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Matt MulcahyAnchor/Managing Editor

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School: Ithaca College

Hometown: Liverpool, N.Y.

Matt Mulcahy anchors the NBC3 news at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. as well as the CW6 news at 10 p.m. The Emmy award-winning journalist started at NBC3 25 years ago. He has been covering Central New York news for nearly 30 years.

Matt won an Emmy for Best Documentary, "Bosnia: Returning Home" and is a 11-time New York Emmy nominee for Best Anchor, Best Writing, Best Reporting and other categories. He has also received Edward R. Murrow Awards for Best Writing for his "Matt's Memo" blog. The Associated Press, the New York State Broadcasters Association, and the Syracuse Press Club have all honored Matt with numerous awards.

Outside of NBC 3, Matt is the co-founder of the Shamrock Animal Fund, an not-for-profit organization that helps cover the cost of veterinary care for animals in need and for pet owners with financial limitations. Visit Shamrockanimalfund.com to read more about the thousands of animals helped by his volunteer organization.

Matt was born in Syracuse and grew up in Liverpool, N.Y. He earned his master's degree in management and leadership from Binghamton University and his bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from Ithaca College. He also completed the entrepreneurship boot camp at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management. Matt enjoys golf, running, and basketball. He resides in Fayetteville with his wife Jamie and dog Bentley.

Memorable Stories: Blizzard of 1993, Labor Day Storm, September 11th. Canonization of Mother Marianne Cope at the Vatican

Memorable Interview: musicians Wynton Marsalis, Itzhak Perlman and Aretha Franklin

Dream Interview: Alive - President Obama, Deceased - President John F. Kennedy

Dream Job: PGA Tour professional

Why I'm a Journalist: Poor handwriting was not enough to get into medical school

Astrological Sign: Scorpio

Favorite Sports Teams: Syracuse Orange and NY Yankees

Favorite Musical Group: Lake Street Dive, Mumford and Sons

Favorite Book: Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian

Favorite Movie: The Godfather

Favorite TV Show: Mad Men

Favorite Food: Chicken Parmigiana

Favorite Destination: Green Lakes State Park and Cape Cod