Matt Dangelantonio

Associate Producer, AirTalk

Contact Matt Dangelantonio

Matt Dangelantonio is an Associate Producer for AirTalk with Larry Mantle on KPCC.

Before starting work with KPCC, Matt spent three years as reporter with Cox Media Group in Jacksonville, Florida, where he covered daily top stories, severe weather, and breaking news on the radio and television. His work included covering two tropical storms, interviewing a presidential candidate, and covering the 2012 Republican National Convention. Matt was also the Jacksonville Jaguars reporter at home games during the NFL Network on Sirius XM’s Sunday coverage of the NFL.

Matt began working in radio while studying broadcast and digital journalism at Syracuse University, first as an on-air jock and eventually as the Programming Director at WJPZ-FM 89.1. He was also a part-time general assignment reporter for AM 570/106.5 FM WSYR, covering breaking news and top stories in the greater Syracuse area as well as providing analysis and commentary during pre-game and post-game shows for Syracuse men’s basketball and football.

Matt is a native of New Hampshire. When he’s not working on AirTalk, Matt enjoys traveling, watching his beloved Red Sox, Patriots, and Syracuse Orange, playing his guitar, and eating or making the spiciest food he can find.

Stories by Matt Dangelantonio

LA Times humorist on why millennials balked at #MillennialPledge

For a generation that claims to be good at understanding satire, apparently we can't take a joke.

How a team of engineers unintentionally brought down VW

While most of us are just finding out about VW’s deceit this week, one man and his research team began noticing some troubling discrepancies more than two years ago while doing research on emissions from VW cars.

Americans: White, fat, loud, slovenly, binge-drinking, overconfident elitists?

If you’re traveling abroad and trying to blend in, here’s a hint: stop trying. Everyone probably knows you’re American. At least, that’s what a video from YouTube user SW Yoon that went viral last week would suggest.

#AT30: Forecasting the future of Southern California's ports

What will the future hold for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach? Larry Mantle and the most important names in the port industry discuss during a special live AT30 broadcast on June 2 on the Queen Mary in Long Beach.

Motorcycle gang expert, former undercover agent talk biker culture, infiltrating Hells Angels

“The reality of it is, biker gangs aren’t all that different than traditional street gangs. Look at Crips and Bloods. Whether you’re wearing red or blue can get you killed. With these different biker gangs, depending on what vest you have on, can get you killed.”

Nestlé Waters CEO isn't stopping bottling in California, says new tech will save millions of gallons

NASA JPL's top water scientist and Nestlé Waters' CEO discuss the drought, new "zero-water" technology, and why Nestlé won't stop bottling California water.

Lisa Saxon reflects on being one of the first women in sportswriting

The world of sports writing has long been a male-dominated field of journalism, though it’s significantly more common to find a female beat writer today than it was in 1979 when Lisa Saxon got her start.