Matt was born in Waynesboro Mississippi but was raised in Morgan City Louisiana. He joined the Air Force in 2008 and quickly used his GI Bill to get a degree from Meridian Community College in Broadcast Communication. After graduating with honors, he then attended film school at Full Sail University in Orlando Florida and in 2017 received his bachelor's degree in film and his master's in writing. Matt then moved back to Meridian and began his news career along side the amazing staff at WTOK.
Matt has a love for film and comic books and loves to support all things to do with art or story telling. His favorite comic character is Captain America and his favorite movie is currently Avengers: Endgame.