Matthew McClellan

Matthew McClellan

Anchor & reporter

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 matthew.mcclellan@foxtv.com, as well as on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

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Pinellas County students take charge of school lunch menu

This is not their parents' cafeteria food. On Wednesday, a panel of elementary, middle and high school students from across Pinellas County will weigh in at Pinellas Technical College in Clearwater as they select new breakfast and lunch menu items for the 2020-21 school year.