Kevin O'Donnell

Kevin O'Donnell

Sports anchor

Kevin O'Donnell is a sports anchor for FOX 13 News. He joined the FOX 13 team in June of 1988.

Kevin graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of South Florida in Tampa.

He began his broadcasting career at WTVT as an intern in 1987. He is now not only a sports anchor for FOX 13 but also a reporter and producer.

Kevin has won various awards for his work including the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists Awards for Best Sports Reporting and Best Sports Special.

Kevin was born in Troy, New York and grew up in Manchester, Vermont. Kevin and his wife, Julie have two children, Jacob Anthony and Camden Grace. They have three dogs. He enjoys all sports, and is a coach for his son's Little League team and tackle football team.

If you would like to contact Kevin, you can email him at Kevin.O' You can also connect with him on Facebook and follow him on Twitter @ODonnellFOX13.

The latest from Kevin O'Donnell


Spartans' summer camp much-needed release for coaches and kids

For the University of Tampa's head baseball coach, Joe Urso, and assistant head coach, Sam Militello this is the time of year they look forward to every year, but teaching the game of baseball to youngsters at the Spartans Summer Camp is a new challenge.


Lightning's Community Heroes Program no longer on ice

Since 2011, Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and his wife Penny have been honoring outstanding community heroes during every home game and rewarding them with $50,000 checks. During the COVID-19 shutdown, the program was put on hold, but even with millions in lost revenues from no games, the Viniks’ generosity is flourishing. 


USF Bulls football team returns for workouts

University of South Florida head football coach Jeff Scott returns to campus for the first time in 12 weeks with a smile behind his mask. Scott is optimistic that he'll be coaching his first game for the Bulls come September. 


Tampa Bay major-leaguers working together to stay ready

Toronto Blue Jays' pitcher Nate Pearson says he is hearing some concerning chatter among the major league ranks, but the Jays' 2017 first-round pick isn't succumbing to fear. Instead, he's staying strong physically and mentally working out at Yo Murphy Performance.