Matt Simon

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
A drag performer by the name of Champagne Monroe reads the children's book "Rainbow Fish."

LGBTQ+ advocates, businesses sue Montana over Drag Story Hour ban

Celina Meadows

From crime victim to advocate, a life of purpose

Dave Aronberg

How one Florida prosecutor is making a difference in his county

DeAnna Hoskins

This woman wants to reframe your view of people leaving prison

OL Reign defender Lauren Barnes and forward Bethany Balcer display shirts that read "Protect Trans Kids" before soccer match.

Poll: Opposition to trans minors' health care, sports access hardening

Transgender Rights America's Divide.

Scripps News poll: Americans largely support restricting trans rights

Former Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh

AG accuses Baltimore Archdiocese of stalling sex abuse investigation

Baltimore Archbishop William Lori proceeds into the Basilica in Baltimore

Bombshell report details child sex abuse in Baltimore Archdiocese

People attend a vigil at the Trafalgar Square organised by the Ukrainian and U.S. Embassies

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

America's Breakdown - A National Conversation

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

America's Breakdown a National Conversation

America’s Breakdown: A National Conversation - Mass Shootings

America's Breakdown - A National Conversation

America’s Breakdown: A National Conversation - Prescription Drugs

America's Breakdown - A National Conversation

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

America's Breakdown, Confronting Our Mental Health Crisis promo image

America's Breakdown: Confronting Our Mental Health Crisis

A subway station in New York City

Community Comes Together After New York Subway Shooting

National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.

Alexander Vindman On Trump, Biden and Russia

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

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.

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

A hiring sign in Pennsylvania.

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.

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

Debt Collectors Are Coming For Stimulus Checks

President Biden signs COVID-19 relief bill

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

Pharmacist administers vaccines

CDC Issues Guidance For Those Fully Vaccinated Against COVID

Man and his horse in Havana

Cubans Anxious For U.S. Policy Changes

nursing home in Florida

Most Nursing Home Staff Opt Out Of Vaccines