Robert McNeily

City Beat Reporter/Multimedia Journalist
Anchorage, AK
Robert McNeily

A 2011 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Robert previously worked in the performing arts industry as well as non-profit communications, overseeing community outreach, social media, and hosting/emceeing conferences & leadership summits: ultimately making the jump to journalism and broadcast news.

While Robert's career path to journalism may be non-traditional, he is committed to delivering timely, accurate, unbiased journalism while telling Alaska's story. His background and strong interest in covering government, combined with his excitement to call Alaska home, made Robert a great fit as a city beat reporter for KTUU/KYES.

Other fun facts about Robert: He's a trained operatic tenor, "The Second City" alumnus, Chicago sports enthusiast, an avid outdoorsman, and a former candidate for the Wheaton, Illinois City Council in 2017.

If you have a story idea for Robert, you can reach him by email:

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