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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

Veteran Triple Amputee Receives New 'Smart Home' In San Diego

Veteran Triple Amputee Receives New 'Smart Home' In San Diego

Dec. 12
By Matt Hoffman

The specially adapted home for retired U.S. Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal Technician Andrew Bottrell features a kitchen with a lowered microwave, specialized oven and pull-down shelves.

National City Considers Raising Sewer Costs

National City Considers Raising Sewer Costs

Dec. 5
By Matt Hoffman

The City Council voted 4-1 to adopt the ordinance establishing new sewer charges in National City. The council will vote on Dec. 19 to give it final approval.

SANDAG Seeks Community Input For 2019 Regional Plan

SANDAG Seeks Community Input For 2019 Regional Plan

Dec. 4
By Matt Hoffman

The San Diego Association of Governments on Monday held the first of 10 planned public workshops to see what San Diegans are concerned about.

First Of Three Temporary Homeless Shelters Opens In Downtown San Diego

First Of Three Temporary Homeless Shelters Opens In Downtown San Diego

Dec. 1
By Matt Hoffman

The shelter, run by the nonprofit Alpha Project, will house up to 350 homeless men and women each night.

Community Group Sues To Oppose Privatization Of Escondido City Library

Community Group Sues To Oppose Privatization Of Escondido City Library

Nov. 28
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

Opponents of a move by the city of Escondido to outsource its library functions to save money announced Tuesday that they've filed a lawsuit contending that the action violated state law.

UC San Diego Announces Move Up To NCAA Division I

UC San Diego Announces Move Up To NCAA Division I

Nov. 27
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

UC San Diego announced Monday that it will begin the process of moving its athletics program from NCAA Division II to Division I, the top level in collegiate sports.

After 38 Years The Annual Chargers Blood Drive Is Gone, But Not The...

After 38 Years The Annual Chargers Blood Drive Is Gone, But Not The Need For Blood

Nov. 24
By Matt Hoffman

The annual Chargers Blood Drive took place during a critical holiday season when blood donations are typically down. However, just because the NFL team has left, does not mean the need for blood is gone.

San Diego Nonprofit Gives Homeless Thanksgiving Meals, Haircuts

San Diego Nonprofit Gives Homeless Thanksgiving Meals, Haircuts

Nov. 20
By Matt Hoffman

Streets of Hope is having their annual Thanksgiving Feed the Homeless event Monday that offers free haircuts, supplies and a turkey dinner.

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against City Of San Diego Alleges Mistre...

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against City Of San Diego Alleges Mistreatment Of Homeless Living In RVs

Nov. 16
By Matt Hoffman

Disability Rights California is representing nine named clients, as well as hundreds of others who claim the city of San Diego's parking laws unfairly target them.

New Affordable Housing Complex Opens In Chula Vista

New Affordable Housing Complex Opens In Chula Vista

Nov. 14
By Matt Hoffman

Located in Otay Ranch's Millenia development, there are 210 units for low-income seniors and families.

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