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.
The Community at American Leadership Academy in Gilbert is mourning the loss of a student after he was killed in a car crash.
A reporter who helped spur an investigation into a human smuggling scheme that Maricopa County Assessor Paul D. Petersen is accused of being involved in spoke with FOX 10's Matt Rodewald.
A Scottsdale family's desperate search for a wheelchair accessible van for their young daughter has come to an end, thanks to a local organization. FOX 10's Matt Rodewald reports.
Parts of the Valley experienced another round of stormy weather Wednesday night.
With news from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday that she will order an impeachment inquiry of President Trump, there are a lot of teachers in the Valley that will have some interesting discussions with students in the coming days.
A new six-month pilot program for scooters in Downtown Phoenix has an interesting catch: if it's not parked in designated areas, the users will be charged for it.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. A Valley mother who lost her daughter to suicide has found a touching way to remember her and raise awareness about mental health.
School district officials and coaches are speaking out, as a scandal involving the now-former sports coach of an Ahwatukee high school sharing team secrets to opposing teams continues to unfold.
A coach at Ahwatukee's Mountain Pointe High School has resigned after a school district investigation revealed some shocking findings.
Wednesday's news of a $12 billion deal being reached with 2,000 local governments over the nation's opioid crisis is being met with mixed reviews by attorneys general across the country.