Executive Producer for the Oscar-Nominated 2021 film Hunger Ward, Matt’s experience covers a breadth of work telling compelling stories and inspiring teams to create highly engaging experiences for both traditional and emerging platforms.
Most recently he was the Creative Director of Emerging Media for Paul Allen’s Vulcan Productions overseeing new technology content strategies and production for digital, podcast, and XR experiences. The work of his teams has been awarded a Webby, and several Shorty Awards – while contributing to creating measurable change for issues ranging from ocean health, to humanitarian crises, to combatting climate change.
Matt was the Lead Video Producer for NBC News Digital where he led a team that programmed and created the bulk of NBC News’ online video content. He was instrumental in the creation of several ground-breaking online series including the first-ever daily news webcast from the 2000 Olympic Games and “In-Game,” the first news series to interview gaming industry leaders virtually, from inside the video games they created.
Matt developed his love for visual storytelling as a cub reporter and staff photographer at small-town newspapers including the Salida Mountain Mail and the Ouray County Plain Dealer. Matt holds an MA in Photojournalism from the University of Missouri and has a passion and respect for visual storytelling in all its forms.