Prior to his arrival at Action News in November of 2005, Matt served as a traffic producer for various media outlets in Philadelphia and also spent time as a traffic reporter for several radio stations along the east coast.
Matt grew up in Lancaster, PA, often watching Action News and traveling on many of the roads that he now helps viewers navigate. Matt moved to Philadelphia in early 2003 to attend Temple University. He graduated summa cum laude in late 2005 with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Matt lives in the East Falls section of the city. In addition to frequent trips back to Lancaster and to the Jersey shore, Matt also enjoys traveling farther afield. Some of his favorite destinations include the United Arab Emirates, China and Thailand.
Busy weekend in Philadelphia: Multiple events mean traffic detours
Curtis Cup. Flower Show. Phillies. Pride Run. Bike-A-Thon. Odunde Festival. It's a busy weekend in Philly!
Road closures and detours remain in place in area of police standoff in North Philadelphia
There are multiple road closures and detours that remain in place around the scene of the incident area as police continue to investigate.
Water main break causes traffic detours in Upper Darby
The main broke around 1 a.m. near the intersection of North Lansdowne Avenue and State Road.
SEPTA Regional Rail commuters: Other options to think about
"It started out not so bad, but as the morning went on, by 7:30 or so, there were some trains that had to skip stations because they were full to capacity," said SEPTA's general manager.