Matt O’Donnell Profile
Matt O’Donnell is an American reporter, anchor, and producer working for 6abc. He joined the station in December 1996 as a general assignment reporter.
Matt O’Donnell Education
O’Donnell attended the University of Delaware in 1990 to further his studies. In 1994 he graduated with his Bachelor of Arts and Science in English with a Major, Concentration in Communication, and Political Science as a Minor.
Matt O’Donnell Career
O’Donnell is a reporter, anchor, and producer working for 6abc. He joined the station in December of 1996 as a general assignment reporter. O’Donnell and host and producer of the True Philadelphia Podcast, co-hosts the Sunday political show Inside Story, co-anchors Action News Mornings. He has traveled to almost every community in the Lehigh Valleys and Delaware tackling assignments that took him to Brazil, England, California, and Nevada. O’Donnell flew with the Blue Angels in a life-changing flight to the skies. He has interviewed President Obama and President Trump and three political conventions.
Matt O’Donnell Assignments
After his graduation, he joined WICZ-TV in Binghamton where he served as a do-it-yourself news reporter. During his time there he covered politics and local news including the 1994 New York governor’s race where he interviewed George Pataki. He later moved to Syracuse, New York at WSTM-TV, and he followed an accused murderer for an exclusive interview.
In addition, he provided daily coverage of a gruesome series of deaths that one day became the basis of the cable series “Village of the Damned” and visited a community that saw 300+ inches of snowfall in one season. O’Donnell went for a trip to England shortly after 9/11 with the Air Force National Guard. He flew supersonic over Atlantic City with a member of the Blue Angels.
For four days he lived in the Brazilian rain forest to help protect the golden lion tamarin with experts from the Philadelphia Zoo. He interviewed Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders, Sarah Palin, John McCain, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton when their presidential campaigns brought them to the region.
Quick Facts About O’Donnell
|Age||50 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
When Hurricane Irene was about to hit New Jersey, he had spent two days along the Jersey Shore awaiting its arrival, nearly becoming the first to hit New Jersey in more than 100 years. During the visits of James Brown, Naomi Judd, Kevin Bacon, and Morgan Freeman, he got a chance to greet them. He reported the playoff run of the Eagles and Phillies and he was there during their championship parades. Covering tragedies, triumphs, and lows of Action News viewers throughout the years has taken him to almost every town in the region.
Matt O’Donnell Age
O’Donnell is 50 years old as of 2022. He was born on May 31, 1972, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. O’Donnell celebrates his birthday on the 31st of March every year.
Matt O’Donnell Height
O’Donnell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Matt O’Donnell Family
O’Donnell was brought up in Detroit, Michigan, the United States of America by his parents. He has not revealed much about his parents or siblings.
Matt O’Donnell Wife
O’Donnell is married to his wife whom he has not shared her name. The two are proud parents of two children. They reside in the Philadelphia suburbs together with their dog Bailey.
Matt O’Donnell Salary
Being one of the top journalists for 6abc he earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Matt O’Donnell Net Worth
O’Donnell has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a reporter, anchor, and producer.
Matt O’Donnell 6abc
At 6abc O’Donnell works alongside;
- Jim Gardner
- Rick Williams
- Cecily Tynan
- Ducis Rodgers
- Sharrie Williams
- Adam Joseph
- Alicia Vitarelli
- Sarah Bloomquist
- Brian Taff
- Karen Rogers
- Gina Gannon
- Erin O’Hearn
- Jamie Apody
- Gray Hall
- Chris Sowers
- Tamala Edwards
- Brittany Boyer