Matt Gerien is a Fox 13 News reporter.
Matt comes to Memphis from Washington, D.C. where he covered politics for a national news bureau. He was a member of both the White House and Capitol Hill press corps. Matt produced several interviews with President Barack Obama. He covered key Congressional debates including the battle over health care reform. He also traveled to Iowa and New Hampshire covering the 2012 presidential campaign.
Matt started his reporting career at WPTZ-TV in Burlington, Vt. He covered a wide range of stories from Vermont's record snow storms to the state's first amber alert. His investigative stories examined the state's drug trade and exposed gaps in its sex offender registry.
Before going into journalism Matt spent three years working in Washington, D.C. as a Congressional aide.
Matt graduated from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. with a degree in political science. He earned a master's degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Matt lives in Memphis with his wife.