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.
In a world where we are alone together, leaders of the Wounded Warrior Project are feeling cautious.
On a day when valley officers paid their final respects to Phoenix Police Commander Greg Carnicle, El Mirage Police say they were forced to shoot a man who confronted officers Tuesday afternoon.
￼￼￼￼￼The￼ Camden Living CEO unveiled a bold plan Monday for his 159 communities across the United States, several of them in the Valley like Camden Copper Square near downtown Phoenix.
The company says the employee's last shift was on March 21. The bus was removed from service for cleaning and disinfecting.
Since the stay-at-home order issued by Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday took effect in Arizona, police have responded to at least one incident related to accusations of non-compliance with the order.
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone is raising concerns, after the Department of Corrections announced a plan to temporarily suspend admission for new inmates, in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.
A Valley Metro bus driver is speaking out about his working conditions in the era of social distancing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) spoke with FOX 10's Matt Rodewald on the coronavirus stimulus bill that, by Wednesday night, was approved by the U.S. Senate.
Many voters expressed concerns that they or their family members will be infected with the new coronavirus. At the same time, voters ranked health care as the most important issue facing the country, well above climate change, the economy, race relations, foreign policy and many other social issues.
Phoenix City Council members Tuesday voted 5-4 to approve a citizen review board with the power to investigate police after a raucous meeting that stretched five hours into the evening.