Gary Metivier joined the KWQC news team in 1998. Gary anchors the 5,6 and 10 newscasts.
He is an award-winning newscaster earning dozens of state awards and emmy nominations for his reporting and anchoring.
Gary has built a reputation for his political reporting as producer/moderator of several debates as well as firsthand experience with exclusives both at the White House and on the campaign trail.
Gary is also very active in the community with his commitment to children’s literacy issues and veterans organizations. His work with Honor Flight has been among his most passionate projects.
His children’s book Saluting Grandpa was inspired by his stories on Honor Flight.
“My writing for children gives me another creative outlet outside of news,” Gary says. “My books are my way of giving back through the funds we raise, to the issues we highlight. I love to be part of something that can inspire the next generation to use their talents to make a difference.” He has presented at more than 300 area schools.
Gary’s latest children’s book highlights the struggles active service members face as they leave their families to serve. Until Daddy Comes Home was released in early 2014.
While juggling his career, his family (wife, two sons, and two yellow dogs) and his work with charitable organizations—Gary was proud to earn an MFA from Hamline University in January of 2014.
You can contact Gary at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook: