Matt Simon

Matt Simon

Executive Producer

Matt Simon serves as the executive producer of Scripps News Reports with Chance Seales. He joined Scripps News in 2018 and supervises coverage of breaking news, Newsy Tonight Investigations, the Newsy Tonight Spotlight and other signature series for the nightly program. Prior to joining Scripps News, Matt spent 6 years at CGTN, where he led international productions and special events, including the first-ever live coverage of a U.S. presidential election. He was also tapped to help launch a climate change initiative at The Weather Channel. Matt graduated with honors from Goucher College. He grew up in Albany, New York, and now lives outside Baltimore with his wife, two kids and dog. He is always up for a hot restaurant tip or to chat about barbecue or bourbon.

Recent Work
People attend a vigil at the Trafalgar Square organised by the Ukrainian and U.S. Embassies
Kin Cheung / APWorld

It's been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine

Prototype of the ASKA A5 vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) vehicle

Are Flying Cars Closer To Reality? This Prototype May Help

NewsyScience and Health

America’s Breakdown: A National Conversation - Mental Health Data

NewsyScience and Health

America’s Breakdown: A National Conversation - Mass Shootings

NewsyScience and Health

America’s Breakdown: A National Conversation - Prescription Drugs

NewsyScience and Health

America’s Breakdown: A National Conversation - Mental Health Stigma

NewsyScience and Health

America's Breakdown: Confronting Our Mental Health Crisis

A subway station in New York City
John Minchillo / APU.S.

Community Comes Together After New York Subway Shooting

National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.
Julio Cortez / APPolitics

Alexander Vindman On Trump, Biden and Russia

Simone Biles waits to perform on the vault during the artistic gymnastics women's final.
Gregory Bull / APSports

Dominique Dawes 'Not Surprised' Simone Biles Pulled Out

Simone Biles, of the United States, performs on the vault

Putting 'Mental Health First,' Biles Withdraws from Team Competition

Afghan soldiers in vehicles pause on a road in northern Afghanistan.
AP ImagesU.S.

As Afghan Taliban Take Territory, Military Offensive To Come 'Soon'

A hiring sign in Pennsylvania.
AP ImagesPolitics

More States Offering Return-To-Work Incentives To Help Fill Jobs

Prince Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99.

Prince Philip, Husband To Queen Elizabeth II, Dies At Age 99

Chinese and American diplomats

U.S., China Open Bilateral Talks On A Contentious Note

Dr. Ankit Bharat, Surgical director at Northwestern Medicine Lung Transplant Program.
Northwestern MedicineScience and Health

Doctors Laud First Double-Lung Transplant From Donor Who Had COVID-19

Inside of a $3.3 million home for sale in Los Angeles.

$3.3 Million House For Sale — Bitcoin Accepted

The IRS building in Washington, DC
AP ImagesBusiness

Debt Collectors Are Coming For Stimulus Checks

President Biden signs COVID-19 relief bill
AP ImagesPolitics

U.S. Government Has Now Spent Over $5 Trillion On The Pandemic

Pharmacist administers vaccines
BP Miller/Chorus Photography via APScience and Health

CDC Issues Guidance For Those Fully Vaccinated Against COVID

Man and his horse in Havana
Associated PressPolitics

Cubans Anxious For U.S. Policy Changes

nursing home in Florida
WPTVScience and Health

Most Nursing Home Staff Opt Out Of Vaccines

The Bitcoin logo
AP ImagesBusiness

Bitcoin Surges Following $1.5 Billion Tesla Investment

President Biden discusses the economy in a speech at the White House.
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

President Biden Comments On The State Of The Economy

The Reddit logo
AP ImagesBusiness

Wall Street Short Sellers Lose Billions As GameStop Soars

A Lyft vehicle.
AP ImagesBusiness

Lyft Drivers Criticize Company's 'Priority Mode' Feature

Members of the National Guard arrive to secure the area outside the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin / APU.S.

National Guard Was On Traffic Duty In D.C.

The New York Stock Exchange
AP ImagesBusiness

Wall Street Braces For Georgia Senate Race, Vaccine Delay

Leslie Citroen, owner of Mill Valley Chickens, with client
Terry Chea / APU.S.

Demand For Backyard Chickens Surges Amid Pandemic

Wall Street in New York City
AP ImagesBusiness

2020 Market Rally Baffles Analysts As Millions Struggle Financially