While Matthew’s primary experience is in print journalism, his works extends to photography, video editing, and radio news writing and production.
Matthew was the editor-in-chief for the Payton PawPrint – Walter Payton College Prep’s student newspaper. During his tenure with the PawPrint, he focused on local politics and education. Matthew interviewed various Chicago Public School board members including Jaime Guzman and then Vice-president and now Illinois deputy governor Jesse Ruiz. His coverage included City Club of Chicago, City Hall, CPS board meetings, along with numerous Payton and community events.
To see all stories written for the PawPrint, click here.
During the 2015-2016, Matthew briefly wrote about the role student organizing plays in Chicago’s quest for quality public schools. Link