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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

Program Offering Homeless Overnight Parking To Expand

Program Offering Homeless Overnight Parking To Expand

Oct. 16
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

A program in Clairemont that provides a safe parking area for homeless people living out of their vehicles and offers them assistance to transition to permanent housing will be expanded, city officials and community leaders announced Monday.

San Diego's Efforts To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak Now Include Fire...

San Diego's Efforts To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak Now Include Firefighters

Oct. 13
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

Municipal, state and federal officials announced various steps Friday to try to corral a deadly outbreak of hepatitis A in San Diego and other areas.

San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Continues To Grow

San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Continues To Grow

Oct. 3
By Matt Hoffman

New numbers reveal 20 more confirmed cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 481. The new numbers come ahead of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presentation about the virus in San Diego.

Carlsbad Bans Commercial Marijuana Ahead of Recreational Pot Sales

Carlsbad Bans Commercial Marijuana Ahead of Recreational Pot Sales

Oct. 2
By Matt Hoffman

Beginning January 1, 2018, marijuana sales for recreational use will become legal in California, but not in Carlsbad.

San Diego's Overnight Parking Laws Hit Homeless Hard

San Diego's Overnight Parking Laws Hit Homeless Hard

Sept. 26
By Matt Hoffman

A current ordinance in San Diego states RV's and certain larger vehicles cannot park on city streets overnight from 2 to 6 a.m.

Disability Advocacy Group Questioning How San Diego's Overnight Par...

Disability Advocacy Group Questioning How San Diego's Overnight Parking Laws Affect Homeless

Sept. 25
By Matt Hoffman

Current law in San Diego stipulates that cars cannot be used for temporary or permanent shelters.

Amidst Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak, Largest Provider of Homeless Se...

Amidst Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak, Largest Provider of Homeless Services In San Diego Speaks Out

Sept. 20
By Matt Hoffman

Father Joe's Villages said they have found confirmed cases of hepatitis A in their shelter and at least one person has died.

Carlsbad Testing New Police Ranger Program

Carlsbad Testing New Police Ranger Program

Sept. 19
By Matt Hoffman

Go to a beach, park or hiking trail in Carlsbad, and you might notice two new rangers out on patrol. But they are not your average ranger.

Local American Red Cross Looking For More Volunteers After Devastat...

Local American Red Cross Looking For More Volunteers After Devastating Hurricanes

Sept. 14
By Matt Hoffman

The organization said they need shelter and case workers ready to deploy to Florida and Texas.

Qualcomm Stadium Getting New Name Soon

Qualcomm Stadium Getting New Name Soon

Sept. 7
By Matt Hoffman

After a month of bidding, a handful of offers are currently being reviewed by San Diego State, the city of San Diego and their partners.

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