An award-winning journalist, Matt Smith joined Action 2 News in October 2007 as a general assignment reporter. He was promoted in September 2011 to anchor of Action 2 News This Morning Weekend Edition. Besides anchoring Saturday and Sunday mornings, Matt's reporting covers state and local politics as well as special reports for Target 2 On Assignment.
A Minnesota native living in Packers territory, Matt graduated from St. John's University where he studied communication and political science. He was elected Editor in Chief of the university's student newspaper which won numerous state and national awards under his tenure. Matt's career started at KBJR-TV in Duluth, Minnesota, where he worked as an anchor, reporter and producer.
Matt has been honored by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, Milwaukee Press Club and Minnesota Newspaper Association for his writing and investigative work. He is thrilled to be able to call Northeast Wisconsin home and an active member of the community.
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