter carrier robbery
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $50,000 reward to anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction in the robbery of USPS letter carrier in Tampa on Monday, May 15.
Florida families head to federal court over ban on gender-affirming health care for children
Attorneys for three Florida families will be in federal court on Friday to argue motions to temporarily block enforcement of SB 254, which criminalizes transgender health care for minors.
Proposed Holmes Beach parking garage sparks state showdown
The city of Holmes Beach, population 3,023, has a ban on building new parking garages. But there's a new bill on the governor's desk that would effectively preempt the city's ban, leading hundreds of vocal opponents to petition online.
New rules for short-term vacation rentals coming to Indian Rocks Beach
Some longtime residents of Indian Rocks Beach are letting out a sigh of relief after city commissioners finally answered their longstanding concerns over countless nearby homes turning into short-term vacation rentals.
Tampa buys back Memorial Park Cemetery from property flipper: ‘I’m sorry it got to this’
There's a new statewide program on the way to help search, maintain and memorialize Black cemeteries after the Florida senate voted Thursday to approve the bill, which passed the House on April 19.
Stricter library policies to impact children in Hillsborough County
The Tampa-Hillsborough Public Library Board is now tasked with restricting access to certain books for kids younger than 18 after county commissioners voted 5-to-2 Wednesday in support of the move.