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Matt Dangelantonio is a producer for AirTalk with Larry Mantle on KPCC. He is also the executive producer of FilmWeek.
Before coming to KPCC in 2014, Matt spent three years as a producer, reporter, and host with Cox Media Group in Jacksonville, Florida, where he covered daily top stories, severe weather, and breaking news for News 104.5 WOKV-FM on radio and Action News Jax on television.Matt was also a stringer for the NFL Network on Sirius XM, covering the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars home games during the 2012 regular season.
Matt fell in love with radio while studying broadcast and digital journalism at Syracuse University, first as an on-air music DJ and eventually as VP of Programming 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 grew up in New Hampshire and while he loves his new home of Southern California, he remains a proud New Englander. When he’s not working on AirTalk or FilmWeek, Matt enjoys traveling, catching any games he can involving his beloved Red Sox, Patriots, or Syracuse Orange (though he roots for the Rams and Chargers and is warming up to the Dodgers), exploring a new corner of Southern California with his fiance and their German Shepherd, Hazel, and eating or making the spiciest food he can find.
Stories by Matt Dangelantonio
Talks between Lakers, Pelicans over all-star Anthony Davis heat up as Thursday’s NBA trade deadline looms
The Los Angeles Lakers already made the biggest splash of the NBA offseason when they signed LeBron James, and now they’re working to land themselves the biggest trade of the NBA season so far, as they are among the top suitors for New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis.
If you’ve ever woken up after a night of revelry and heavy drinking with a throbbing head, churning stomach, and a general distaste for being awake, you’ve probably also wished that there was some kind of hangover cure.
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.