Matt Rodewald is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter having spent 15 years covering news and sports in the Midwest before arriving Phoenix. Matt was named to the Phoenix Business Journal “40 Under 40” list for the Class of 2019.
Matt has been front and center for impactful stories here in the Valley including the death of Senator John McCain, the #RedForEd Walkout, the Hamilton HS Football Hazing Scandal, and the 2018 Midterm Elections. His interests in politics, education and consumer issues are always high priorities.
Prior to his arrival in the Valley, Matt worked as a reporter at WMAQ-TV in Chicago and at WTVO-TV in Rockford as an anchor and executive producer for the station’s morning show. During that time, Matt was honored with four Emmy Awards and several “Silver Dome Awards” by the Illinois Broadcasters Association.
Matt is a huge sports fan after spending a decade working with ESPN Radio and 670 The Score in Chicago. He also worked for more than a decade as a play-by-play announcer for various outlets like ESPN and NBC Sports.
Growing up in Chicagoland, Matt was the senior class president and a 3-sport athlete at Geneva Community High School. He graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Journalism in 2002.
He married his beautiful wife Lindy in 2011 and they share their love for their daughters, Skylar and Ella. The also share a passion for bringing awareness to the issue of premature birth after their twin boys Alexander and Blake were born too soon in 2014. Since then, Lindy and Matt have volunteered with the March of Dimes and the Arizona Tears Foundation.
An Arizona lawmaker has filed a bill that would require public school students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance every day in class.
A well-known Arizona State University hangout is closing its doors.
A Phoenix teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor.
The Mesa Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Ember Conley is now officially out of a job after her resignation was approved by the board.
Mesa City Council is looking at a proposal that would cut down where you can vape.
As a Valley woman recovers in the hospital following a shooting along a river bottom in Avondale, her family is hoping for those who know what happened to step forward and help police find the suspect. FOX 10's Matt Rodewald reports.
A woman whose rescue off Piestewa Peak in June went viral due to a basket that spun uncontrollably is asking for $2 million to settle her claims. FOX 10's Matt Rodewald reports.
The Arizona Department of Corrections says three employees at the Lewis Prison in Buckeye have fallen ill due to a hazmat situation.
The Department of Public Safety says one woman died and another was arrested after a crash on the US-60 in Mesa.
The stormy weather experienced by parts of the Valley on Wednesday also resulted in a frustrating morning commute for some in North Phoenix. FOX 10's Matt Rodewald reports.