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Matt Hoffman

General Assignment Reporter

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Matt Hoffman works in the KPBS newsroom as a temporary general assignment reporter covering a variety of stories in San Diego.

He graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in communication. While attending SDSU, Matt was general manager of KCR College Radio. In 2016, while Matt was serving as GM, the station was named Best College Station in the Nation by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS). In 2017, he received the IBS Golden Microphone for Best Station Manager as well as awards for his hockey and baseball commentaries in 2014, 2015, and 2017.

Matt is no stranger to KPBS; before reporting he worked as a part-time assistant in the newsroom while attending San Diego State. He also currently works at NBC San Diego as a writer and editor for their weekend morning shows. Prior to joining KPBS as a reporter, Matt spent time interning at NBC San Diego, Fox Sports San Diego, The Mighty 1090, 97 Rock, and 1270 TheFan.

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Recent Stories by Matt Hoffman

Port Of San Diego Invites Public To Give Input On Improvi...

Port Of San Diego Invites Public To Give Input On Improving City’s Waterfront

Feb. 21
By Matt Hoffman

The Port of San Diego is looking to ease transportation along the waterfront. They want to hear how people living, visiting and working near Harbor Drive think the area could be improved.

Near Freezing Temperatures Hit San Diego County

Near Freezing Temperatures Hit San Diego County

Feb. 20
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

A cold snap that settled over Southern California over the weekend delivered a few record low temperatures in the San Diego area Tuesday, the National Weather Service reported.

Wristbands Connect East County Homeless To Services

Wristbands Connect East County Homeless To Services

Feb. 19
By Matt Hoffman

The city of El Cajon is partnering with the East County Chamber of Commerce to give out the wristbands with numbers they can text for help.

San Diego Lawmakers Introduce Bill Aimed At Creating Affo...

San Diego Lawmakers Introduce Bill Aimed At Creating Affordable Housing

Feb. 14
By Matt Hoffman

California’s Sustainable and Affordable Housing Act would incentivize developers with a "floor area ratio (FAR)" that lawmakers said would create small and less expensive housing units.

Santee Again Looks At Changing RV Parking Laws

Santee Again Looks At Changing RV Parking Laws

Feb. 14
By Matt Hoffman

The Santee City Council is scheduled to hold another public workshop Wednesday regarding recreational vehicle parking. This comes after the city received numerous complaints that RVs do not follow parking laws and cause safety hazards.

Advocates Rally For Minimum Wage Workers In San Diego

Advocates Rally For Minimum Wage Workers In San Diego

Feb. 12
By Matt Hoffman

Supporters of Fight for $15 and the Poor People’s Campaign took to the streets Monday, advocating for minimum wage earners.

Watchdog Group Evaluates Climate Action Plans In San Dieg...

Watchdog Group Evaluates Climate Action Plans In San Diego County

Feb. 6
By Matt Hoffman

The Climate Action Campaign said while most cities are working toward climate action plans, they are struggling with actually implementing the plans.

Citizens Initiative To Expand San Diego Convention Center...

Citizens Initiative To Expand San Diego Convention Center Starts Collecting Signatures

Feb. 5
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

The organizers of a proposed ballot measure that would raise money for the downtown convention center and homelessness programs plan to launch their signature-gathering effort Monday.

Blood Bank Low On Donations Amidst Record Flu Season In S...

Blood Bank Low On Donations Amidst Record Flu Season In San Diego

Feb. 2
By Matt Hoffman

With a low number of donations, the blood bank said they have begun rationing supplies to local hospitals.

Hundreds Of People Who Are Homeless Get Help At Resource ...

Hundreds Of People Who Are Homeless Get Help At Resource Fair Downtown

Jan. 31
By Matt Hoffman

The event organized by the San Diego Housing Commission at Golden Hall was a chance for people to get free hygiene kits, clothes, vaccines and information about housing.

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