Kevin Freeman


Kevin serves as a general assignment reporter for Fox 8 News. He has been with the station for more than 10 years.

Kevin Freeman's assignments have allowed him to cover many major breaking news stories in northeast Ohio. On Sept. 11, 2001, Kevin was sent to Shanksville, Pa., where he spent the week covering the crash of United Flight 93. He also covered the explosion of the space shuttle Columbia over Texas in February 2003. In 2005, Kevin went to Houston to cover the influx of Hurricane Katrina evacuees.

Kevin won a regional Emmy for his live coverage of a tornado that devastated Stark County in April 2002. He has also been awarded an Associated Press Award, and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Prior to joining Fox 8, Kevin was a news anchor/reporter for WRIC-TV in Richmond, Va., from 1992-97. Before that, he worked as a news reporter for WSJV-TV in South Bend, Ind., from 1990-92.

Kevin received a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Towson State University in 1989. He enjoys drama and suspense movies, and loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.

Recent Articles

  • Large Bedford Employer Shutting Down

    Posted on: 12:54 pm, October 4, 2013, by , updated on: 04:45pm, October 4, 2013

    BEDFORD, Ohio — Hundreds of people will be out of a job after a major employer announced it is shutting...
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  • Browns Tailgaters Blocked From Municipal Lot Thursday Morning

    Posted on: 6:19 pm, October 3, 2013, by

    CLEVELAND–Regular tailgaters who set up in Cleveland’s Municipal Parking Lot before Browns games, had less time for partying Thursday. City...
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  • Government Shutdown Could Impact Local Marathon

    Posted on: 6:09 pm, October 1, 2013, by

    CLEVELAND–The federal government shutdown is having an impact in Northeast Ohio. “It impacts a lot more people than you’d understand,”...
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  • Classes Continue Tuesday After Strongsville Threat

    Posted on: 8:26 pm, September 30, 2013, by

    STRONGSVILLE, Ohio–Classes will resume at all Strongsville schools Tuesday after a bomb threat forced most of the district to shut...
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  • Victims Targeted by Armed Robbery Suspects on Bikes

    Posted on: 7:53 pm, September 27, 2013, by

    SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH — Three armed robberies within a few miles and just hours apart have police in two cities...
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  • Parents on Alert After Attempted Lurings

    Posted on: 6:28 pm, September 26, 2013, by

    EUCLID, OH — Police are warning parents and children in Euclid to be on alert as they investigate three attempted...
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  • Zack Reed Reports to Solon Jail

    Posted on: 7:39 pm, September 25, 2013, by

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland city councilman Zack Reed turned himself in Wednesday morning to serve a 10 day sentence for drunk...
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  • Police: Man Hid in Bushes Before Abduction Attempt

    Posted on: 12:31 pm, September 23, 2013, by and , updated on: 12:48pm, September 23, 2013

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating after a 14-year-old girl reported an incident that happened on her...
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  • Police Send Warning after Phone Snatching

    Posted on: 5:01 pm, September 20, 2013, by

    CLEVELAND — Most people know about the dangers of talking on the phone while driving, but it appears that walking...
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  • Cleveland Clinic Employees React to Big Budget Cuts

    Posted on: 5:01 pm, September 18, 2013, by

    CLEVELAND– Cleveland Clinic, Northeast Ohio’s largest employer, announced that it plans to make big budget cuts. The Clinic employs 43,000...
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  • Crime Scene Break-in Where Couple is Found Dead

    Posted on: 8:15 pm, September 17, 2013, by

    CLEVELAND– As Cleveland police try to figure out who killed a man and woman at an east side apartment building,...
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  • Gay Games Organizers Send Letter of Assurance After Hate Crimes

    Posted on: 5:38 pm, September 13, 2013, by

    CLEVELAND– In less than a year, thousands of athletes from around the world will be racing to Northeast Ohio to...
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