Matthew Smith Biography
Matthew Smith is a veteran reporter/anchor currently working at KCPQ. He joined FOX 13 News in late 2021. In addition, he was named a Metcalf Fellow through the University of Rhode Island in 2021.
Matthew Smith Age
He was born in the year 1987 on the 9th of July in the United States. Smith is 35 years old as of 2022. He celebrates his birthday on July 9 every year.
Matthew Smith Education
In 2021, he was named a Metcalf Fellow through the University of Rhode Island.
Matthew Smith Height|Weight
Smith stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Matthew Smith Family
He was born and raised in the United State. However, he has not revealed information regarding his family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Matthew Smith Wife |Wedding
He is happily married to a beautiful lady by the name of Jen. The couple tied their knot in the year 2020 in Anacortes.
Matthew Smith Children
He has not revealed whether he has children as he likes to keep his personal life private, However, This information is under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.
Matthew Smith Career
At a young age, Smith caught the journalism bug, he was interning at a TV station by 17-years-old and filed his first on-air report at the age of 18. He went on to move around the country with stops in West Virginia, Texas, Nebraska, and Michigan before finding his way to Seattle with his wife.
Smith was raised in Michigan, however, he likes to call Washington his “chosen” home. He got married to his wife Jen in 2020 in Anacortes. Since then the family has grown with the addition of a foster son. The three live with two cats, Moo and Paws, who are always visible on Matt’s social media.
During his leisure time, he enjoys exploring Washington with his family. Smith and his wife have fallen in love with the Cascades – they enjoy hiking and kayaking, while their son seems to want to be outdoors 24/7.
Additionally, he also loves books, movies, and craft beer – though, he gives many of his hobbies up while training for a marathon. He has run several to date and is always trying to improve his time. He has also competed in a number of eating competitions – once dubbed the burrito king of West Virginia; he insists that he has hung up his competitive eating bib.
Matthew Smith Awards
Smith has received numerous awards for his work on-camera and behind it. He was awarded back-to-back Emmys as Michigan’s top reporter, and a third for his work on the anchor desk as the first COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the state of Washington.
A self-professed geek, he loves talking about climate and the environment. In 2021, he was named a Metcalf Fellow through the University of Rhode Island. His work has concentrated on the Flint water problem, the increase in PFAS/PFOA contaminations, air quality concerns in Washington, and salmon recovery. He has appeared on national news programs to report on hurricanes and wildfires but says his favorite stories are the ones he finds in his own community.
Matthew Smith Salary|Net Worth
Smith has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his broadcasting career.
Matthew Smith’s Social Media Platforms
He is very active in all social media accounts and he is often seen posting on his platforms. Smith has over 5.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.