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