Matt O’Donnell completed his Bachelor of Arts and Science major in English with a focus in Journalism from the University of Delaware in 1994. In the same year of his graduation, Matt joined WICZ-TV Binghamton, NY, as a news reporter/photographer in June 1994. In his early career, he worked as an editor, news writer, studio camera operator and tape operator as well.
O'Donnell left the company after a year and two months. He then joined WSTM-TV Syracuse, NY, in June 1995 where he served as a news reporter and sports anchor. After 1.7 years, he left the company and returned to his previous university, the University of Delaware, as a arts and science advisory council for a year.
O'Donnell has been working as a news anchor/general assignment reporter in WPVI-TV since September 2004. In the company, he works as an anchor for the morning news show and on America Inserts. He has already given 13 years of his life for the same company. Once he interviewed Donald Trump in North Philadelphia.
Besides, O'Donnell also participated in various charity events across Delaware and Lehigh, like Variety The Children’s Charity and Philadelphia Police Athletic League.
Looking towards his personal life, O'Donnell's favorite movies are Dirty Harry; Fletch; Memento; Pulp Fiction; Caddyshack and Identity. And his favorite radio show is Preston and Steve. It seems he is a pet lover and often posts pictures on social media along with different domestic animals. His social media also describes that he is close to popular personalities like Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Matt O’Donnell is married and blessed with two children. However, he hasn’t revealed any information related to his family on media or the public. Besides, he has not been seen having an extra-marital affair or a girlfriend.
Matt O'Donnell earns a good amount of salary from the media company. As per our research, the average salary of senior editors at WPVI-TV is around $51,395l, so as a top anchor he should be making more than that. Matt's current net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Moreover, he also receives a satisfying amount for hosting various events and shows as well as plays drums in a band.
Matt O’Donnell drives a Saleen S7. One of his favorite brands is Nike and he prefers to wear that specific brand over other sports wears.