As a former journalist turned PR professional, Matt has the unique perspective of having worked on both sides of the media landscape, bringing strategic media relations and marketing insights from time spent both inside and outside the newsroom. Matt has worked in public relations both in-house and agency-side, helping organizations of all sizes to amplify their message through smart storytelling that resonates with relevant media.
Matt’s client campaigns have resulted in earned, organic coverage in numerous top tier publications and industry trades, including New York Times, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, Mashable, TechCrunch, Huffington Post, InStyle, Washington Post, Time, Forbes, Fox Business, Inc., and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Matt earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from West Virginia University in 2007, with a minor in sports psychology. He also holds a Master’s degree in Communications/Public Relations from Drexel University. He also teaches PR-focused Communications courses in the graduate program at Drexel University as an adjunct professor.