Matthew comes from a background and career spent in journalism and that of filmmaking. Having worked in news stations in Austin, Texas and in Topeka, Kansas, Matt is at home in, and enjoys the challenge and excitement of a newsroom, but has also produced a number of freelance video projects, documentaries and short films. In addition to the news industry, Matt has served in a number of public relations and marketing entities throughout Kansas. Matt earned his Master of Science degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Kansas State University and studied radio-television and film as an undergraduate student at the University of Texas.
News and media literacy; broadcast news production; principles of public relations and advertising; documentary/narrative journalism
News and source credibility; media and information literacy; cognitive decisions behind media trust; combating fake news