Matt has worked at The News since 2006 after spending the previous 13 years at the Lansing State Journal, Oakland Press and Flint Journal. Since 2010, he has covered Michigan State, documenting the 2013 Rose Bowl season and a trip to the College Football Playoffs in 2015 along with a Final Four run in 2015. Before covering MSU he was an assistant sports editor who was involved in coverage of the Stanley Cup Finals and the PGA Championship. His career highlight remains covering the 2004 Ryder Cup at Oakland Hills. A native of Waterford, Matt graduated from Michigan State in 1995.