is the director of audience growth and engagement at The Texas Tribune. Before joining the Tribune in June 2023, he was the supervising editor for the audience team at NPR, where he focused on reaching new audiences and finding more ways for a radio company to do more things on the internet. Prior to NPR, he was a senior producer at National Geographic, leading the team that ran Nat Geo's online photo community that hosted over 1 million members. He helped lead the redesign of the platform and produced the Best in the World photo assignment where one community member's photo was featured on the cover of Traveler magazine. Matt earned a bachelor's degree in photojournalism from Point Park University and a master's degree in visual communications and multimedia production from Ohio University. He's based in Austin, but Pittsburgh will forever be home.