Matt was born and raised in Southern California, where he attend the University of Southern California and remains a big Trojan fan. After the birth of their first child, Annie, Matt’s wife coaxed him to the East Coast to be closer to her rather large family. He now lives in Canton with his wife, daughter, son and two cats. Matt has worked at Californina agencies, including Western International Media, doing buying, planning and account work. He sold cable, broadcast televison and commercial radio prior to joining WBUR 12 years ago.