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


Will Bishop McLaughlin's basketball team make it from worst to first?

The Hurricanes have had a complete transformation, going from worst to first. From just two wins a year ago to 21 this season and a trip to the school's first Final 4, where the Hurricanes are set to play Jacksonville's Andrew Jackson Thursday at 2 p.m. in Lakeland.


Jeff Scott wishes 2020 didn't count

Year two under Jeff Scott is underway and the biggest lesson he learned in his first year as the Bulls' head coach is that there are no shortcuts to success. 


Buccaneers Super Bowl boat parade in the works

While it’s still not clear when it will happen, FOX 13's Kevin O'Donnell reports that the Lombardi Trophy will sail down the Hillsborough River just like the Stanley Cup did last year.


Buccaneers risked it; now they want the biscuit

It's almost been a year since Bruce Arians first mentioned that that one player he'd first make a call to if available would be Tom Brady. When Arians got the chance, he stuck with his philosophy: No risk it, no biscuit.