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Matt Dangelantonio is a producer for AirTalk with Larry Mantle on KPCC. He is also the lead producer of FilmWeek.
Before working at 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 for radio and television. His work included covering two tropical storms, interviewing presidential candidates, and covering the 2012 Republican National Convention. Matt was also an NFL Network reporter and stringer for the Jacksonville Jaguars during the 2012 NFL regular season, phoning in live reports from home games for 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 music jock and eventually as the Programming Director at WJPZ-FM 89.1. He was also a part-time general assignment reporter for WSYR AM 570 & 106.5 FM, 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 was born in Georgia and grew up in New Hampshire. When he’s not working on AirTalk, Matt enjoys traveling, watching his beloved Red Sox, Patriots, and Syracuse Orange, exploring a new corner of Southern California with his fiance and their German Shepard, Hazel, and eating or making the spiciest food he can find.
Stories by Matt Dangelantonio
Open the pod bay doors, HAL: 50 years later, analyzing the impact of Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ on the sci-fi genre
“I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.”
As the state of California works to mitigate a crippling housing crisis, a package of bills is working its way through the legislature that aims to move forward on several solutions to the problem.
A Republican congressional candidate in Montana has found himself in the spotlight on election day for all the wrong reasons, charged with misdemeanor assault after he allegedly slammed a journalist to the ground and broke his glasses on the eve of the special election.
Los Angeles City Councilmembers recently voted unanimously to approve the construction of a $483 million office tower at the site currently occupied by the Parker Center, which once housed the Los Angeles Police Department.
President Trump’s transition team staff met ahead of the inauguration to plan federal bureaucracy cuts — including eliminating funding for the arts and privatizing funding for public broadcasting.
On January 16, Councilmember Mike Bonin introduced a motion for the city to publicly finance local elections in Los Angeles.
The use of jailhouse informants to help prosecutors convict criminals is in the spotlight in Southern California after the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that it would open an investigation into the Orange County District Attorney's Office and Sheriff's Department.
Many immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally are wondering what the future holds for them and their families.
Earlier this year, L.A. County Metro CEO Phil Washington unveiled a $120 billion plan to revamp the city’s public transit system.
A recent report from the World Wildlife Fund has found that two-thirds of vertebrate animals could be extinct by 2020, but some researchers are skeptical about these numbers.
California’s Proposition 61, which proposes more affordable prescription drug coverage, has become one of the most highly debated measures this election.
L.A. Metro CEO says Expo Line commuters can expect faster rides, Blue Line riders can expect to see upgrades and more security and Gold Line-goers can expect more parking.
A woman is dragged out of a store in broad daylight by a hammer-wielding man and the whole thing is caught on camera. But despite there being witnesses to the incident, no one steps in to help.
California will now be the nation’s example for reducing climate change after Governor Jerry Brown signed sweeping legislation yesterday that will require the Golden State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below the 1990 levels by the year 2030.
West Hollywood has been calling for light rail within its borders for years. Now, the city is making a serious push to get a Metro stop.