As director of Chicago Public Media's Digital Product Development team, Matthew leads the organization's development and user experience staff in the effort to conceive, design and build websites, mobile applications and other online properties. Matthew joined Chicago Public Media in January 2012.
Prior to joining Chicago Public Media, Matthew was the director of Student Communications at Columbia College Chicago and served as an online content strategist for a variety of clients including The University of Illinois-Chicago, the Society of Women's Engineers and a number of web development and marketing agencies.
Matthew has a M.A. in New Media from DePaul University and a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from the University of Missouri. Originally from Columbia, Missouri, Matthew resides in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago with his wife, Kate, and their twin boys Desmond and Luka.