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Keaton earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast and electronic journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a staff writer and sports podcast director for The Daily Tar Heel. While a student, he also spent two years as a reporter for Sports Xtra and Carolina Week, anchoring and filming sports pieces for the student-run weekly broadcasts.
With internships in New York and Raleigh under his belt, Keaton took on his first job in the TV news industry at WGHP Fox 8 in Greensboro as an associate producer.
In February 2020, Keaton made the move to Evansville, Indiana where he served on the WFIE digital team as a digital content producer. He spent just over three years at the station, posting, editing and updating news stories before making his return to North Carolina.
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