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Keith joined KARE 11 in May of 2012. The Twin Cities is the most recent stop for Keith, who has worked all over the country. He comes to KARE from KOTV in Tulsa, Okla. where he was a Sports Reporter/Photographer/Anchor. He also spent time working in Pasco, WA, Minot, ND, and Midland,TX.

Keith has always loved sports and TV. But he was able to turn that love into an actual career during his time at the University of Maryland. He was the Sports Director at the campus TV station during his senior year and spent two years as an intern at WRC in Washington, D.C. learning from the legendary sportscaster George Michael.

Keith is really excited to continue his career in the Twin Cities and looks forward to working in one of just a handful of cities nationwide with all four major sports teams. Feel free to get in touch with him anytime with story ideas or just to say hi. And keep an eye on his Twitter and Facebook pages for a behind-the-scenes look at his job.

When I was young, I wanted to be: A sportscaster. Even as a child, I was talking through games, discussing strategy, and saying what the announcers said... before they said it!

Describe your perfect day: Sleep, watch TV, take a nap, go to a baseball game... I'm a simple guy. It's even better if I get to go to that game with my wife.

Favorite vacation spot: Washington, D.C. I spent four great years there in college and love to go back whenever I can. Seattle, Pittsburgh, and Dallas are close runners-up. And, after spending our honeymoon in Fiji, the odds are good I'll just buy a one-way ticket there someday.

Favorite sport to play: If I had any sort of sports ability I'd be on the other side of the desk! But when I try to be athletic I like tennis, bowling, and baseball.

Favorite story you ever worked on: I covered and traveled with the Oklahoma State football team during their historic 2011 season and it was great getting to know the players and coaches. I've also interviewed a number of famous athletes. Far and away my favorite interview was with Herschel Walker although talking to Tony Dorsett, Buck O'Neil, and Rickie Fowler are up there on the list.

E-mail: kleventhal@kare11.com

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