Matt joined Spectrum News 13 in March of 2018.

Matt comes to Central Florida after working at WIAT in Birmingham, Alabama.  There Matt covered major stories including tornadoes and the U.S. Senate race between Roy Moore and Doug Jones.

Prior to that, Matt worked in Tucson, Arizona at KVOA. There he covered wildfires, the monsoon, and stories along the border.

Matt also worked in Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville, Texas at KVEO. There he covered hurricanes.  He also covered immigration and border wall stories.

Matt also worked in news markets in North Carolina and Michigan.

Matt grew up in Bloomfield Hills, a suburb north of Detroit, Michigan. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University. 

In his free time Matt enjoys the beach, hiking and watching sports.

Have a story idea? Send Matt an email at Matthew.Fernandez@charter.com.